Kayaking the Hudson

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,…

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…

Take a stroll along the Tidal Basin in the spring to catch a glimpse of the Jefferson Memorial and the iconic Cherry Blossom trees

Get into the swing of spring at these top festive celebrations of the season. Spend an evening sampling Park Slope’s best nibbles, see the cherry blossoms in our nation’s capital or hop on train to Philly for a nonstop…

poetry

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…

Bastille Day at Bar Tabac

If you can’t sneak away from the office to sip rosé and pastis, play pétanque and eat crêpes on “Quatorze Juillet” for the French Independence Day, celebrate a little early at Bar Tabac in Boerum Hill. This Sunday, July 12,…

NYCC Club Night

Want to become a better cyclist? Mark your calendars for Tuesday, July 14 at 6-9:00pm at Connolly’s Pub & Restaurant. The New York Cycle Club and Bicycle Habitat manager Emily Samstag (a Specialized Body Geometry bike fitter and founder of Bicycle…

Big Jeppe

New York is loaded with world-class museums that offer a head-spinning variety of visual stimulation. But with warm weather finally here, now’s the time to enjoy your art with a ray of sunshine. This season offers several terrific temporary…

Havana Film Fest

The Bronx is grabbing the cultural and culinary spotlight this spring. Watch a Cuban film at the Havana Film Festival, sip a cocktail under a spectacular chandelier of orchids at the New York Botanical Garden, or indulge in the…