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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…

Urban Biking becky-day-74997

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…

Flowers

In 1969, a massive oil spill in Santa Barbara, California prompted then U.S Senator from Wisconsin, Gaylord Nelson, to create the first ever Earth Day. He felt encouraging students to take action while raising awareness about pollution could put…

Aerial lovers performing daring feats

New York is a hotbed of performance art. For a truly out-of-the-box experience, nothing surpasses the immersive Sublime Boudoir. It’s an unconventional evening of burlesque, cabaret, aerial acts and circus served up in an over-the-top Victorian setting with a…