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…

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Whether you’re a history nerd or not, Floyd Bennett Field is an alluring retreat. Situated off southeast Brooklyn in Jamaica Bay, its deserted runways and overgrown Art Deco hangars tell a story of a time before there was a LaGuardia or JFK airport, when this…

Rockaway Beach

With temperatures soaring in New York City, a trip to the beach becomes a necessity. While the Jersey Shore or the Hamptons may be great weekend getaway options, Rockaway Beach in Queens is without a doubt the best option…

SUP in Jamaica Bay

Everyone has his or her own list of ‘things to do in New York.’ But another, similar pleasure is often overlooked: finding those “Am I still in New York?” moments. Stand up paddleboarding (or SUP-ing) on the tranquil waters…

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There are few better places to find yourself on a hot summer day than in a charming outdoor garden with a cold drink in your hand. Add to that some great live music, a slew of cool vendors and…

Finger Lakes Cycling

With spring in the air and summer on the horizon, now is the time to plan to participate in an event that will get you pedaling around New York State. There are numerous bike-centric happenings tailored for leisure, family,…

Mad Men exhibit

Queens is the largest of the five boroughs, so it should come as no surprise that there’s so much going on this spring. From an international film festival to an old-fashioned carnival on a farm, enticing events are cramming…

Surfing in the Rockaways

Forget the crowded beaches and long commute out to the Hamptons and spend summer in the Rockaways instead. Take the A or S subway line or the New York Beach Ferry from Manhattan, and venture a world away from the…