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Coney Island- Flashflood warnings, rollercoasters, and hot dog eating contests

August 9, 2014
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Walking the 3 blocks from the Coney Island metro station to our Airbnb involved homeless people on the street, a mix of Italian Delis, nondescript Mexican and Chinese restaurants, women calling each other bitches and arguing, while a variety of color folk incessantly called each other nigga, one block eastward brought us to the Boardwalk, and any further from 17th St onwards was recommended off-limits due to the dense population of more aggressive neighbors. Our reason for a quick 2 days was a break before the city and the smell of ocean from New York City’s finest beaches….. We were…

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Destinations, USA

Wrigley Field Baseball Date

August 1, 2014
Chicago, Illinois- Bear hug in between innings

Welcome to America’s greatest summer pastime BASEBALL! Our relatives, living in the suburbs 45 minutes outside of Chicago drove us the end of the CTA Blue Line to avoid the terrible inbound and outbound traffic not to mention the city parking fees. A quick 30 minutes on the Blue line an another slightly quicker 20 minutes on the Red Line brought us to the Addison stop, 2 stops from Wrigley Field. Being a terrible season (and even during most seasons) we got to Chicago without tickets knowing/hoping we could easily save money getting scapled tickets right outside one of baseballs…

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