Travel Writings

30 Oct 2017

5 Places You Can Go To Escape The City This Fall

By Jonas Barnes Fall in NYC means flash flood warnings, overflowing subways and the smell of trash being thick with moisture in the air. It also means pumpkin everything and cool festivals throughout the city all the time. There is definitely some awesome shit to go along with the nastiness.

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25 Oct 2017

James Beard Awards 2018: More Puerto Ricans Could Use A Win

OFF MENU IS SPONSORED BY EMPEROR NORTON’S BOOZELAND THE TENDERLOIN’S NEWEST HISTORIC DIVE.  HAPPY HOUR NOON – 7PM In 2012, Puerto Rican chefs on the island became eligible to compete in the James Beard Awards. They are in the “Best Chef South” category competing with Louisiana, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi and Arkansas. Chef and

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21 Sep 2017

Golden Gate Park’s Hidden Gems, On Bicycle

From Market St. to Ocean Beach, the San Francisco ‘Wiggle’ is a wonderful bike route that avoids all the hills and passes through some of the city’s most beautiful spots.  I personally love to take this route on Sundays because that’s when Golden Gate Park closes some of its roads to cars so that bicycles and pedestrians get free rein. Sunday is also the day that delightful characters hold a roller disco dance party, Lindy in the Park has an all day swing dance sessions, and Park Chalet typically has live music on display.

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17 Aug 2017

This is the Hippest Beatnik Walkin’ Tour

Seeing the city through the colorful and chaotic lenses of famous dreamers like Jack Kerouac, Neal Cassady, and Allen Ginsburg.

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15 Aug 2017

Angry About the MTA? Let’s Talk About SEPTA

By Hannah Harkness  This summer is being referred to as “The Summer of Hell” by MTA riders. Line closures, derailments, fires and late trains are making everything insane for public transit riders. But as I look at the images of giant throngs of stranded riders popping up on my Facebook

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10 Aug 2017

Bale Grist Mill: Northern California’s Own Local and Organic Polenta in Napa Valley.

OFF MENU IS SPONSORED BY EMPEROR NORTON’S BOOZELAND THE TENDERLOIN’S NEWEST HISTORIC DIVE.  HAPPY HOUR NOON – 7PM The Bale Grist Mill might seem like something you’d pass up on, but if you’re a history buff, into food, into mechanics…this is for you. Summer is almost over and that means the days are getting

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24 Jul 2017

An Incomplete Rating of A New York City Summer

This is exactly what the title says it is. Regardless of your own personal preferences, most people have a strong opinion one way or another about New York City during the summer. Some people love it, while others can’t wait to get the hell out. This is an incomplete assessment

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