food and art in williamsburg

having a car in the city is enabling us to get out of our little corner of manhattan. one saturday we went across the williamsburg bridge to hangout in williamsburg. first stop: DuMont Burger¬† yum, yum, yum. this cozy burger joint hit the spot. my husband and i split a spinach salad and burger (thanks…

central park’s north woods

gr2’s fourth grade class had a field trip to central park’s north woods. i didn’t realize there were woods to walk through in central park! i chaperoned the trip with a few other parents. from school we took the subway to 103rd street. their teacher couldn’t have picked a more beautiful, fall day–not windy, not…

city walk: chelsea

gr1 had a birthday party at chelsea piers. i got the chance to explore chelsea while she was at her party. my husband was with gr2 and gr3 camping with some friends out of town. what will i do in chelsea? i checked out some art galleries along 22nd street: Arlene Shechet at Sikkema Jenkins…

fall food nyc

jollibee (woodside, queens) we ordered: an aloha burger (slice of pineapple in the burger), lumpia shanghai (little egg rolls), two orders of spaghetti, chicken joy (fried chicken with rice and gravy), ube shake (purple yam with tapioca pearls), and one halo-halo (best filipino dessert ever). the chicken joy was yum! halo-halo had two scoops of…

summer visitors 2013

round 1: my cousin and her two kids came for the weekend at the end of june. we took the subway on saturday to coney island. first stop, the beach. the kids and my dear husband played in the water. feet were buried in the sand and my cousin and i soaked up some sun.…

summer 2013 is here (finally)

today is the last day of school! we have a running list of things we want to do this summer that we all contributed to. we don’t have to do it all, but we’ll have fun trying. the list 1. Donut Plant we always have this on our summer list. easy peasy. does it count…