Travel Writings

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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21 Jul 2017

Mexico City has a new Saint and it Protects Against Gentrification

Without – one assumes – papal consent, artists in two Mexico City neighborhoods have created and venerated their very own patron saint, Santa Mari de Juaricua, protectress against gentrification. Santa Maria de Ribera and Juarez are two adjoining neighborhoods in CDMX which have been hit hard in recent years by

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29 Jun 2017

Gus’s World Famous Fried Chicken: The Black-Owned Chicken Joint That Became A National Franchise

OFF MENU IS SPONSORED BY EMPEROR NORTON’S BOOZELAND THE TENDERLOIN’S NEWEST HISTORIC DIVE.  HAPPY HOUR NOON – 7PM Gus’s World Famous Fried Chicken is taking over the world. Two locations just opened in Los Angeles and there are plans to open the franchise in China and South America. Sorry, folks…it’s not in the

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16 Jun 2017

NYC Summer Grub Series: Smorgasburg

By Jonas Barnes So last week, we ventured to Manhattan to showcase a Chelsea staple known as The Chelsea Market. This week, we’re traveling over the bridge and jumping beard first into Williamsburg. I’ll say this, Brooklyn gets a lot of shit for the beards and hipsters and all that,

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17 May 2017

How To Acclimate Yourself to a New City

Let’s get real – moving to a new city can be tough. Even if you already know people who live there, and have an apartment, job, or family in your soon-to-be hometown, getting used to calling a new place home can be difficult. Looking for ways to speed up the

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