Love in the time of the internet

Hi Hart Beat. It’s a stormy night here in Brooklyn and I desperately hope that this rain cools down the temperatures before Carolyn and I head to the beach this weekend… Anyway, a couple days ago I came across this fascinating article about a New Yorker who chronicled his heartbreaking love story in a series

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My best dating tip

Hey Hart Beat. Since moving to Brooklyn two years ago as a single lady I can confidently say that I have tried every single online dating site made known to man. The list is long, including the likes of OKC, Coffee Meets Bagel, Tinder and many more. You want to know the truth Hart Beat?

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How should a person be?

Hey Hart Beat. Happy Saturday! What are you doing on this overcast day? I had been hoping on going to the beach with C. but this foggy weather has me instead hanging out in Greenpoint doing yoga and reading this amazing book (seriously can’t put it down). I’ll tell you about it when I finish

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Sia amazes me

I heard THE BEST interview with singer/songwriter Sia over the weekend and if you are all interested in music or song writing, you have to listen to it. What I found so interesting from the interview was Sia’s stance on showing her face and promoting herself as opposed to her art. She won’t tour anymore

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Well done, Mr. Linklater

Hey Hart Beat. As you loyal readers probably know, my favorite movie of all time is the mesmerizing Before Sunset. I love that movie (and it’s predecessor and follower) so much that when I went to Paris I followed their exact steps and I watch the movie at least once a year. Dios, even the

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Welcome home, son

Happy Sunday Hart Beat. This weekend I was so happy to get out of the city again and head back to my parents house in the Berkshires for my dad’s birthday. My parents still live in the house that I grew up in and I love getting back here and relax in the country. Check

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My old flame: Part I

Hi Hart Beat. One of my favorite days of the week is Wednesday when I come home from work, check my mailbox and find the newest New Yorker Magazine waiting for me. When I moved to Brooklyn two years ago my mom secretly changed her subscription address to my New York address and ever since

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New York is the thing that seduced me

One of my favorite thing is finding quotes by my favorite writers and song writers about New York City. There was a great quote I saw written in Washington Square Park two summers ago almost welcoming me to the city and now, I want to share some words of wisdom from Patti Smith. Coming back

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Shakey Graves, you and I both know

Oh Hart Beat. You know that feeling when you meet someone and you just can’t get enough of them? You want to see them in the morning, you text them all day and then when you see them it’s just rainbows and cupcakes over and over again. Well, tonight that feeling will come to you

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