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Lake Placid, a village located in the heart of the Adirondack Mountains, is home to both history and adventure for every season. Not only is Lake Placid the only city to have hosted the Winter Olympics twice, once in 1932 and again in 1980, Lake Placid is a destination for everything you crave in the […]

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It’s mid-February, and NYC is awakening from its early winter slumber with a jam-packed line-up of Presidents’ Day activities and events across the boroughs. Take advantage of everything that’s happening around the city by exploring some of the events that New York City has to offer this three day weekend.   No matter what you’re […]

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For most people, Valentine’s Day can be one of two things: a time to show someone special you care about them through holiday-themed acts, or a dreaded time of year where everything you see on social media, the internet and in the supermarket reminds you of how lonely you are. But regardless of which end […]

Ajay Suresh DIA:Beacon art museum

Located on the Hudson River, Beacon is a bohemian, cozy town just one hour from Manhattan complete with art, culture, a historic waterfront and vibrant main street. There’s also a renowned modern art museum, opportunities to hike,  great shopping and access to nearby river towns such as Cold Spring, Garrison, and Peekskill, which are all […]

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 […]

Skiiing in Tuckerman Ravine

As skiers and riders, we often get caught up in a whole East Coast/West Coast rivalry. Some may claim that the east is great for those who prefer ice skating over skiing, while us East Coasters know that the challenging conditions spawn the greatest skiers in the country. While both sides have valid points, there […]

Long Beach surf

Just 60 minutes from Manhattan by train, Long Beach is often thought of as a seasonal sun, surf and sand destination. The reality is that Long Beach — home to singer Joan Jett, Taking Back Sunday drummer Mark O’Connell and artist Chuck Close — is full of year-round activities and programming. During the colder months […]

As New Year’s draws closer, it’s time to begin planning how you’ll say goodbye to 2018 and hello to 2019. Choose from one of these New Year’s celebrations—from a fireworks show in the mountains to a champagne jazz cruise on the Hudson River to a whimsical party at a winery and a bike ride through the […]

The Future Will Be Different Unsplash

A few weeks ago, we asked all of our newsletter subscribers to nominate their favorite local non-profits so we could share these recommendations. We were so happy to see the flood of responses and the thoughtful comments. Below we’ve compiled a list of the top local organizations that our readers recommend you support this Giving […]