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The Indisputably Best Tacos in Austin

October 6, 2016


The Indisputably Best Tacos in Austin written in no particular order

Finally, Self-Published

August 18, 2016


In 2011, a 23 year old journalist named Anthony Nicaj left his home in Mineola, NY on foot pushing a stroller full of his belongings with the intention of walking across America. Along the way, he kept a collection of journals that described the beautiful, random, and mundane that came from the American highway with […]

From a Recent Trip To NY

December 20, 2015


Air Sex East Coast Regionals (2011)

January 20, 2011


Tim League, owner and founder of the Alamo Drafthouse in Austin, Texas (also home to the music festival Austin City Limits) saw how popular air sex had become in Japan and decided to bring it to America, Iron Chef style. I attended the Air Sex East Coast Regionals in NYC on Friday, 11 January, at the Mercury Lounge […]

Times Square for New Years (2010-1)

January 5, 2011


One of my closer friends from high school, Antonia, came home for the holidays and told me that  two of her law school buddies wished to experience New Year’s eve in Times Square–so I decided to tag along. Having lived on Long Island for 23 years, this would be my first time ringing in the […]

Ray’s Pizza: Perpetual Disappointment

December 20, 2010


“The Famous Ray’s Pizza” 465 6th Ave. (Corner of 11th St) Manhattan The oldest “Ray’s Pizza” to open in Manhattan (Little Italy) did so in 1959 and was headed by Ralph Cuomo of the Lucchese mobster family.  Cuomo would continue a prosperous life that would include holding up a Park Avenue restaurant at gunpoint, trafficking […]

Hike: Windham Mountain to Blackhead Mountains Range

November 9, 2010


This past weekend, (November 6-7), I went for another hike with Rob in the Catskill Mountains. This would be my most ambitious hike yet, totaling 14.5 miles over two days. In terms of distance, our first day would be a cinch, 5.1 miles to the summit of Windham Mountain and then camping at Burnt Knob. […]