Monthly Archives for October 2013

Home Is Where the Heart Is

“You will never be completely at home again, because part of your heart always will be elsewhere.  That is the price you pay for the richness of loving and knowing people in more than one place.” — Miriam Adeney [Photo … Continue reading

18. October 2013 by Alyssa
Categories: Home, Quotes, Scenic, Travel | Tags: , , , | 3 comments

TTT: Banksy in NYC

Today, I stumbled across THIS in TriBeCa: An original Banksy, right here on the streets of Manhattan.  How incredible is that?  It was definitely one of the coolest “NYC moments” I’ve experienced thus far — and it made me miss LONDON! … Continue reading

15. October 2013 by Alyssa
Categories: Current Events, New York City, Scenic | Tags: , , , , , , , | 3 comments

I’m a 5-Year-Old Trapped in a 25-Year-Old’s Body

For the past few weeks, I’ve been begging my friends to partake in fun fall activities with me.  Literally.  BEGGING.  Apple picking.  Hayrides.  Haunted houses.  ANYTHING. Hi.  I’m five. Needless to say, you can only imagine my excitement at the … Continue reading

15. October 2013 by Alyssa
Categories: Drinks, Friends, Holidays, New York City | Tags: , , , , , , , , | 5 comments

One Fine Day

Lawrence Ferlinghetti, when asked to share his recipe for happiness: “One grand boulevard with trees, with one grand cafe in sun, with strong black coffee in very small cups. One [not necessarily] very beautiful man or woman who loves you. … Continue reading

08. October 2013 by Alyssa
Categories: Coffee Talk, Drinks, Music, New York City, Quotes | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , | 3 comments

You Have Not Truly Lived Until…

…you’ve sprinted through mid-town Manhattan with a 6-foot-tall Hello Kitty balloon during the 6pm, end-of-the-day, commuter rush hour. Happy birthday, Bull!

04. October 2013 by Alyssa
Categories: Drinks, Friends, New York City | Tags: , , , , | 1 comment

Things to Do in NYC: Dinner at Toro

Last night, we were lucky enough to score a table at a new restaurant in Manhattan that practically everyone’s buzzing about — TORO. Toro is a Barcelona-style tapas restaurant, serving a mix of traditional and modern Spanish food made with the … Continue reading

03. October 2013 by Alyssa
Categories: Drinks, Food, Friends, New York City | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 comments

Wake Me Up When September Ends

“I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers.” — L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables And just like that, September is over with the blink of an eye. September has always been one of my favorite … Continue reading

03. October 2013 by Alyssa
Categories: Current Events, Friends, Hoboken, New York City, Quotes, Real Talk, Scenic | Tags: , , , , , , , | 4 comments