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Fall hike in Palisades Park

Fall is a particularly beautiful time of the year: trees explode in shades of red and gold, complimented by crisp air and amicable weather. Though it’s possible to catch sight of some of the autumn splendor from within New…

Bike New York

Catch the best scenery the Garden State has to offer during Bike New York’s Twin Lights Ride on Sunday, September 25. With five diverse routes ranging from 15-100 miles, there’s something for all levels and abilities. You’ll pedal past some of New Jersey’s most…

NYBG

You already have photos of your tots and tweens grinning under the twinkling LED lights in Rockefeller Center or in front of the Macy’s window displays. This year, rally the family troops for a different day (or weekend) outing….

Winter Wine Festival

If the winter doldrums are starting to get to you, don’t let them. A potent panacea is within easy, car-free reach. Winter wine events are plentiful this season, with tastings, pairings and seminars that will please novices as well…

Painting Lounge

Drinking at a bar is out. Drinking while painting a Picasso or jiving at a swing dance party is in. When it’s five o’clock somewhere, check out these five best BYOB NYC activities, ranging from $10 to $50.

Getaway to Haunted Hudson Valley

Halloween can be so much more than just one predictable candy-coated night. Consider an adrenaline-pumping jaunt to Queens County Farm or the Bronx Zoo, or outside NYC to places like Sleepy Hollow, Sag Harbor and Providence. Peruse offMetro’s Halloween…

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After a day of traveling, checking in to your accommodations and getting situated, the first question is: “Where to eat?” Indulging in fare that is unique to a new destination is one of the most delicious parts of any…

Apple Picking

Pies and pastries, jellies and jams, cider and crisps, is there any dish that a juicy apple can’t improve upon? While the old adage about an apple a day may not be entirely true, the transforming powers of the…