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Why I’m Moving Back to NYC

On March 1, 2015, I left NYC to become a nomad. On September 1, 2016, I’ll be returning [continue reading…]

Stand Up Set at the Stand

A 5-minute set I did at The Stand in NYC. [continue reading…]

The Best Teacher I’ve Ever Had

31 March 2015. New York, NY “Who was the best teacher you’ve ever had?” The question was posed [continue reading…]

Hit the Road, Drew

08 March 2015 The last few people were leaving the upstairs bar at The Three Monkeys in NYC. [continue reading…]

My First Day as a Corporate Nomad

I stood looking at my nearly empty apartment. The date was 01 March 2015. The only thing remaining in the place I called home for four years were the last few things I’d be taking with me to Ohio and a bit of garbage. Outside, the snow was starting to fall. At first a light flurry and then [continue reading…]

What I Learned from Being a Vegetarian for a Week

I made a bet back on New Year’s Day that the Bengals would beat the Ravens. They did not, and, as a result, I had to be a vegetarian for a week. The bet didn’t take effect immediately, so I had time to prepare. I picked last week as the time to do it, strategically [continue reading…]

Top 10 NYC Experiences 2011

One of my goals for 2011 was to have at least 50 new experiences here in NYC. They could be restaurants, bars, performances or an activity. I thoroughly enjoyed the challenge, so I didn’t just stop at 50, but made it all the way to 101. The full list of experiences, complete with ratings and [continue reading…]

Night Court in NYC

I finally got a chance to do one of the weirder items on my list when I went to Night Court with some friends last night. As I understand it, people who are arrested must be arraigned within 24 hours, and given the shear volume of people in NYC, it means the courts are open [continue reading…]