Ocracoke beach by Ole Bendik Kvisberg/Flickr

Summer is here and you’re sure it’s time to get out of the city and onto a beach.  Yet, there’s not one “best beach” near NYC but rather an entire list of beaches we love. To figure it out,…

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May 1st marks the beginning of Bike Month, a 31-day celebration of cyclists. Bike Month has been around since 1956, encouraging more people to adopt biking into their lifestyles. There are a ton of cool activities going on to…

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…

As a major summer destination for New Yorkers, Montauk has undergone swift changes in the past few years, but maintains an air of edge and the bohemian spirit that made it so appealing in the first place.

Montauk

Stepping off the train into the salty fresh air, you just want to linger in that moment of arrival where work and stress have vanished, and all you can think about is getting to the ocean and eating whatever…

oM on an all women bike ride

For years, whether traveling or training, I’ve always found myself biking with men; my husband, father, brother-in-law and godfather all ride. I’ll admit it’s a thrill to feel like one of the guys—tackling a crazy climb together, their mental…

Visit the Staue of Liberty

If you don’t have any grand holiday getaway plans but still want to do something special on the fourth, celebrate your independence with one of these four easy escapes from the city. Each activity—from a Shakespeare Festival in the…

From festivals offering bacon and beer in Boston to arts and ideas in New Haven, these events are sure to get you in a spring state of mind. Once Upon a Bike: A Guide to the Best NYC Cycling…