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A woman approaches me in a Red Bank bar. “Excuse me,” she says. “You look so cute sitting there with your book and glass of beer. Like you’re in New York.” As I am visiting from Manhattan, I laugh….

Wave Hill House in the Bronx

Have you visited Wave Hill in Riverdale? The idyllic landscape hugs the Hudson River and provides magnificent vistas of the river and the Palisades as Henry Hudson had seen it in 1609. Wave Hill was built as a country…

If you’re looking for a clean, accessible beach less than an hour from Manhattan, hop on the LIRR to Long Beach. The five miles of pristine Long Island sand attracts big crowds, so pack your towel and sunscreen and…

Summer Book Picture - Unpslash

Summer is the perfect time to relax with a good book. Whether you’re relaxing on the beach or riding the subway, here’s our list of the best books to read this summer.    Woman No. 17   Writer Edan…

Morristown_Schuyler Hamilton Exterior 1_Chase

Celebrate our nation’s independence where the likes of George Washington and Alexander Hamilton stayed during the Revolutionary War. Just hop on New Jersey transit to get your fix for history and the American Revolution in Morristown, NJ. The Continental…