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Red Hook

Tucked into the southwest edge of Brooklyn, Red Hook is a rare gift of a neighborhood. At once quaint and hip, it has largely kept the borough’s gentrifying wave at bay, holding onto the rough-and-tumble roots that make it…

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Roosevelt Island is a two-mile long sliver of land between Manhattan and Queens. This East River isle is a self-contained community that over 12,000 people call home. The vibe is metro-retro in all the right ways. Though urban, there…

Kaaterskill Falls

Some destinations feel purely like vacation spots, others feel instinctively like home. The Catskills are a place you can settle into and stay awhile. Pick a couple of towns and really get to know their main streets. Even though you may only…

Virginia winery

We’ve criss-crossed the East Coast in search of inviting and invigorating places to explore in the New Year. The following destinations are of special interest to those who place a premium on affordable luxury, sustainability and car-free travel options.

Dartmouth Campus

Home to Dartmouth College, the refined New England village of Hanover is a slice of Americana, chock-full of car-free diversions that can be enjoyed year round.

Berkshires in the fall

Travelers hungry for authentic epicurean experiences will feel right at home in the Berkshires. The rich agricultural heritage is a springboard for a host of farm fresh gastronomic opportunities. Meet five of the Berkshire’s most characteristic culinary destinations, bringing…

Alexandria VA

Alexandria is a great base for exploring Washington, D.C. With the National Mall at its doorstep, many visitors use peaceful Old Town Alexandria as an evening respite, away from the bustle of the big city. But don’t overlook its…

Amelies French Bakery

“Charlotte is whatever you want it to be,” slurred a jovial, former New Yorker I met at The Thirsty Beaver my first night in town. Throughout my weekend I continued to collect equally vague albeit surprisingly accurate mantras. Another was,…

Rialto

Baked beans, Parker House rolls and Boston cream pie are part of Boston’s culinary tradition. While these reliable hometown favorites inspire local pride, adventurous chefs are garnering much-merited attention, putting Boston on top of the gastronomic map. Geography hasn’t…