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In 1969, a massive oil spill in Santa Barbara, California prompted then U.S Senator from Wisconsin, Gaylord Nelson, to create the first ever Earth Day. He felt encouraging students to take action while raising awareness about pollution could put…

Yale Law School Exit

It’s no surprise that America’s first planned city is home to number of architectural masterpieces. From neo-Gothic Harkness Tower to modernist Beineke Library, New Haven plays host to an eclectic assortment of architectural styles, as well as a formidable…

Light City Baltimore insatllation

Light City is such a feast of creativity you’ll want to catch the next Amtrak to Charm City. This year’s edition runs each evening through April 8, 2017 and is absolutely free. What exactly is Light City? It’s the…

Whether you’re a grizzled commuter or haven’t yet braved the Upper East Side, the opening of the Second Avenue Subway is the perfect excuse to explore uptown. Representing nearly a century of planning, the Q line’s three-stop extension eases…

Beacon is a favorite day trip with urbanites who like their rural respites with an artsy edge. The engaging downtown presents an eclectic cluster of shops, where humble hardware stores and old-fashioned diners mingle with SoHo-style galleries and gourmet…

Regardless of your views about our President, our nation’s capital will continue to be a terrific car-free weekend getaway. Here’s our list of what’s brand new for this season.