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Night Sky Photography Fuji Mountain Oregon

There is something about the dark night skies that really instill us with wonder. Maybe it’s the fact that we are staring at something so far away, it may no longer actually be there. Maybe it’s that when darkness takes over each night, a new world opens up. Maybe it’s simply the unknown. I have […]

Mass MoCA in North Adams

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 […]

Rosendale trestle

You may have heard of the town of Rosendale when, back in 2010, the New York Times ran a piece calling the town a place with a “Brooklyn feel”. While there is undoubtedly a plethora of creativity, artisanal food, and delicious coffee, Rosendale maintains it’s artsy small town vibe and distinctly Hudson Valley charm far […]

fly fishing in esopus creek

As summer approaches, New Yorkers are turning their sights North towards the Catskills. No longer just a vacation spot for comedians like Jerry Seinfeld and Mel Brooks, this easy to get to destination remains a popular weekend getaway. Each year, local businesses team up to show off the best of the Catskills by curating the Catskills […]

Teatown-Lake-Preserve-Ossining-NY

As the crocuses triumphantly rise from the cold earth, families can rejoice. That stir-crazy feeling of being cooped up inside all winter will give way to the excitement of getting outside and for some new parents, their first real adventure with a baby in tow. Heading outdoors with an infant can be challenging, so these […]

Neshobe River Winery Brandon VT

A dream living situation, in my opinion, would be a quiet home, off the beaten path, maybe somewhere in the countryside. Ideally there’d be a brewer  right next door with some of the best craft beer for miles. Perhaps even a comfy bed, breakfast served in the morning, and miles of spectacular trails right around […]

Fire at Campsite

Every June, OutdoorFest transforms a 75-acre green space in Staten Island into NYC’s largest campground for a 24- hour experience unlike any other.