This Fleet Week, board the 900-foot-long Intrepid for a slew of nautical events that include a South Pacific performance, search and rescue demonstrations, military displays, and Tug-of-War crew competitions. [Intrepid]
On May 30th, a miniature golf course with an urban sustainability theme and artist-designed playing holes will open in Bushwick. The Putting Lot’s tickets will be $5 for adults, $3 for kids. [Gothamist]
As summer heats up this June, head to Queens for a splash in the impressive (and inexpensive) Astoria Pool. [Jaunted]
There’s no such thing as too many beer gardens. Stop in to Long Island City’s new 18,000-square-foot Studio Square for some kraut and craft beers. [AMNY]
In recession blues, New York’s annual summer JVC Jazz Festival has been canceled due to lack of financing. Fortunately for jazz fans, the Newport Jazz Festival in Rhode Island has a fully booked lineup for August 7-9 and will go on as planned. [NYT]
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The co-founder and editor-at-large at offMetro, Lauren is a sustainable travel specialist and freelance journalist with frequent bylines in National Geographic, Bicycling Magazine and Shape. Follow Lauren’s adventures at @laurenmati.