Returning that night to our beautiful, charming, windowless, kitchen-less apartment, I was met with a whole new appreciation for what we had. Sure it wasn't the best apartment in the world, but by-God it wasn't the worst
There is always a glimmer of hope that the perfect, well-priced apartment is just within arms reach. And then reality sets in when a few days into the search, you realize that moving in New York City is the most soul crushing experience that any human being can ever go through.
When Lena Dunham and her production team recently commandeered Bar Matchless in my son's Greenpoint neighborhood, he gave her the stink eye, turned on his heel and walked away. From the bar, and from the neighborhood.