So Ready for a Summer Weekend!

marcelo gomes

Happy Friday!

Even though I mark the start of summer on Memorial Day, the season officially starts tomorrow—and I’m thrilled to be in the midst of my favorite time of year. I have a few very NYC summer plans for the weekend: seeing ABT’s Giselle, going to a friend’s birthday at this rooftop bar. I may also hit the beach and catch some of the World Cup.

Speaking of ABT and the World Cup, how awesome is the photo above? It’s of ABT principal Marcelo Gomes—he’s originally from Brazil, and had a chance to have some fun at one of the new World Cup stadiums.

Until next week, some links from around the web:

Seven (non-beach) swimming spots near NYC.

I’ve made a few trips to South America, but those little countries in the north still elude me—so I enjoyed reading the Frugal Traveler’s foray into Suriname and Guyana en route to the World Cup.

I could not stop laughing at this. (Try it—it really works!)

An ice cream truck for cats.

Here’s to the start of summer!

(Photo via ABT)

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3 comments

    1. Hi Jess!

      Alina Cojocau was Giselle and she was fanstastic! I’ve been a fan of hers for a while and was so happy to be able to see her. Herman was supposed to be Albrecht, but he was sick and David Hallberg filled in. Though I was sorry Herman wasn’t feeling well, I definitely was excited to see Hallberg again.

      I’ve yet to see Manon—will have to catch it another season. I’m looking forward to keeping up with your blog, too!

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