Long Island City Sunset 03.24.15

These last few months have been rough, but sometimes this city isn't so bad. I took this from the roof of our building the other night, while waiting for a GPS signal before a...

Civic Personnae

Something Liz and I got thinking about this past weekend: After attending a particularly drunk and rowdy brunch at a bar in downtown Arlington, Virginia (nice town, by the way) Liz remarked how different it...

The Number Two Train

As Liz and I were heading home from Broadway Tuesday night, she noticed on Twitter that yet another person had been killed by an MTA subway--something that's been in the news a lot recently....

Among the Clouds

If you come to New York City, you can pay $100 million to live above the clouds. My friend calls it "The Bespin Penthouse." That's 432 Park Avenue, the second-tallest building in New York City...

Long Island City on a Snowy Morning

  Google does this thing it calls "Auto Awesome" when you sync your phone photos with Google Plus. Once in a while, you get a little surprise message that some cyborg somewhere has gussied up...
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DON LEMON PARTY: CNN Anchor Wrong about Race, Wrong about Harlem

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_mFv-OdZvOA Don Lemon seems to have made a hobby out of victim blaming recently. The CNN anchor confuses the symptoms of a societal problem with its causes when he argues Black Americans could solve all...

Stonewall at 44 / the death of DOMA

This photo is of Christopher Street, where I just watched Edie Windsor announce that she defeated DOMA. It's where I went as soon as I left the office. It was 44 years ago, almost to...

Golden Time

I happened to be at the Highline just in time for sunset.

Apartment Searching: Philly vs New York

A quick study in contrasts. Here's how apartment searching works in Philly: You find ten apartments on Craigslist that suit your needs. Five of them are fake, and someone asks you to send money via Western...

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