Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2014 In New York City’s Historic Harlem

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In celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Big Onion Walking Tours is hosting its yearly tour of Harlem, New York’s epicenter of African-American business, politics, art, and culture.

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This fun and informative tour covers the history of Harlem, from its origins as a Dutch village […]

Open Spaces Alliance For North Brooklyn Opens Ice Rink To Benefit Park System

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On November 15th, Brooklyn’s McCarren Park transforms into a winter wonderland, with its newly restored pool serving as a skating rink. Managed by the Open Space Alliance for North Brooklyn (OSA), the park will feature 7,200 square feet of ice – room for more than 300 skaters. And although the rink isn’t large enough […]

New York City To Join Worldwide Festival Of Lights

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(photo credit: New York Festival Of Lights)

For the first time, New York City will join the ranks of some of the biggest cities around the world as they light up the night during First Light, the inaugural kickoff of the New York Festival of Lights. The event will take place on October […]

Queens County Farm Museum Brings Sustainable Agriculture To NYC

Adriance Farmhouse

Want to get away from the hustle and bustle without leaving town? Take a trip to the Queens County Farm Museum in Floral Park, NY. Far from the skyscrapers of Manhattan, it sits on NYC’s largest remaining strip of farmland. Visitors of all ages can get a taste of country without leaving the city.


Plan A Day In NYC’s Central Park


I lived in New York City for over ten years before I had a child and made the move to Westchester. Although I am in the city several times a week, he is not. I remember being in my early twenties, living near Central Park and practically living there. I learned to rollerblade there–through […]

Summer Events At Bryant Park In New York City

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When people hear Bryant Park they typically think of NY Fashion Week. However, in the winter Bryant Park is one of the best places to go to go ice skating and enjoy a day out with your friends, but just because summer’s drawing closer doesn’t mean that’s changed. There are a handful of fascinating […]

World Yacht Brunch And Dinner Cruises Around NYC

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There are many ways to view New York. Tour buses, by foot, or even by air are all perfectly acceptable ways. If you’re looking for something unique, why not try to view New York by sea while having a meal with your guests?

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Founded in 1981, The World […]

NYC’s Gray Line Tour Valentine’s Day Package

For the adventurous couple at heart, why not take a nighttime tour with Gray Line Cruises? This special Valentine’s Day package offers a romantic evening throughout New York while taking in sights of the City that one does not usually see. Already planned, already romantic, and affordable, this package will leave your […]

Love Potion Valentine’s Day Special At Manhattan’s Royalton Hotel

The "Bramashley"

For the secret mixologist at heart, the Royalton Hotel is offering a very special promotion this Valentine’s Day that will be sure to impress your sweetheart. Their “Love Potion” special runs from Saturday February 11th through Tuesday February 14th. For $40 guests will get to create their own personalized cocktail for their Valentine. The […]

Cafe Ronda On The Upper West Side


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One day when I sit down to write a book there will be a chapter wedged somewhere between “quarter-life-crisis” and “fully functioning adult” titled “the best tapas I ever had”. Last weekend I spent the day roaming the upper west side’s boutiques. After a full day of spending money […]

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