What: Makers Market When: Friday, June 5-6 Where: Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens Why: Long Island City has more than Manhattan views and water taxi beach to offer this weekend; with the sun finally shining (please, oh please), come visit…

Grand Army Plaza

Several outdoor greenmarkets are open year-round rain or shine in New York City. The three that made our off-the-island short list will make you feel in full bloom, or at least, get you out of bed before noon. The…

Rose Water Restaurant

Rose Water isn’t just another trendy New York flash-in-the-pan. This sumptuous Park Slope spot has been loved since owner John Tucker first opened its doors in August 2000. With new chef Marcellus Coleman and his skillful passion for Seasonal…