Across the Hudson


Do’s and Donuts

I started this column for two reasons: 1) to give students from outside the tri-state area a better feel for the area and 2) to recommend places to go in…


NY votes finally matter

Despite New York State being the fourth-most populous state, and third-most populous for the previous few elections, presidential candidates rarely pay attention to the state since it’s been a Democratic stronghold…



NY summer starts early

In New York, spring weather typically begins in late April, but the weather these past few weeks makes most people believe spring and summer have begun early. Because of this, several…


A café for an escape

Last week I arrived in Chinatown much earlier than I was supposed to in order to have dinner with my parents. In some other neighborhoods that would be boring, but not…


Enjoying the rain

For all the great things about the tri-state area, there’s much left to desire in terms of the weather—especially during winter. Sure, cities like Boston and Chicago have worse winters,…