Articles Tagged ‘outdoors’

Bookmark Your Summer: New York Beaches

Bookmark Your Summer: New York Beaches April 25, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
Though we only just recently entered true spring weather, it doesn’t mean it’s too early to start planning for summer getaways. When the heat rises, head to these New York waterfronts for outdoor fun in the sun. Coney Island Coney Island & Brighton Beach Grab your beach set, call the...

Spring in New York City: Where to Go

Spring in New York City: Where to Go April 4, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
Despite Mother Nature holding out on warm weather in New York, the calendar says it’s spring. And when the sun finally showers over the city, it’s time to get out and play. NYC - Spring Visiting New York City in the spring can make you fall in love. The streets swell up with dog walkers,...

It’s a Pillow Fight!

It’s a Pillow Fight! March 21, 2011 | Events | Read More
New Yorkers are an outgoing bunch, aren’t we? Annually we participate in no pants subway rides that scare straphangers, hold silent rave parties in the middle of parks, and even throw some elbows for a giant pillow fight. Enter: Pillow Fight Day. A time where it’s perfectly okay to let out...

A Walk Through Chelsea

A Walk Through Chelsea March 9, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
New York City’s west side is a mixture of quiet scenery, lively artistic events, and spring in your step activities that fuel the city that never sleeps. On the flip side, when you’re looking for some downtime,  Chelsea boasts a bit of old and new including fine art, food, and attractions. With...

Brooklyn Bridge Park

Brooklyn Bridge Park October 1, 2010 | Events, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Now that it’s October (and the subways are

Summer Fun in New York: Dumpster Pools & Rooftop Bars

Summer Fun in New York: Dumpster Pools & Rooftop Bars August 10, 2010 | Events, Nightlife, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
There are still a few more weeks left of summer, and the weather is steamy here in New York City. Around this time of year, a lot of New Yorkers tend to flee the sweltering city for the beach or some other more relaxing vacation spot. For those who remain, however, and for those out-of-town visitors...

How to Beat the Heat in NYC

How to Beat the Heat in NYC July 6, 2010 | Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
It may be sweltering out there, but there are still tons of ways to stay cool during your visit to New York City this summer. Here are five of them: Go swimming. Take the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) to Jones Beach State Park (known for its swimming) or take a dip in one of the city’s public pools....

4th of July Fun, New York-Style

4th of July Fun, New York-Style July 2, 2010 | Events, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
There’s no more festive place to be on Independence Day weekend in New York City than Coney Island (Brooklyn). First off, those seeking an early kick-off to the holiday can watch fireworks two nights early—Friday, July 2 starting around 9 pm—in the regular Friday night fireworks show (runs...

Summer Shopping at the Brooklyn Flea

Summer Shopping at the Brooklyn Flea July 1, 2010 | Food, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
It seems like summer is racing by, but there’s still plenty of time to enjoy one of the season’s most enjoyable weekend activities: a stroll through the Brooklyn Flea. Every Saturday (outdoors in Fort Greene, Brooklyn) and Sunday (indoors at nearby One Hanson, at Flatbush Avenue), the Flea...

Lobster Roll Roundup

Lobster Roll Roundup June 17, 2010 | Food, What's New | Read More
For the perfect summer lunch, you can’t beat a lobster roll. New York City may not exactly be New England, but it’s got its fair share of places where you can enjoy delectable lobster rolls, each with their own spin on the classic formula (soft buttery bread, mayo and melt-in-your-mouth chunks...