An Afternoon at the Theater without my Phone

Last month, I snagged a rush ticket to one of the many, highly anticipated shows hitting Broadway this spring, Second Stage Theater’s production of Take Me Out. A revival of the Tony-Award winning play by Richard Greenberg, I wasn’t overly familiar with the storyline beyond the blurb I read online while grabbing by ticket. Even…

Taylor Swift by Candlelight

At this point, I’d label myself a Swiftie. Taylor Swift definitely has my heart. Not only are her melodies catchy little earworms, but she’s also such a phenomenal lyricist. I’m constantly in awe of the way she puts her thoughts and feelings into words. Here are a handful of my favorites: “And you call me…

Jimmy Fallon & Seth Meyers & Children’s Books, Oh My!

Don’t sleep on your local bookstore for author events and book signings! I attended two memorable events last month through bookstores, big and small. Earlier this week, I went to the first in-person event since Covid at the Barnes & Noble in Union Square…and y’all, it was a winner! The Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon…

Check Out Some Fun, Unique NYC Venues…And Support a Worthy Cause

When you’re looking for a night out in NYC, we all know the big names — Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall, or one fo the many Broadway theaters. But I’ve recently found some super cool organizations that operate their own event venues that I’m excited to share with you. Here we go… 92nd…

TV Taping Tickets 101: How to See Your Favorite Talk Shows for Free

Seven years ago this week, I was here in NYC on vacation and knocking so many firsts off my bucket list — devouring the famous cronut, witnessing my first real snowfall, enjoying NYC pizza, seeing my first Broadway shows and attending my first TV talk show tapings. It was a trip I’ll never forgot for…

‘Tis the season to binge a season

You made it through the work week – and to quote ‘NSYNC quoting Johnny Kemp, “Just got paid, it’s Friday night.” Since we’re spending almost all of our time at home, there’s really nowhere to go waste away your paycheck…So, where are you spending your weekend? Personally, I’ve found myself spending more time than exploring…

Walking into 2020 at the Happiest Place on Earth

As y’all know, I’d been faithfully following the keto diet for more than a year before I decided it was time to move back to Texas. When I made that decision, I realized there were so many things in NYC that I hadn’t tried and obviously needed to eat them all before I left. So,…

Let’s talk about fear, baby…

One of the best pieces of advice I’ve ever received has also stuck with me for years (it's that good!) — Don’t make decisions based on fear.  How often are we guilty of this? I’ve watched it happen in both personal and professional situations time and time again. And just like the person who shared…