Tag Archive for Brooklyn

DUMBO Park

Development Under Manhattan Bridge Overpass If you have read my writing or seen my pictures by following me on my Facebook page (facebook.com/haneenoriqatwriter), Twitter (@haneenoriqat), or Instagram (@haneenoriqatphotography), then you know that my favorite place in the country is still Coronado Island in San Diego, California. Being able to sit on the ocean, watching the waves escape underneath the bridge… Read more →

Brooklyn Bridge: Web of Dreams

Brooklyn Bridge, New York November is when seasons began to change for me in New York, whether they be the actual weather or my experiences. It had also marked three months that I had been on the East Coast. To my joy and surprise, my younger brother came to visit me and explore New York for the first time.The weather… Read more →

The Unexpected Has Been Kicking My Ass… but Failing to Keep Me Down

“Wow! The craziest things always happen to you, don’t they?” She shakes her head, as if I purposely run after the crazy moments that fill my life. “Yeah, SubhanAllah. I’m just always surrounded by…” I try to think of the right word to describe what I have thought were normal occurrences. “Adventure. No wonder you’re a writer. You always have… Read more →

The Misadventures of a Lost Hijabi in Brooklyn

Seeking adventure? Love getting lost in new cities?? If you need advice or tips on “how to best get lost on the subway system and wander into shady neighborhoods only to find yourself in the boonies terrified for your life” I’m your girl! Worried that you have always had a great sense of direction? No worries! I’m here to change… Read more →

San Diegan in the City that Never Sleeps

“One day, in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful.” – Sigmund Freud “You believe you haven’t been doing well for so long? You think you won’t find anything for you here?” I knew that look. He wanted a straight answer, no appeasing him and mama about how I have been faring after grad school.… Read more →