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 the giant, pause-worthy structures while browsing through one-of-a-kind goods and wares. Presented by American Craft, The […]

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 Grand Army Plaza Greenmarket When: Saturdays 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Why: Grand Army Plaza hosts the second-largest […]

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 American cuisine, this earthy abode serves a commitment to plating as much local, regional, organic, and […]

What: NJ Food & Wine Festival Where: Crystal Springs Resort, Vernon Valley, NJ When: March 13-15, 2009 Why: It’s time to let your inner oenophile come out to sip and spit. Because you really need to get away this weekend and it’s still too cold for a Central Park picnic. Pack up the Longchamp, you’re […]