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 …

Holding On To What We Know: New York City Will Rise.

The city that never sleeps has taken a deep exhale and is closing her eyes. Streets are nearly vacant, subway cars empty and many businesses shuttered. The rush of humanity has dispersed, hunkering down for the sake of selves and community. This forced slumber, though scary and unknown, is best characterized as a nap. It’s not the catnap that we’d …