June was full of busy weekends. In the old days they would have kept me vivacious and going strong, but nowadays, by Sunday have me completely worn out. As June comes to a close, I look back on all those Nyc days, weaving from one to the next, and I revel in the memories and wonder what the next month will bring.
Sat, June 20 , Williamsburg, Brooklyn
12 pm – Domino Sugar Factory for the Kara Walker Exhibit, “Subtlety”
More to come on this interesting and provocative exhibit in the Domino Sugar factory in Brooklyn.
2 pm – Smorgasburg flea food market
There is nothing cooler then hopping on a quick train and finding ourselves, only 15 minutes later, on the river overlooking my very city skyline, smack dab in the middle of a food frenzied fiesta. That is the Smorgasburg flea food market in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. One after one of food vendors lines up the space right on the water, and just beyond is a huge park where everyone seems to congregate. As they should, because it’s really lovely. Who knew I could enjoy Williamsburg this much? My vendors of choice on that day; I couldn’t resist the coconut drink and we split a cone of fries with garlic sauce. I’m already making a list of what I want to try next.
Friday, June 27 – 10 pm, Staten Island
Impractical Jokers- The Tenderloins show
Call me a simple girl, but theres something so romantic about taking the Staten Island ferry late, on a Friday night. To take it reminds me of some of my favorite scenes on movies, like Working Girl and Barefoot in the Park. Most importantly, it is a reminder that even the simplest of pleasures, a sense of adventure can be both rewarding and free.
At home, we love watching the show Impractical Jokers. It centers around 4 life long friends, Murr, Q, Joe, and my personal favorite, Sal as they challenge each other to do outlandish missions and earn points, which includes things like eskimo kiss a stranger, and get someone to repeat a made up word. A back and forth, sometimes chaotic 4 way stand-up, the boys played to the audience, heckling some deserving members at times(one involved telling an overzealous member of the crowd to put down the glowsticks, dumbass!). They also showed clips with never before seen footage all leading up to a climatic moment. All I will say is eating a piece of dog poop may or may not be involved. And yes, I thought it was pretty hilarious.
Sat, June 28- 12 pm , Met Museum
Charles James: Beyond Fashion Exhibit