Fall on the farm

Whether you’re planning to place a pumpkin in your front window or on your stoop this Halloween, venturing away from the city to find the perfect gourd makes for a more adventurous autumn. And once you’ve caught a whiff…

New Yorkers, now is the season for securing a cool seat indoors with a well-deserved drink at one of these eclectic watering holes. The classic cocktails of Mad Men fame are all here, but unusual combinations—featuring everything from cucumber…

BK Boulders

August 31, 2009 — “We basically built a playground for ourselves,” said Ben Weaver, technical director and climbing manager at Brooklyn Boulders. “And there’s a real need in New York City for a dedicated climbing gym on the subway…

What: Figment Art + Music Festival 2009 Where: Governor’s Island When: June 12, 10am-5pm; June 13-14, 10am-7pm Why: In a weekend packed with festivals, we couldn’t overlook this hippy celebration of creative culture. Figment, now in its third year,…

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Sprawling lawns, hidden private beaches, evenings filled with fine dining and wine sipping under a star-studded sky—these things come to mind when you think about that romantic stretch of land called Long Island. But before reaching for the Gatsby…

anellagarden

While the scene is still quiet on Franklin Street, it won’t stay this way much longer. Cool boutiques, cozy watering holes, and casual eateries are popping up, and this summer, traffic will increase for one particular place called Anella,…

Mercato interior

In a small town north of Rhinebeck, the authentic flavors of Italy are brought to the table by way of two passionate owners. Should you find yourself in Red Hook (upstate New York, not Brooklyn), make your way to…

greenpoint coffeehouse

Situated on a nondescript corner in the Polish hipster enclave of Brooklyn, Greenpoint Coffeehouse is a quirky java post and the local’s weekday repose. Look down Green Street, and you’ll be treated to a view of the East River…