Posts from the ‘New York’ category

Marathon Madness NYC

Tomorrow, I will be doing something crazy. I will be waking up early, putting on some spandex, taking the subway to the Staten Island Ferry and then running for 26.2 miles. For the first time ever, I will be running the NYC Marathon.

Running a marathon has been a bucket list item for me since I was a child, but it was one of those things I never actually thought I would do. You see, I actually hate running. But, growing up in Boston, the marathon was always a huge deal. I knew people who ran it every year, who …

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New York, City of Bridges


New York, surrounded by the Hudson River, the East River and the Atlantic Ocean, is truly a city of bridges. There are approximately 60 bridges within NYC and connecting it to surrounding areas. You’ve probably heard of the most famous ones, like the Brooklyn Bridge, the George Washington Bridge and the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, but in a city built on marshland, you are never far from a bridge.

Living in NYC, it is easy to forget about the water. Riding the subway to work, going to dinner in Midtown, zipping from place to place, the water is hidden by towering …

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Favorite Things – New York Edition


New York is known as the city that never sleeps. There is always something going on, some bustle or commotion to participate in. As a college student here for four years, that was one of the draws – the lights, the plays, the movies, the bars and clubs. As I get older and live in the city longer, however, I am finding myself drawn to the quieter parts of the city, where I can get away from the crowds and almost forget where I am for a while.

A few weekends ago, my husband and I decided to go for …

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