Doing New York on a Budget

“I’ll meet you at Grand Central Station,” he said. I’d tried twice before to go to New York. The first time was almost thirty years ago, shortly after I’d graduated from art school—the obligatory pilgrimage. I canceled the trip due to a pending divorce. The second aborted attempt also had something to do with a…

Tango in New York City

Looking for a tango partner, read the Craigslist ad. I’d been in Buenos Aires a few months and was searching for the same. He was originally from New York, living in Argentina for … reasons he’d not want me to mention. We became good friends. “I don’t want to visit New York until you’re back…