Jersey Devil Lunchdate

Jersey City is proud to be one the most culturally diverse cities in the world. Originally it was home of the Lenape tribes, and was later settled by a large Dutch population in the 1600s. It has been a welcoming refuge for immigrants and slaves, and a hub for freedom and equality-seeking masses over the…

Exploring Moscow: Bulgakov, Brick, and Borsch.

Here is my article that was published in KnoxZine last year. This fall, I was presented with the opportunity to visit Russia, a goal on my bucket list since childhood. After researching, brushing up my language skills, and obtaining a visa, I refined details with a travel companion and a close friend who resides in Moscow. Once…