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Ice cream

Ice cream’s origins go way back. Alexander the Great enjoyed a primitive version of freshly fallen snow flavored with honey and nectar. George Washington and Thomas Jefferson are said to have served the creamy treat at presidential dinners. Not…

Summer in the city is officially upon us. If you are craving an escape from the urban jungle, Storm King Art Center, the Hudson Valley’s open-air museum, may be just what you are looking for. Storm King is the…

NYC Bike Map Official-1

New York has had a long love affair with bicycles and subsequently bike lanes, starting in the 19th century with the city’s first bike lane (Ocean Parkway, 1894) and early bike map by the New York Times. Traveling through New…

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,…

Vegetables

What: NYC Vegetarian Food Festival When: May 20-21, 2017 Where: Metropolitan Pavilion Why: You don’t have to be a vegetarian to want to learn more about plant-based eating. Our current levels of meat consumption are not sustainable, so if…

Harlem-Valley-Bike-Ride

If you are looking to get away to the Hudson Valley on your bike, but you don’t have a car, you are in luck! One of the best things about bicycling in the Hudson Valley is its robust, bike-friendly…