Dog-Friendly Beach

Post Sandy, we have not been able to find a dog-friendly beach for our pups to run around at. Luckily, Nami's pawrents knew of a place.

The beach was definitely dog-friendly, but it was a little dirty -- at least the part that was closest to the parking lot. 

Shio and Nami had a lot of fun sniffing and investigating the seaweed and the trash though. 


Luckily, as we walked further away, the beach got cleaner. Emi also relaxed and started running around.


Shio wanted to show Nami his affection for her by digging her a big hole. 


The heat got to be pretty unbearable though. After about an hour, we headed back to the car (and air conditioning!). 


All in all, a pretty good morning!

Photos taken with Fuji X-E1, XF 35mm f/1.4. 

Dog-Friendly Brunch :: The Bedford

Yet another great little spot in Williamsburg. It is conveniently located near McCarren Park, where there is plenty of parking and ample park space for Shio and Emi to potty.


The Bedford has 4 / 5 outdoor tables that can easily seat 2 humans + 2 dogs. On top of that, Shio and Emi were both served their own water and Shio got to sit on the bench with humom.


After brunch, we drove to Inwood Hill Park for a short 1 hour hike. The park was clean, but the paths were unmarked and confusing. However, it did provide good views of the George Washington Bridge.


All in all, a great day for the pack.

Photos taken with Fuji X-E1, XF 35mm f/1.4 and XF 18-55mm f/2.8-4.

After 3 Days of Rain...

We took Shio and Emi to Shore Road Park for some exploring and exercise. Found a very nice park called John Paul Jones Park that is quiet and clean.


The entrance to Shore Road Park is then across the street from there, providing easy access to another stretch of nicely-paved walk-way for Shio and Emi to explore.

Looking forward to coming back here in the future with some shiba pals!

Photos taken with Fuji X-E1, XF 35mm f/1.4.