Prince Edward Island

There are many island getaways in the travel landscape, but none quite as unique as that of Prince Edward Island. Made famous in the Lucy Maud Montgomery novel, Anne Of Green Gables, PEI boasts a pristine natural expanse of red clay soil and lush green fields that mingle like a patchwork quilt throughout the island. […]

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Whether checking out a friend’s band or going to see our favorite artists, the venue can be hit or miss. Many rock rooms of all sizes can be the kind of places you’d never want to be unless you had a reason to go there. Let’s take a look at our five favorite live music […]

Nisshoki Bath Bombs

1. Monkey Bar Soaps of Sunnyside crafts all natural, 100% safe, vegan, and wonderfully fragrant soaps and bath products. Monkey Bar makes earth conscious cleansers and has concocted the Nisshoki Bath Bomb. Meaning “rising sun” in Japanese, the $4 Nisshoki is modeled after the Japanese flag and will clean and moisturize your skin while you […]

Astor Bake Shop

Tucked down Astoria Boulevard, within a 15 minute walk of cultural hot spots like Socrates Sculpture Park and the Noguchi Museum, Astor Bake Shop opened its doors just under a year ago to the mouth-watering neighborhood locals. Sliced Red Velvet, Double-Chocolate, Carrot, and Coconut cakes sit in stands above the illuminated cooler. Within the cooler, […]

While it is true that Hoboken’s indie-rock institution, Yo La Tengo, has already sold out their 9th year of shows celebrating every night of Chanukah, there is still a stellar lineup of concerts worth waiting out in the cold for this winter. In 2010, Matisyahu is following suit with his Festival of Light tour hitting […]

What: The Fort Useless Halloween Party in Brooklyn When: Friday, October 29. Doors open at 7pm. Why: Fort Useless brings together community ideals and quality new music to the Brooklyn DIY-venue landscape. The Halloween party will be rife with costumes, treats, and festive rollicking. The Killer Lineup: 8pm – Aldenbarton Piano-driven trio that meld […]

Bike travel provides many positives to the rider and the environment. The good people at SummerStage now add the high roller treatment to the list. In partnership with Transportation Alternatives, SummerStage will be rolling out the red carpet of convenience with FREE bike valet parking at all East River Park events. This August, SummerStage is […]

Four free cultural events are coming to the central green lawn at Roosevelt Island Riverwalk Commons this summer. Just off the F stop on the island, Roosevelt Live (or L!ve) starts the series on Saturday, July 10 with a marathon record fair and musical celebration honoring influential avant-garde jazz tenor saxophonist and composer, Albert Ayler. […]