Gifted with two unscheduled hours on a bright Sunday afternoon—not enough to get out of town, but plenty of time for an escape—I grabbed my trusty MetroCard and ventured Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass. My tenacity was rewarded…

Equal turns artistic and gritty, Hunters Point—the nabe most often thought of when one speaks of Long Island City—is perhaps not the most obvious choice for a day trip. LIC’s treasures are often tucked away (like the speakeasy-esque Dutch…

Navy Yard Museum

Positioned between the neighborhoods of Vinegar Hill, Ft. Greene and Williamsburg, the Brooklyn Navy Yard has long stood as a historic landmark on the East River. It has not been easily accessible to the public until this past Veteran’s…

Williamsburg Flea hunting

If opening day at Brooklyn Flea’s new Williamsburg location was any indication, it’s going to be a fantastic season for hitting the markets in Willamsburg. Ten to fifteen thousand treasure seekers attended the Williamsburg Flea this past Sunday (no…

Harvest on Hudson

For an afternoon getaway with an artistic and historic pedigree, look no further than Hastings-on-Hudson. Just north of Manhattan in Westchester County, the charm of its streets and the remnants of this village’s industrial past are immediately apparent. To…

Untermyer Estate

Once part of the long dismantled Greystone estate, Untermyer Park in Yonkers is yearning for winter visitors. Some claim the grounds have been haunted from the beginning. Upon purchasing Greystone at auction from presidential hopeful Samuel Tilden in 1899,…

Hoboken Springtime

Hoboken. The word conjures a variety of images. The birthplace of baseball and Sinatra. Cobbled alleys that served as the backdrop for Elia Kazan’s iconic film On the Waterfront. This charming town—covering just a little over a square mile…