Circus Maximus

It was the summer of ’94 and the New York Mets were desperate to generate some excitement after a godawful ’93 season. In typical Met fashion, they decided to focus on things other than baseball and instead built a mini-amusement park at the base of the Shea Stadium scoreboard area of the stands . I…

China, Real Estate, and Covid-19

The wine is pouring, the food stamps are soaring… I would like to share some insights regarding the diaspora of capital flight from China, as well as the transformation of the real estate market during the Covid-19 era. Let’s not fool ourselves. What, after all, was Donald Trump’s profession before his ascension to the presidency?…

I Want No Part of It, New York, New York

As a native New Yorker and second-generation American millennial, I’ve seen the city transform into something of a whimsical post-adolescent playground for transplants and a death cauldron for immigrants. I feel like an impotent observer standing on the deck of the Titanic as it sails toward destruction, watching the majority of the passengers amusing themselves with…