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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 budget of $700, we used brand new booking platform TravelWits to search by budget, transit time and […]

Mad Men exhibit

Queens is the largest of the five boroughs, so it should come as no surprise that there’s so much going on this spring. From an international film festival to an old-fashioned carnival on a farm, enticing events are cramming the calendar so keep your Metro Card handy for a spring fling in Queens.

Baltimore’s nickname Charm City is well deserved, but its moniker might just as well be Free Public Transportation City. Listen up, MTA, Baltimore is wowing car-free visitors and residents alike with the Charm City Circulator, four absolutely free bus routes. The Circulator functions like clockwork 365 days per year, so efficiency is its middle name. […]

Rocking Horse Ranch

You’re determined, before they’re all grown up and on their own, that this summer you’re going to spend a lot of quality time with your kids. If you’re overwhelmed with all the options or don’t know where to start (and perhaps don’t want to drive), we’ve honed in on 20 activities and getaways in and […]

happy father's day

These eight Father’s Day events across all five boroughs of New York City put a twist on the traditional Dad’s Day festivities, including a lesson in home-brewing, fishing in Flushing, and a 19th century baseball game. Specially for Dad Head over to Governors Island this Saturday, June 19, to get the Father’s Day fiesta started […]

What: Baseball—Yankees or Mets—away from New York Where: Oriole Park at Camden Yards in Baltimore; Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia When: August 31, September 1, 2 for the Yankees playing the Baltimore Orioles; September 11, 12, 13 for the Mets playing the Philadelphia Phillies Why: Okay Yankees and Mets fans, we know you’re tired of […]

Staten Island Yankees

There is something about baseball in Brooklyn. Most of the people reading this article will not remember when the Brooklyn Dodgers played at Ebbets Field in Flatbush—or for that matter, when the New York Giants played in the Polo Grounds in Upper Manhattan. While the Mets and Yankees fill the needs of most baseball fans […]