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Post election blues have you considering a move to Canada? Capital city Ottawa has it all: top-notch museums, a heavyweight cultural scene, mouth-watering dining and outdoor options galore. Don’t dismiss a winter visit. Residents embrace the frigid weather and…

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Though Brooklyn is more traditionally associated with NYC’s brewery scene, Queens continues to prove that there’s plenty of room for brewers in the outer boroughs. Long Island City, only one stop on the 7 train from Grand Central, has…

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Cape May is an all-American seaside resort bursting with yesteryear charm. Its visual splendor includes an architectural tiara of Victorian gingerbread homes in candy-colors. Throw in an adorable trolley, old-fashioned candy stores selling saltwater taffy and the magnificent Atlantic…

Kaaterskill Falls

Some destinations feel purely like vacation spots, others feel instinctively like home. The Catskills are a place you can settle into and stay awhile. Pick a couple of towns and really get to know their main streets. Even though you may only…

Sunset on Water Street and the Brooklyn Bridge in DUMBO, Brooklyn

Less than a two-minute walk from the Brooklyn Botanic Gardens (see recent oM review: From Grinding Intensity to Green Tranquility) is the Brooklyn Museum, one of the oldest and largest art museums in the country. Its permanent collections are…