Photo of the Day: May 16, 2018

Trying to get some writing done is always easier when the weather is nice and you have some Rook cold brew at your disposal.

Photo of the Day: May 10, 2018

Best part of moving has been having a Rook less than a mile away. I was totally hooked. I get the hot New Orleans blend, and yes, I’m one of those people with the raven sticker on the back of my car.

Restaurant Review: Americana Diner (Shrewsbury, NJ)

This is another one of those Jersey Diners that has taken on mythical proportions. A place that a diner should be: classy, vintage interior with friendly service cranking out big portions of quality food at fair prices. That’s what I am looking for in this glorious Garden State we live in. While so many places…

Restaurant Review: Red Bank Diner (Red Bank, NJ)

Even with good food, sometimes service can be the difference between a 3 and a 4. My mom and I were looking for a place to have lunch after a busy day closing our house for sale last week. Mentally, we were exhausted. It was an odd time of day, just after two in the…

Photo of the Day: March 2, 2018

The aesthetics of this cup and saucer were better than the actual coffee it was holding: a strong Turkish brew at Galata in Marlboro.

Photo of the Day: January 20, 2018

It was a frigid morning last month when Will, his brother, and myself headed to Top Golf, a driving range in Edison. It’s the first time I’ve ever done anything even remotely close to “real” golf. They have targets which if you hit give you a score on a computer screen in your booth. For…

Photo of the Day: January 2, 2018

Walking around Red Bank one night before a ghost hunt during Christmas week with my friend and co-investigator Patrick and his cousin Jon. With Starbucks in hand, we can’t be any more basic.

What Eternity Feels Like

It was around 12:55 AM when I walked into Keyport’s IHOP location with my friends Jake, Ben, and Jason after a night of paranormal investigating. We’re not fans of the place in any capacity, but it’s one of the only restaurants open in the area at that time. Like an after-party, being at IHOP this…