North Adams is a small city in the Berkshires brimming with art and culture. Yes, you will find pastoral landscapes and rolling hills dappled with colorful autumn leaves that this corner of New England is famous for, but it’s the town’s urban edge that should make city folk feel right at home. North Adams was […]

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 […]

Doughnuts by jessica-henderson-365335 (1)

  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 […]

Glamping at Fort Tilden

It’s time to take a break from that constant city clamor and fall asleep to the sound of tumbling waves and the hum of summer cicadas. Just east of Breezy Point and west of Jacob Riis, Fort Tilden is the big patch of green on a map of the Rockaway peninsula and is part of […]

Lake George by Regina Baker

Not every destination is the most public-transit friendly, and that can be a real bummer sometimes with all that’s out there to explore. That’s why I was so excited to hear about the new car share and rental company out of Brooklyn called: ReachNow. Both accessible and affordable, ReachNow is a great way to make […]

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 […]