The Vessel at Hudson Yards

It May Be Dark, But The Lights (And The Hope) Still Shine Bright

This year has been unlike anything we could have imagined. Exactly one year ago, I was in the final stages of creating this website and its related social media platforms. I was just a few weeks away from the official launch of Beyond the Square and excited for the upcoming year full of travel, writing, documenting, and planning. Eight weeks …

Columbus Circle Central Park

Visiting NYC During The Pandemic

I frequently get asked if it’s okay to visit New York City during the pandemic. The answer: it depends. Early in the pandemic, the answer was a hard “no”. But as the numbers have come down and the city and its residents have been diligent to consistently implement health and safety measures, the answer isn’t quite as hard and fast. …