boston

Peak live music, or no more surprises

February 3, 2016 Featured, Uncategorized

What do you do when you stop caring about something you used to love? I moved to Salem, MA and basically stopped actively seeking live music. I still see live music – say, when my girlfriend and I go out to brunch and a jazz band happens to be performing there, or when a once-in-a-lifetime performance in the city happens – but for years I would spend hundreds of dollars almost every month trying to see as many bands asRead More

NYC, then back (for good)

October 6, 2015 Uncategorized

I maintain a theory that the happiest people in New York City are bartenders. They are decently paid, have flexible hours, can usually find work right near home, and pride themselves on being a friendly savior to those who so desperately need their service at the end of another punishing day. Those people, pretty much every other resident of NYC, is either miserable, tired or both. Even the rich ones. NYC is great if you can embrace chaos, the kindRead More