New York City: Guide 1

I go to NYC pretty frequently – part for fun, part for work, and sometimes completely at random.  It’s a 3.5 hour ride on the Amtrak and if you book far enough in advance you can pay less than $100 round trip (not bad).  Last weekend was one of those weekends
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Dumbarton Oaks

Having a parent come to town is always awesome – it means you’re going to eat well, probably get some new clothes, and can write off classwork to do cool things without feeling completely guilty. I had heard of Dumbarton Oaks before, but really didn’t know anything about it.  Believe it
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31st Annual Harriman Polo Cup

Last weekend I dressed in my summer’s best to do what I do best: judge.  For the past few years, the Harriman Cup has been the marker for the “last chapter of summer” – a final chance to wear one’s seersucker jacket and/or obnoxiously colored pair of pants before permanently retiring them to the back of the closet.
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My #Preppy Summer Vacation on Nantucket

I love Nantucket.  Yeah, it’s not the most original place to go, but at least it wasn’t the Hamptons!  I visited Nantucket last year for the first time and fell hard for the cobblestone streets, the lack of major chain retailers and the laid-back nature of the island that all
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That Time I Went To Brooklyn

I spent last week in NYC because some company was crazy enough to hire me.  I haven’t really talked about it, but the whole reason I stayed here in DC was to take on an internship that somehow turned into a job offer.  I would be lying if I said I
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Fourth of July Weekend

Fourth of July.  It’s one of my favorite holidays that consists of good food, great people, and new memories.  Seeing as I’m not #Preppy enough to pack up my L.L. Bean Boat and Totes and rent a house for a couple of weeks in #ACK or Martha’s Vineyard to celebrate America’s birthday, I
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Bacon & Charlottesville

Last Saturday (one of the three days I DON’T have summer classes), I threw a bunch of junk into the biggest bag I could find and hauled myself down to Charlotesville, Virginia for the weekend. We hit up the Cured Fest because a) it’s all about bacon, b) it sounded
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Foxfield Races

Two Saturdays ago, I spent the day in Charlottesville at the Foxfield Races at the University of Virginia.  I’ve had friends from college and DC who have been going for awhile and since I had a relatively light final exam schedule, I decided to put a small group together and head down.
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