Vive La Vie Bohème

It seems like lately everyone in New York City is working for a startup, knows someone who wants them to invest in something, is promoting a Kickstarter page, or is changing to the freelance lifestyle. Our generation is defined not by our 9-5 job anymore, but by what we show in our Facebook page or…

NYSS Goes for a Midnight Spin

The combination of the words “Midnight” and “Spin” to form a band name has a colorful collection of backstories ranging from a late night game of Russian roulette to vocalist Mike Corbett’s starring role as a timely spinning circus carnie. I’m inclined to believe either all or none, but either way I’m damn glad these…

Dear Yesterday

  I am loyal to anything resembling and or referencing to the “good ol” days; however, once more, I found myself subscribing to a temporary state of confusion, awaiting the L train at the Metropolitan transfer stop in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Suddenly, I felt as if I were experiencing the prerequisites associated with a coronary attack,…

Nametag Day: Making New Yorkers Less Bitchy

Ever wonder what would happen to NYC if everyone wore a nametag for a day? Would the dark, mean New Yorkers become more friendly and more talkative? Well, one could hope so and in an effort to prove that we aren’t as cold hearted as the rest of America seems to think we are some…

Recap: 1st Annual NYC Hot Sauce Festival

Hey southern folk, what if I told you there is one day a year when Brooklynites and other New Yorkers come together to eat the stuff our dreams are made of? Need more detail? Numerous wing sauces, jalapeno popcorn, fiery flavored jerkies, grilled cheese sandwiches and absolutely not least, biscuits and gravy. If you’re not…

sami.the.great: Modern Siren in the City

My roommate doesn’t like artists with “the great” in their names. Too bad for her, sami.the.great is keeping her name…mostly because she kind of is great. Her track, Making Eyes, from the most recent album she’s released instantly made it onto my favorites list for all the right reasons, the very least of which are…

Destination: Meatball Shop

Here we are again on another beautiful Saturday night and the destination this time around was the Meatball Shop in Williamsburg, NY. As soon as we entered and the energy of the place engulfed us. It did not take that long to be seated., although once we sat, I got antsy waiting to order. The…