On a whim a couple weeks ago, I decided to try to walk to Central Park from Brooklyn. Unfortunately, my foot gave up as I managed to get as far as Roosevelt Island. But before setting foot on the island, I remembered visiting the island … Continue readingAutumn Walk From Brooklyn to Queens
Look at how close the mourning dove let me know! And while I'm at it, why are these #birds called mourning doves anyway? #animals #birdsofinstagram #nature A post shared by kitties and Plates (@jaischmidt) on Dec 4, 2016 at 9:26pm PST
Winter sun in Prospect Park #nyc A post shared by kitties and Plates (@jaischmidt) on Feb 7, 2016 at 6:01pm PST
It’s impossible to get bored of Central Park. Not only is it huge and full of things to do, you actually discover new things each time you go. Same concept as New York City I guess, except with a focus on nature.
After discovering more pizza places in Bensonhurst, I took a long walk. Destination unknown. That’s what I love to do.
On a walk around Bath Beach in South Brooklyn, I found it amusing that a main street in South Brooklyn is named Cropsey Avenue. Yes, it is near the Verrazano-Narrows bridge, which connects Brooklyn to Staten Island, but I originally thought that Cropsey Avenue is … Continue readingWill the Real Cropsey Please Stand Up
I went out tonight for a Friday night like I usually do, and the group of friends bailed on me at the last minute to see the movies at AMC Empire in Times Square. Not a big deal. I can go to the movies by … Continue readingJust keep walking
There is so much controversy in New York City about these guys dancing on the trains. I love them in the parks though, like they are doing here. This is a part of urban culture. They not only dance and yell SHOWTIME in the parks, … Continue readingStreet dancers in NYC
If you are a transplant like me, you likely grew up with some stereotypes of New York City as a whole. Depending on the era, it could be anything from crime, rap, hustle and bustle, many others, and all of the above. As I was … Continue readingRap in Brooklyn