Woodstock Inn, Vermont

Tucked away in the Green Mountains and home to Vermont’s only national park, Woodstock is a dreamy town whose New England character has been preserved, thanks in part to the Rockefeller family’s establishment of The Woodstock Foundation. Using the Woodstock Inn & Resort as my home base for the weekend, I was delighted to find […]

Climbing Mt. Washington

If you’ve ever fantasized about doing yoga on the top of a mountain, or wished somehow you could combine snowtubing with burgers and beer, but don’t have a car or a clue, help is on the way. This past weekend, we joined Brooklyn Outfitters on a Mount Washington climbing expedition, and discovered the company offers […]

Amagansett cycling

Napeague Bay and the Atlantic Ocean are both an easy 10 to 15 minute bike ride from the LIRR station in Amagansett. The beaches are less crowded than neighboring Montauk or East Hampton, and mom and pop shops still exist here along the main drag. Side streets off Montauk Highway lead through quiet, tree-lined blocks […]

Amagansett, Long Island farmers

Two and a half hours outside the city, you will find a growing enclave of young farmers. With backgrounds of all sorts, they have convened in the town of Amagansett and the surrounding area to turn their ideas into reality. Take a tour of their burgeoning projects as well as the many other cultural and […]

Free yoga Brooklyn Bridge Park

Looking for a little incentive to get outdoors and exercise? Thanks to the NYC Department of Parks & Recreation, there are plenty of opportunities across the five boroughs for all fitness levels and ages to enjoy the greenery while getting in some relaxing, healthy movement. Here are some of our favorite free fitness classes in […]


The newest form of hospitality has opened on the shores of Far Rockaway. Think a series of boats from the 70’s and early 80’s that have been re-crafted by artist Constance Hockaday to serve as “boatels.” Six boats in total, the majority were former fishing vessels salvaged from the area and now given a new […]

Celebrate Biking

This weekend boasts plenty of possibilities to combine outdoor exercise with some fun. On Saturday, July 16, join the Levis Commuter Launch event. Kick it off at Velo in Manhattan and then bike over the Williamsburg Bridge to continue the party at Affinity Cycles. Enjoy the launch of the new Levis 511 Commuter series and […]