Party of One: New Series & LUPA Restaurant Review

From trips to Europe to trips to the movies, my ability and desire to do things on my own has always sparked a touch of confusion in people. I love my friends and could probably pretty easily talk at least one of them into any of these activities, but sometimes I just really value my own company. I have always been able to be content with my own company and really enjoy being able to treat myself to something nice - "alone time" for me doesn't always need to be bubble baths a

Playing Tourist at Home: NYC

When I first moved to New York City for school three years ago, one of my biggest goals was to avoid looking like a tourist. I had finally made it to the city I'd wanted to live in for as long as I could remember and I was anxious to look like I belonged. I already had all-black outfits down and quickly adapted to walking at an aggressive pace (I started to suffer from "sidewalk rage" early on in my time as a New Yorker), but other traits have been harder to accept - I still