Milestone in the New York Finger Lakes Region – November 12 – 15, 2016

Milestone in the New York Finger Lakes Region – November 12 – 15, 2016 This month, I reached a major milestone in my life. I turned 40! To celebrate, my husband and I spent a long weekend in New York State’s gorgeous Finger Lakes Region (http://www.fingerlakes.com/, 2016). This area of New York State is meaningful […]

The Disabled Foodie on Amy Oestreicher’s “Why Not Wednesday” – November 16, 2016

The Disabled Foodie on Amy Oestreicher’s “Why Not Wednesday” – November 16, 2016 An article I wrote is part of the Why Not Wednesday feature for Amy Oestreicher’s #LoveMyDetour movement, celebrating the “beautiful detours” that unite us all.  Read my article, and learn how I feel about my detour. Click here (https://amyoes.com/2016/11/16/david-detour/) to read the article. […]

Today’s Update to The Disabled Foodie: Guest Post by Amy Oestreicher

Today’s Update to The Disabled Foodie: Guest Post by Amy Oestreicher Just like I don’t let my disability hold me back from enjoying food and restaurants, my guest blogger, Amy Oestreicher, writes about how she does not let her disability hold her back from enjoying theater. An Open Letter to the Usher at the Theatre […]

Harvest Fest at the Queens Botanical Garden – Flushing, Queens

Harvest Fest at the Queens Botanical Garden – Flushing, Queens – October 16, 2016 Autumn is my favorite season. I thoroughly enjoy butternut and spaghetti squash, apples and cider, and yes, all things pumpkin. I love the vibrant colors of the changing leaves. So, I was excited to attend the Harvest Fest at the Queens […]

The Disabled Foodie Presenting at Accessibility NYC – July 12, 2016

The Disabled Foodie at Accessibility NYC – July 12, 2016 This past July, I was excited to be invited to speak to a group at Accessibility NYC’s monthly Meetup. Today, the video (with captions) was posted to YouTube. Click here (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=10Hd-TH1buM) to view/listen to my presentation. Tweet

The Disabled Foodie on Concepts of Independence’s Blog – September 6, 2016

The Disabled Foodie on Concepts of Independence’s Blog – September 6, 2016 I was flattered to be asked by a friend from college to be featured on Concepts of Independence’s blog. Click here (http://www.coiny.org/blog.php?id=59) to read the article. Tweet

NYC African Food Festival – Brooklyn Navy Yard

NYC African Food Festival – Brooklyn Navy Yard – August 13, 2016 On this excessively hot and humid day, I was really excited to learn more about African cuisine at the NYC African Food Festival. While I have eaten food from Ethiopia, Senegal, and Togo in the past, I was eager to broaden my knowledge […]

Georgia on My Mind – July 27 – August 3, 2016

Georgia on My Mind – July 27 – August 3, 2016 When the end of July rolls around, it is usually time for my husband and I to travel. This year, we decided to visit his family in Columbus, Georgia, and then, we followed it with a visit to Atlanta. My parents, who live in […]

Governors Island, Manhattan – July 17, 2016

Governors Island, Manhattan – July 17, 2016 Governors Island. This 172 acre island in the middle of New York Harbor is a quiet escape that is only a few minutes away from Manhattan and Brooklyn by ferry. This former military base is now a beautiful park with lots to see and do (including an Urban […]

Bastille Day on 60th Street – Midtown East, Manhattan

Bastille Day on 60th Street – Midtown East, Manhattan- July 10, 2016 Bonjour! For more than 20 years, the French Institute Alliance Française has thrown Bastille Day on 60th Street to celebrate Bastille Day (French Independence Day). “…New York’s largest public celebration of France’s Independence Day (July 14, 1789) … Abounding with French cuisine, musique, […]