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Long Island’s East End has a sustainable soul. Generations before it became a summer hotbed for city folk, the region was populated with farmers and fishermen who made their living off the land and sea. Today, many locals are passionate about maintaining the area’s agricultural roots. Here are seven ways to support their efforts to […]

Bannisters Wharf Lights Newport

Newport’s 30th annual Winter Festival is set to rock Rhode Island from February 16-25, 2018. It promises plenty of frosty fun with over 150 events and experiences combining food, music, arts and entertainment for all ages. This year, the much-anticipated new Field and Forage events will be held on February 22 and 23, so ditch […]

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  Much to the delight of food-obsessed urbanites, the NEW YORK CITY WINE & FOOD FESTIVAL returns for its 10th anniversary edition from October 12 – 15, 2017. With more than 70 events taking place at locations across the city, it’s no exaggeration to call it the culinary extravaganza of the year. Fan favorites include […]

Ice cream

Ice cream’s origins go way back. Alexander the Great enjoyed a primitive version of freshly fallen snow flavored with honey and nectar. George Washington and Thomas Jefferson are said to have served the creamy treat at presidential dinners. Not so very long ago, New York had limited choices in frozen desserts, just a few flavors […]

Dessert Fest Spring Edition,

Get set to indulge your sweet tooth at this year’s spring edition of Dessert Goals, Brooklyn’s most decadent edible event. The 2-day extravaganza will be held in Williamsburg at the Dobbin St event space on March 25 and 26. Expect a spring shower of goodies from Coolhaus, Silk Cakes, Mochidoki and many more of the […]

The Lodge at Woodloch is the ultimate urban escape. Set on 150 pristine acres, the setting is unmatched. It is located in Northeast Pennsylvania, less than three hours from New York City, so it boasts the luxury of proximity. The spa facility will impress the most demanding visitor, yet it’s unpretentious. If you’re in need […]

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 […]

CIA

Epicureans everywhere agree that winter’s most glorious aspects are of the culinary persuasion. In the depths of the seemingly endless cold, festive foods can do wonders to boost your mood. Now is the perfect time to indulge your appetite at one of the following mouth-watering food events—from a historical feast at the Culinary Institute of […]

Fort Pickering Lighthouse

If you know anything about Salem, chances are it’s the infamous witch trials of 1692 that resulted in the death of 20 innocent people. While 21st century Salem is a love fest for fans of the occult (think tarot card readings, crystal balls, voodoo dolls, spooky walking tours and love potions), there’s a lot going on […]