The Big Apple. The Concrete Jungle. The City That Never Sleeps. New York City is the city of eight million monikers — and rightfully so. After all, how can you stamp a single name on the home to so many unique stories? For hundreds of years, people around the world have recalled their feelings of wonderment, awe and optimism at the forefront of a new life in New York City. Whereas my words fall short of others’ when fully trying to encapsulate the emotions that found me at the start of my own journey in the big city, my camera’s eye can tell a bigger and better story.
Here’s an inside look to a Brown Girl’s life in the big city:
Foram Mehta is a freelance journalist and photographer enjoying the life of a “starving creative” in New York City. When she’s not hunting down the best brunch in NYC, you can find her rooting on her beloved Texas Longhorns and dreaming of the day Oprah comes calling. Check her out on her personal blog: A Metaphorical Mind.
Photo credit: Foram Mehta