Tag: manhattan

End of summer road trip: Minnesota to the east coast

If you know me, you know I love nothing more than traveling, spontaneity, and a good concert. So when my mom brought up the conversation of road tripping to the east coast to visit my brother who lives near DC, I was more than down. The longest road trip I’ve

Broadway’s longest running musical: The Phantom of the Opera in NYC

Broadway’s longest running musical. A timeless story that all others are measured against. An unforgettable score and an undeniable obsession that could never die… The Phantom of the Opera is an international phenomenon that unmasks emotions and leaves audiences everywhere breathless. I had a wonderful time experiencing it’s Broadway splendor

Living in Manhattan during terror threats

Today, yet again, another individual tried to instill fear into a city that so desperately doesn’t need it. Again, I got to witness how defiant New Yorkers are as they continue to go about their days and not let their steps be faltered. It’s with confidence we take these streets—not

New York City resilience: Living in Lower Manhattan during the terrorist truck attack

Less than a mile from where I currently live in Manhattan, New York City experienced it’s deadliest terrorist attack since 9/11. The incident happened on Halloween on the west side of the city and eight people were killed and nearly a dozen were injured. The suspected terrorist, age 29, drove

NYC adventures: Brooklyn Bridge

The people of New York seem to avoid leisurely walking the Brooklyn Bridge at all costs. Yes, they think it’s pretty. But most people I’ve talked to have said they’d rather admire it from afar. “There are too many tourists,” they say. “It’s overcrowded.” While all of this is true, I

From the heart of Times Square

There are simply no words to sum up Times Square. It’s immensely huge, alive with energy, pulsing with the lives of so many different people, full of culture and most of all, excitingly overwhelming. Everywhere you turn, there’s something new to explore and something new to see. I loved being

Small town girl with big city dreams

Well I finally did it, I took on the Big Apple. Yes, I went to New York City, and it was everything I dreamed it would be. The endless stretch of city lights, the hustle and bustle of the city life and the exploration of it all has left me

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