Events + Entertainment, Travel

Life is Beautiful

Last weekend, Brian was scrolling through his Instagram feed when all of a sudden, he jolted and showed me a post: Mr Brainwash snapped a photo of his show’s soft opening! On a whim, we left the cozy confines of our apartment to check out the exhibit in Chelsea.

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Events + Entertainment, Travel

Philippe Parreno: H(N)YPN(Y)OSIS

If you’re looking for something to do on a humid Friday night, consider the Philippe Parreno installation at the Park Avenue Armory.

The show just opened on June 10th & I dragged Brian into it this past Friday for post work libations with a side of art appreciation.

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Events + Entertainment, Travel

Yayoi Kusama: Give Me Love

This past weekend, we visited David Zwirner in Chelsea and stood in line under the sweltering afternoon heat to experience the Obliteration Room. Half an hour later, we were handed a page with polka dot stickers in varying colors and a polite reminder to limit our visit to 5 minutes.

Here’s some photos of us trying to be blend and be obliterated into the spherical madness.

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Food, Travel

From the Archives: Firenze Forever!

Our 4th day in Italy was spent in Florence (the first three were spent in Rome). We took an early train from Rome and got to the Tuscan capital way before noon. We only spent one night here but I really wish we had a longer stay. It’s not as crazy touristy and it’s just so picturesque.

You know that movie Under the Tuscan Sun with Diane Lane? Where her character went on vacation in Tuscany and just decided to impulsively buy a decrepit villa? I GET IT. It’s so freaking beautiful that I would consider buying a rotting villa to move here – never mind the fact that I don’t speak a lick of Italian.

In the words of the iconic and equally materialistic Carrie Bradshaw, “I couldn’t understand a word she was saying, but I felt I had in my possession all the Italian I’d ever need to know: Dolce, Dolce, Dolce.”

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