Say hello to Brooklyn, New York, where Coney Island hot dogs sidle up to duck confit dumplings, beach volleyball comes with a backdrop of Wall Street, and Tattly temporary tattoos compete with real ink for bearded man forearm space. It’s not Manhattan, certainly not the ‘burbs, but so cool that all the fixie-riders haven’t managed… Continue reading Welcome to Hipsterville
A tribute to the past year in SF; a fond farewell. Bring Your Own Big Wheel 2012: These two were waiting in the porta potty line at the top of the hill, and the woman struck up a casual conversation. SF intermingling at its finest. Ocean Beach: After all this time I still haven’t learned… Continue reading A One Year Retrospective
Yes, this trip was in February, but so much has happened since then! See you back on this side of the pond in July . . . I’d seen the sights, taken the requisite photos, lemminged up with the best of the tourist crowds . . . So this time around I just wanted to… Continue reading London, long overdue
Portland feels like the kind of party you might have in up in snow country, where you make a couple invitations and put out the bruschetta as people start to trickle in and kick off their boots, and all of a sudden the house is packed with flannel and beards and the fireplace is crackling… Continue reading Stumptown
Without the usual family activities to satisfy my Christmas urges — decorating the tree, singing carols, sneaking around with rolls of tape and ribbons — the focus naturally turned to food. But not being a large-hunk-o’-meat person, I wasn’t exactly jumping at the chance to perfect my oven-roasting skills. So in honor of the Jewish… Continue reading Happy Holidays!