Tagged with Columbia-Bucket-list

APAD #CBS: The well..wet underground

Punny rock-band references aside, the ‘wet underground’ in this case refers to the now-popular, yet, barely-accessible and rarely-visited tunnels! <Trivia: Columbia university buildings are connected by a series of underground tunnels, which, over the years have been used as nuclear shelters, transport passages for scientists working on the Manhattan project, for heating systems and pipes, transporting … Continue reading

APAD #NYC: Let’s go Nets!

First NBA game. The Amazing Barclays Center. Awesome company. A close finish. Could this get any better?*  *to answer my own rhetorical question, The Brooklyn Nets could have won..that would have been awesome

APAD #NYC: Mind = \m/ Really Blown \m/

WWIT (abbr.) – What was I thinking? WWIT #1: Coming to New York and almost skipping a Broadway show, since it’s too mainstream WWIT #2: Almost choosing Phantom of the Opera over Rock of Ages WWIT #3: Having such low standards for getting my mind blown Thankfully, good sense prevailed and I spent a fortune … Continue reading

APAD #NYC: Substance Abuse

I was going through some old archives of BWOG, when I came across a post titled ‘The Senior Bucket list’ – with less than two weeks left here, this immediately caught my eye. Along with the usual thins, there was an odd looking item on the link – ‘eat a spicy special’ On further digging, … Continue reading

APAD #CBS: The Owl

I guess everyone knows about Athena – the Greek goddess of wisdom (for those who don’t, well, she’s the Greek goddess of wisdom). The Alma Mater statue near the steps of low library in the campus of Columbia University, is supposed to be a sculpture of the said goddess – it also happens to be … Continue reading

APAD #CBS: Runner’s High

Within a week of starting at CBS, I joined the running club…and then forgot all about it – coz I never heard from them*.. ..till I received an email yesterday: Subj: Central Park run – Saturday, 9 AM The cold weather, tonnes of things to do and my innate laziness had gotten the better of … Continue reading

APAD #NYC: On a timebomb

I just realized that I have exactly one month left here in the Big Apple..and experience from the past couple of months suggests that it is going to fly by fast! Really Really fast! And as excited as I am to go back to family and friends, FOMO is definitely setting in – there are … Continue reading