Brooklyn, our city’s hippest borough, is loaded with fun festivals happening this fall. The events are easily accessible by subway or bus, so grab your MetroCard. Many of these festivals are excellent for families, so bring the kids. Don’t…

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As quickly as it began, summer is already approaching its finish. Labor Day weekend is the bittersweet unofficial end to the season. There are plenty of things to do in New York City during the holiday weekend. If you’re…

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With Labor Day approaching faster than we’d all like to admit, hotels and resorts at many popular destinations across the country are filling up quick. If you are one of those spontaneous, last-minute vacationers, don’t worry! A new website…

One of the most obvious car-free getaways from New York City is the one that doesn’t even allow cars: Fire Island National Seashore. This 31-mile long barrier island stretches along the southern coast of Long Island, offering easy access…

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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…

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Summer is here and you’re sure it’s time to get out of the city and onto a beach.  Yet, there’s not one “best beach” near NYC but rather an entire list of beaches we love. To figure it out,…

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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.

At first, New York City might not appear to be a mecca for outdoor adventure, but city dwellers may be surprised to find just how many activities are just a quick subway ride away. In the midst of our urban jungle, waves,…