Tag: nyc

Saying goodbye to a year to remember: 2017 in review

2017 was a bold year. One of adventure, travel, discovery, chasing dreams and finding out even more who I am. It was a new year of tackling fears, walking in faith, moving across the country to New York City and working in a huge Manhattan newsroom I didn’t think I’d

7 things I learned about the city and myself while living in NYC

I lived in New York City for 120 days, and I can’t even begin to tell you how fast it went by. Every day was so different, an adventure all on its own. It was magical. It was whimsical. A dream in itself. I’m still in awe of the diversity

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

The most New York night: Seeing The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon

    My love (and luck) for contests continues to grow. I recently won two VIP tickets to The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon and it was the most New York experience I’ve had yet. I’m still pinching myself–it was the perfect way to end my semester studying journalism in

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

A church that occupies all streets: Hillsong New York City

This Sunday, I was moved to tears. Not only because the worship in church was amazing, the message insightful and the production a set that every media lover dreams church could be, but because it was my last Sunday being able to call Hillsong’s New York City campus home. This church

New York City’s first snow

I feel like I rediscovered New York City all over again, but in a new enchanted, whimsical sort of way. I never realized how truly magical the city is during the Christmas season until I got to experience it during its first snowfall. If I could relive this day again,

Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting in NYC 2017

Last night was LIT (all the puns intended). I, along with tens of thousands of people, filled the Rockefeller Center in the heart of New York City to attend the Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony. The event was hosted by NBC and made me feel the most New York yet–there’s

Cousin fun in NYC — Abby and Julia come to visit

There are few things I love more than getting to show my favorite people around my favorite city. Recently, I loved having my sister and cousin come visit. We had the best weekend in NYC. We did all the touristy things and I got to show them a glimpse of

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