The words “flea market” usually call to mind visions of cheap socks, broken electronics, and yellowed pages of obscure fiction. This time, New York’s newest (and biggest) open-air market, Brooklyn Flea, is filled with much more than boxes of…

What: National Cherry Blossom Festival Where: Washington, D.C. When: March 29 – April 13, 2008 Why: Usher in spring with a visit to the nation’s pink and white blooming capital. The cherry blossom festival runs for two event-packed weeks,…

Jim Thorpe by Chris Connelly

Named after the coveted Olympic athlete, the town of Jim Thorpe or “America’s Little Switzerland,” was a location considered famous for many things at the turn of the last century: the site of the country’s first roller coaster and…

Exterior of the Prudential Center Arena

Madison Square Garden isn’t the only game in town any more. Across the river in the oft-maligned Newark, The Prudential Center is nearing completion. A $375 million dollar project long in the making, the center is scheduled to open…

Quesadillas at the Green Room in Harrison, NJ

What’s better than going to the most popular bar in the city, with crushing crowds of chick-cruisers, drink specials that end before sundown and bartenders who barely respond? Sure, it’s hard to find a good bar, and even harder…