offMetro NY> Locations > New York > Manhattan
Flowers

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…

86th Street Subway Art by Natasha Shapiro 10

“Every public artwork was also an educational experience. A child that never walked into a museum or never walked into an art gallery, they just walked around the streets of New York, they would be exposed to art and…

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…

At first, New York City might not appear to be a mecca for outdoor adventure, but city dwellers may be surprised to find just how many activities are just a quick subway ride away. In the midst of our urban jungle, waves,…

Via

As of today, on-demand carpool company Via is now offering its rideshare services down to Houston Street. While it previously only offered rides between 14th and 110th Street, Via’s expanded operation includes the East Village, West Village, Alphabet City,…

El Galeon tall ship

Join Hornblower aboard El Galeón, an authentic 170-foot wooden replica of a 16th century ship that was part of Spain’s West Indies fleet. The ship will be docked at Pier 15 in the South Street Seaport from July 4–12. Guests will relive the…

Amtrak

Get inspiration for your summer getaway at the 10th annual New York By Rail Day at Penn Station. From 7:30am to 3pm on June 11, 30 exhibitors—like Dutchess Tourism, National Park Service, Long Island CVB, Vermont Tourism and Central New…