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 […]

Tacoway Beach – Rockaway Beach, Queens

Tacoway Beach – Rockaway Beach, Queens – July 24, 2016 Having never been out to the boardwalk in the Rockaways, a visit was long overdue. According to Bon Appetit magazine, some of the best fish tacos in NYC can be found in the Rockaways. That is how we ended up visiting Tacoway Beach with our […]

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, […]

Hometown Bar-B-Que, Red Hook, Brooklyn

Hometown Bar-B-Que, Red Hook, Brooklyn – July 3, 2016 As a result of living in New York City and being a wheelchair user, it is not so easy to come across an accessible backyard barbecue, a near essential component of July 4th weekend. So, upon reading rave reviews about how Hometown Bar-B-Que serves some of […]

Egg Rolls, Egg Creams, & Empanadas Festival – Lower East Side, Manhattan

Egg Rolls, Egg Creams, & Empanadas Festival – Lower East Side, Manhattan – June 19, 2016 The Museum at Eldridge Street hosted its annual Egg Rolls, Egg Creams, & Empanadas Festival to celebrate the three predominant cultures of Manhattan’s Lower East Side: Chinese, Jewish, and Puerto Rican. “Celebrate the Jewish, Chinese and Puerto Rican communities of […]

The Lemon Ice King of Corona – Corona, Queens

The Lemon Ice King of Corona – Corona, Queens – May 28, 2016 After enjoying two of the wonderful cultural offerings Flushing Meadows Corona Park has to offer (the Queens Zoo (a lovely, small zoo run by the same organization as the Bronx Zoo focusing on wildlife from the Western hemisphere) and the Queens Museum), […]

The Disabled Foodie on Greater Than Podcast – May 23, 2016

The Disabled Foodie on Greater Than Podcast – May 23, 2016 I was honored to be featured on Greater Than podcast this week. You need to have iTunes to be able to listen. Click here (https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/greater-than/id1110163161?mt=2) to listen. Tweet