Your Summer Guide to New York City

Ah, summer in the city. So much to do, so little desire to sit at home in my studio apartment.


Despite the unbearable humidity, summer in the city is my favorite time of year. Partially because it’s when half the population gets the hell out and heads to the Hamptons, so you can actually walk/breathe/etc without brushing up against six other people in the process.

Truthfully, though, I share the same sentiment during fall and spring, too… Point being, I love when the weather cooperates enough for my favorite hobbies take shape: People watching, wine drinking and outdoor dining.

I get a lot of requests to share my favorite spots in New York City, so I thought I’d roll ‘em up and showcase the spaces and places I’m frequenting this summer.

Without further adieu, here’s the scoop on my summer guide to New York City.

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Link Love, Vol. 17

Hello and happy Friday, guys! Doesn’t it seem like post-holiday work-weeks are painfully longer than every other week imaginable? Like, infinitely so.


I’m off to San Fran next week (on the coat-tails of a trip to Chicago), so this weekend is all about New World Order in the house of c+c. Meaning, I need to unpack my freakin’ suitcase just so that I can re-pack it.

Back-to-back travel always motivates me to simplify various facets of my life — closet cleansing, kitchen cleaning, make-up tossing… You name it.

I’d cite Feng shui and all that for my behavior, but really, it’s just because I will freak the f–k out coming home to an apartment full o’ clutter. Garbage chutes are fun. Real fun. (Picture Oprah: “YOU get a car! YOU get a car!”)

In the interim — a few links and looks I loved this week:

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Pier 62

You ever have one of those days where you just. do. not. want. to. do. anything?


Totally, right? That was me last night — despite a slew of after-work events I’d over-ambitiously committed to. Some days (most days), the only thing I want to RSVP to after a long day at work is my ass on the couch with $25 worth of delivery.

But, about last night — obviously, I rallied:

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