Category new york

An Ode to New Paltz, 5 Years Later

By Maria Pianelli I started college five years ago this week. Five internships, two jobs, a degree and a mountain tattoo later, what a strange, beautiful trip it’s been. I began a city girl, embedded within the East Coast and never seeing more than what was in front of me. A dreamer, shy, head in […]

Taking Flight from the Nest at Twenty-Two

By Sharon Hillman Ever since my junior year of college I knew that I wanted to wind up in New York City. There’s something so infatuating about living in such an electrifying, bustling hub of culture and opportunities. No wonder it’s considered the quintessential “American Dream.” I knew that getting there would not be a […]

Suburban Security: On Pushing Off My Inevitable Move to NYC

By Carly Rome For as long as I can remember, I’ve been one of those kids who is in a rush to grow up. By 7th grade, I was going to the mall with friends to buy eyeliner and push up bras. In 8th grade, I started regularly going to local punk shows with crowds […]

Trading Metropolises

By Mike Provenzano A little less than a year ago, I decided that I was due for a change. In many ways, becoming an adult and graduating college was shrinking my comfort zone; I thought the best way to deal with that was to leave that comfort zone all together. As a result, I accepted […]