Freebie – How to live a fun life in NYC and not go broke!

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New York City is not cheap. We all know that.

With record breaking rental rates and groceries you’d think were made of gold because they’re so damn expensive, it’s difficult to have any money left to actually do things that take the stress away from these “adulting” necessities.

But don’t fret, I’m here to share the top five free/cheap things you can do to live in the great city of Gotham and still live like a boss. Continue reading “Freebie – How to live a fun life in NYC and not go broke!”

Hoop Dreams – My first New York City Knicks Game


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Founded and named in 1946 with the cast of votes in Ned Irish’s hat, the New York Knickerbockers (aka The Knicks) were one of the founding teams of the Basketball Association of America, an organization which later merged with its rival the National Basketball League to form the present day National Basketball Association (more commonly known as the NBA). The Knicks are one of only two remaining league teams to operate in their original city.

Like many other teams, the Knicks have had their fair share of ups and downs on the court, but with a fan base as strong as the net and an all-star cast of present and former players (think Patrick Ewing, Larry Johnson and most recently, Carmelo Anthony) the Knicks are still a force to be reckoned with more than 70 years later! Continue reading “Hoop Dreams – My first New York City Knicks Game”

A Swanky Summer Soiree – The 9th Annual Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic

polo1Summer lovin’ had me a blast…

No, I’m not referring to that sweet Summer fling referenced in one of our favorite classic movies, Grease, I’m referring to my love of all things summer in New York City.

We’ve now thawed out and the summer festivities are in full swing. From free to fancy, there is definitely no shortage of soirées this time of year. But nothing says “Summer in the City” like the annual Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic. Continue reading “A Swanky Summer Soiree – The 9th Annual Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic”