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The Community of Baseball.

I will find reasons to talk about baseball. If I see you wearing a team shirt, it's all over. The questions begin. What team do you root for? Who's your favorite player? Why? What's your favorite stadium? How come? Ever been to Fenway? Do you like Minor League Baseball? Do you have a Baseball Passport? That one always stumps them. "No, what is that?" they say with a smile on their face, intrigued by something they haven't heard of in an…

GDC 2016: The Great Nerd Migration.

Every year over 26,000 nerds converge upon San Francisco for GDC to attend lectures, try out new technology, meet other game developers, and see who takes home the prize at the Game Developers Choice Awards. It's is essentially game mecca, and this year was my first year attending. In October I was hired by a close friend of mine to community manage and market a game he created called CHKN. Only two weeks from launch, I found myself on a plane to…

Road Trip Series: Charleston, Part One.

I live in New York City, the city of all cities, where streets sprawl in grids and everything continues to grow higher and higher. From the upper west side to the farthest reaches of Queens, you know you're in a city. Occasionally there will be a beautiful, remote park that you can lose yourself in, but there's always the sound of the city somewhere in the distance. Charleston was nothing of the sort. It was a perfect combination of country, city,…

The beauty of crusty bread.

This is a safe place, the kind of place where you can express your love affair/obsession/addiction with the demon carb, bread. It's ok, I'll go first. Hello, my name is Kate and I'm addicted to crusty bread. These days people are scared of bread because of the demon gluten but really, when bread is made honestly and thoughtfully, it's not at all scary or horrible for you, and it's damned delicious. The best of breads you smell before it even…

Move over, Lobster. Langoustine is here.

For the longest time lobster was considered an indulgence, right up there with caviar and truffles. When cooked correctly it is sweet, succulent, and like most things, is made better drenched in butter. But now a new sea bug is in town, so move over, Lobster. The langoustine is here. Langoustines are very common in Europe, found in many Greek dishes. But only of late has the langoustine found it’s way into many high-end restaurants in New York. Confused about…

10 Reasons to Visit Citi Field This Summer

Baseball is a timeless sport, reminiscent of sunny summer days, the smell of sausage and peppers and the iconic sounds of baseball. Baseball runs deep with New Yorkers, and we are lucky enough to have two stadiums just a subway ride away. This summer, hop on the 7 Line and head to Citi Field for these ten memorable reasons. 1. Citi Field [caption id="attachment_393" align="aligncenter" width="470"] Center field view.[/caption]   Shea Stadiums replacement, although a baby compared to it’s predecessor,…