As you know for the next few months...I will be exploring New York as much as possible, as I haven't really done too much in this city that never sleeps. This exploration will consist of going places that people always tell me to go to (but due to my job....I never do), as well as doing the "touristy" things, so I can learn more about the city I have lived in for almost 5 years! So this weekend is where it all began!
So, my ultra cool points definitely went up this weekend (Yes...I am allowed to give myself cool points). On Sunday, I had the chance to go and see two football matches for the Barclays New York Challenge!!! Every year, the Premier League teams travel around the world, to play friendly matches before the league starts in August! Unfortunately for me, Chelsea only played in Europe (last year, those suckers were in DC)! But...when I found out 2 other teams were going to play right here...I hopped online and searched for tickets! At one point, the plan was put on hold as my football partner in crime/the wise one aka C.S. ....told me Manchester United was going to be playing in Philly. Sadly this plan was trumped because they played on a darn Wednesday, which wasn't conducive to a full-time job, and a 2 year old. So we settled for the Tottenham Hotspurs vs. Sporting Lisbon, and Manchester City vs. New York Red Bulls. Read the rest of this article »