“People in New York City suffer from allergies? REALLY?”
Yes, I’m here to tell you that we do. And this op-ed tells you why we may actually suffer more than in other cities.
Although non-New Yorkers might think of NYC as the Concrete Jungle, plenty of trees, grasses and other pollen producers do grow here – and well!
One source estimates that New York City has more than 5 million trees. We’re lucky to have such a green city, but yes, we sneeze a lot in season.
Lilacs in Williamsburg
I’ll deal with the pollen just fine once my favorite Linden trees bloom.
For more city greenery, check out Erin Boyle’s Instagrams
Here’s Elle Fanning’s cover in February.
Via Huffpost.com and NYMag.com
And here’s Jeff Koons’ cover in May.
Via Complex.com and NYMag.com
As much as I love New York and am still ecstatic to be living here again, I’d be lying if I said it’s a hard place to dwell sometimes.
On a rainy day when something has gone wrong with the subway, and there are no cabs to be found, crying seems like a perfectly appropriate response.
But we deal. And sometimes buy ourselves bodega flowers.
- This one involves spit
- This one involves a stranger’s penis
- I feel lucky [still]
I had a big eventful week. My parents sent me flowers to celebrate it, particularly the sale of the condo I owned in DC.
This is the flower arrangement.
It’s obvious who picked out the arrangement, right?
I’m serious! No sarcasm whatsoever.
Thanks to these flowering trees, my neighborhood smells so sweet. Continue reading
A different take on the upcoming Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1.
Beautifully lush. Over the top. I feel like sneezing just looking at the pics!