Art, Adventure & Apotheke – A Long Weekend in the Big City

IMG_0611Long weekends. Oh how we love them. As New Yorkers work hard, we also play hard, and when a long weekend like last week’s Columbus Day rolled around, I was so excited to have yet another Monday (or any day for that matter) off. The only problem is, what do you do with all that extra time?

Well, if you ask me, I’ll have no problem whipping something right up for you. And it goes a little something like this… Continue reading “Art, Adventure & Apotheke – A Long Weekend in the Big City”

Color Your World – Finding Inspiration in Your Daily Life

riz2 - CopyToday was one of the most stressful, physically grueling days. From all the way uptown, to downtown, and even getting lost and taking the train in the wrong direction, it was horrible. Until, toward the very end, I saw this guy — Riz Robinson– A New York born and raised street artist who transformed his once frowned upon talent (graffiti some call it) into greatness. He’s now part of the Harlem Arts Collective, beautifying the city with murals, painting on unorthodox canvasses (old doors in particular), displaying his art from street corners, to local bars, to the finest of galleries on Park Avenue. Continue reading “Color Your World – Finding Inspiration in Your Daily Life”