New York Lately

Well, August has officially slipped through my finger tips. I keep asking myself how it’s already [basically] the 9th month out of the year, but it really shouldn’t be such a shocker. Time always finds a way to fly. Since the weeks of summer keep zipping by, I figured it was only fitting for a new “Life Lately” post. So, without further ado, here is a short recap of what’s been going on in New York…

A couple weeks back, Derek and I grabbed brunch at the incredibly charming, Iris Cafe in Brooklyn Heights. Tucked away on a quiet side street, this place was truly a hidden gem.

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Talk about some enchantment. Brooklyn sure knows how to mesmerize on a whole new level.

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For months, my friend told me we had to check out the Brooklyn Farmacy. Ah, this adorable old-timey soda fountain stole my heart. Why did it take us so long to come here?!

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And how could I ever forget this caramel, pretzel sundae?! Creamy vanilla-bean ice-cream resting on a bed of warm, crushed pretzels with gooey, sweet caramel drizzled on top.

YUMMMM.

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Derek and I took the long way home one morning after brunch and stumbled upon this pink beauty. Just look at those shutters. For a second, I thought we were back in New Orleans!

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We finally made time for a movie in the park. I mean, you can’t really pass up a free showing of Footloose!!

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Street art at its finest…

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With temps soaring in the upper 80’s, there’s been lots of stops for ice coffee lately.

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Not to mention all the various happy hours.

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Two weeks ago, my friend, Kim, and I were feeling adventurous and bought a groupon for an intro to aerial silks. Let me just say, A LOT harder than it looks.

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We’re trying to hold a tight grip to these last four weeks of summer.

Ah, even typing that is unbelievable.

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Cheers to a lot more rooftop happy-hours, summer nights in the park, and outdoor seating!!

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