Many U.S. Presidents continue to leave their mark on the Big Apple in one way or another. On this President’s Day, follow in their footsteps by visiting still standing buildings and visual reminders commemorating their historic links.  You can…

  Best known for the famous 1969 counterculture music festival of the same name — an event that actually took place 50 miles away in a town called Bethel — Woodstock, New York is an easy getaway from NYC….

Metro-North_Hudson_Line

Looking for an easy day trip out of the city and into New York State’s past? The Hudson Valley is the perfect place to escape, with easy access to key sites through Metro-North and years of well-preserved history and…

Carnival

As quickly as it began, summer is already approaching its finish. Labor Day weekend is the bittersweet unofficial end to the season. There are plenty of things to do in New York City during the holiday weekend. If you’re…

Stowe by Kevin Jarrett

With Labor Day approaching faster than we’d all like to admit, hotels and resorts at many popular destinations across the country are filling up quick. If you are one of those spontaneous, last-minute vacationers, don’t worry! A new website…

Wave Hill House in the Bronx

Have you visited Wave Hill in Riverdale? The idyllic landscape hugs the Hudson River and provides magnificent vistas of the river and the Palisades. Easily accessible by subway.

Baltimore Public Domain Image

Friday is meant for leaving work behind, grabbing your already-packed bag, hopping on the train, and thinking about the whale watching and dockside dining ahead. See ya Monday, NYC! To figure out where to escape for the weekend with a…

Summer Book Picture - Unpslash

Summer is the perfect time to relax with a good book. Whether you’re relaxing on the beach or riding the subway, here’s our list of the best books to read this summer.    Woman No. 17   Writer Edan…