"Are you ever coming back?," they asked. It was every friend and family member's favorite question while I was home. And all I could say was, "yes, but I don't know when." The truth is, I'm not sure anymore--whether I want to be abroad for the next six months, two years, or ten. Legality and costs are concerns as well. Even though it was easy to float back into my life in Paris, New York will always mean home to me; it's what made bringing the boy to nostalgic places and unforgettable people so special.
Chelsea Market. (2) Take the subway downtown to the Financial District. (3-4) Ride the Staten Island Ferry to and from. (5-6) Have lunch al fresco at South Street Seaport. (7) Never forget. (8) Drift into Tribeca. (9) Wander through Soho. (10) Stay a while in Washington Square Park. (11) Walk the High Line. (12) Soak up the views from Terroir's pop-up on The Porch. (13) Celebrate happy hour(s) with sorority sisters at The Standard Biergarten.