Lincoln Center_Fountain

Lincoln Center sits in the middle of Manhattan’s Upper West Side. It is home to some of the most revered performing arts companies in the world. This vast complex was built to invigorate the neighborhood during the city’s lean and mean 1960s. It has several dozen world-class indoor and outdoor performance spaces. Lincoln Center is […]

New York City is a great city for film buffs. Many legendary motion pictures were shot here, plus there are a slew of film festivals that celebrate the industry in grand style. These festivals give film lovers a chance to see an array of interesting movies, often before they are released and in the presence […]

Queens Filmmakers ready for QWFF8 and CM JVB

Do you dream of hobnobbing with the Hollywood A-list at top film festivals around the globe? Strolling the Promenade de la Croisette in Cannes, mingling with happening young filmmakers at Sundance and watching the Italian Paparazzi’s flashbulbs go off at Venice are the stuff of cinephile dreams. For those who want to stay within a […]

Redstone Theater-Thanassi Karageorgiou : Museum of the Moving Image

Nothing beats a lazy afternoon in a dark cinema surrounded by other film lovers. If you’re looking for a cinema to while away the hours with a box of popcorn in hand, and you demand an excellent selection of film fare, there are some pretty fabulous indie cinemas right outside Manhattan. From foreign language films […]

Syracuse is a mere hop, skip and a jump from Manhattan. A foodie paradise with plenty of snowy sports and a downtown filled with rich history, this cousin to the Big Apple is now being called the official home of winter. Play: Syracuse wouldn’t be the official home of winter if it wasn’t home to […]

Cherry Blossoms and Jefferson Memorial

Get into the swing of spring at these top festive celebrations of the season. Spend an evening sampling Park Slope’s best nibbles, see the cherry blossoms in our nation’s capital or hop on train to Philly for a nonstop array of out-of-this-world performances.

If you haven’t considered Montreal’s winter getaway potential, our frosty Francophone neighbor to the north offers irresistible cuisine, lively nightlife and Gallic flair. If you’re still not enticed, Amtrak is sweetening the deal with a $90 round-trip weekend fare from Penn Station to Montreal. You’ll need to book before April 25 for Thursday-Monday travel now […]

Ordinary

New Haven is totally adorkable: a high instance of insanely devoted eateries, so many institutions of art, religion and history, and disarmingly friendly locals. There’s a surprisingly small town vibe here that we really like. Plus, we heard you can get smarter just breathing the same air as those bright young things at Yale, so […]

The Borgata

With the recent shuttering of Revel, Trump Plaza, the Showboat and the Atlantic Club, not to mention the expected closure of Trump Taj Mahal in November, things aren’t looking so good for America’s Playground.