Habana Outpost by Habana Outpost

What: Earth Day Expo 2018 Where: Habana Outpost, Fort Greene When: Saturday, April 14th Why: Let’s give it up one more time for Spring. As April signifies our very public love affair with the planet, we turn our attention to Earth Day events happening all over New York City, beginning this coming weekend. Next Saturday […]

Editor’s note: Alas, Fin is another restaurant that just didn’t make it in AC. Check out the Tropicana’s newest eateries here. On the boardwalk at the Tropicana, there is a good-looking mermaid showing you the way to Fin, the casino’s newest restaurant offering a refreshing—and eco-conscious—escape from the town that’s “Always Turned On.” Just like […]

governors island

Whether sitting under a cherry blossom tree in Brooklyn, in a sculpture garden facing the Manhattan skyline, or perched overlooking the Hudson River on a historical site, consider eating alfresco at one of these picturesque places. Here is a list of seven beautiful picnic spots in and around New York City for that next romantic […]

biking in the country

Although we helmet heads are grateful for the 600 miles of designated bike lanes in NYC, let’s face facts: to most New Yorkers, biking in the city conjures up harrowing images of way-too-close encounters with agitated motorists and cabbies. As an alternative, we recommend these three refreshingly bike-friendly, multi-level rides, which involve free beer, pizza […]

Mystic CT by Rusty Clark

A free association with “New England” conjures up summery images of tall sailboats, wooden docks, and lobster rolls. Mystic, CT has all the rigging of a quaint seaside village, minus the transportation hassle of a trip to Cape Cod. What to Sea Mystic’s nautical history is apparent in the town’s two main attractions, the seaport […]

happy father's day

These eight Father’s Day events across all five boroughs of New York City put a twist on the traditional Dad’s Day festivities, including a lesson in home-brewing, fishing in Flushing, and a 19th century baseball game. Specially for Dad Head over to Governors Island this Saturday, June 19, to get the Father’s Day fiesta started […]

Randall's Island

If watching Rafael Nadal defend his way to his fifth French Open title motivated you to break out those underused rackets, then have a stretch, grab your equipment, and hit the courts. In addition to the eight bustling courts in Manhattan, there are several fine tennis spots throughout the other boroughs of NYC, all easily […]

As if any further proof was needed to affirm Brooklyn’s standing as the coolest borough in New York City, try this: an 18,000 square-foot climbing space concealed inside a nondescript parking garage. Brooklyn Boulders is the ultimate jungle gym for grown-ups, and the largest rock-climbing center in the city. Co-owners and avid climbers Jeremy Balboni […]

Whether the summertime laziness kicked in a little early this year or you’ve been too busy to fathom the idea of a long weekend, we’ve got a last-minute list for you with eight great Memorial Day activities, from Brooklyn to Mystic Seaport. Of course, you could just plop your patootie down on a beach all […]