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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…

  During the warmer weather months, even the most loyal New York City residents are likely to be seeking a nearby escape. Fortunately, Long Island offers great hiking trails and plenty of of sea, sand and sun, just a quick train…

Red Hook Boaters Paddle Camille

Both weather and calendar confirm that summer unofficially begins this weekend. And to help you kick it off, I offer you my second installment of the Best Paddling in New York City: Brooklyn. So grab your sunscreen and sense…

Bronx River Paddle

This summer, offMetro is introducing a new column focusing on discovering New York City through its waterways. I’m excited to be spending much of the summer exploring the five boroughs in my new foldable kayak (a perfect fit for my tiny…

Larchmont is a suburb located in Southern Westchester County. It is just a quick jaunt from the city, but it’s not a typical suburb and is worthy of a day trip from NYC. Why? It’s on the Long Island…

EARTH DAY

In 1969, a massive oil spill in Santa Barbara, California prompted then U.S Senator from Wisconsin, Gaylord Nelson, to create the first ever Earth Day. He felt encouraging students to take action while raising awareness about pollution could put…