Now I'm in Prospect Heights, so I'm close to the Brooklyn Museum, the Botanical Garden, and Prospect Park.
I work in Soho. Have you seen Soho? It's really nice.
I like to bike or walk whenever I can, enjoy exploring neighborhoods and finding places to eat, drink, and talk. I read fiction, am prone to joining book clubs, and into movies too, especially if they have great dialogue or murder.
People on this coast are better at understanding my not-infrequent sarcasm than west-coasters. Californians are easily confused. Strangely, sometimes people ask me if I'm from California, citing my sunny disposition. Don't let them fool you - my disposition is overcast.
I'm an avid reader, an aggressive pedestrian, a social drinker, a dog-lover, and an iced coffee enthusiast.
Kiss Kiss Bang Bang, Almost Famous, No Country for Old Men, Moneyball, Cabin in the Woods.
Game of Thrones, Fargo, Elementary, Breaking Bad, Brooklyn Nine-Nine.
Kanye, Weezer, Radiohead, Smashing Pumpkins, Phantogram, Metric.
Coffee, chocolate, cinnamon, garlic, ginger, hot sauce.
Good running shoes for urban walking & biking
Connective devices (iPhone, laptop)
My desk fans
How to replenish my stock of friends who are available to do things, as lately my old ones' evenings are taken up by activities like raising children in the suburbs or never having lived here.
...are monogamous and want to make kids
...see the world differently than people from your hometown
...don't confuse being polite for being kind (though you may appreciate both)
Also, you take care of yourself in terms of diet and fitness. Evenings of bar food and cocktails are fun, but let's earn them.
Finally, you live in Manhattan or Brooklyn or somewhere convenient.