Brooklyn Daytripper: Wave Hill

We took our own advice from last Monday’s blog and headed over to Wave Hill in the Bronx on Sunday and it was a gorgeous day to be outside! Flowering trees have sprouted buds and blossoms and, though most trees were still bare, there were plenty of flowers to stop and smell. This remains one […]

New York City’s Holiday Week Activities by Sandra Manley

Twas the week before New Year’s and all through the house, the kids were anxious to get out and do something fun…. And New York City is a such a fun place to be during the week after Christmas! One of my favorite things to do during the holiday season is, act like a tourist. […]

Climb or Zip at Bronx Zoo Starting Today!

Today is the opening day of the Bronx Zoo’s new enterprise, Treetop Adventure!  There are two sections of this new park and both sound incredibly exhilarating. First is climbing.  On their website this activity is described as more than simply climbing.  It sounds like an obstacle course in the treetops where you can “swing from rope to […]

A Day at Wave Hill.

One of the most tranquil and awe-inspiring spots within the five boroughs is Wave Hill. Though this gorgeous public garden is in Riverdale, just south of Yonkers in the Bronx, it’s a fairly quick drive on a weekend morning.  Last Sunday was a bright, warm, and sunny day and it took us about 40 minutes […]

New York Train Show Pics!

The Train Show at the New York Botanical Gardens has a new exhibit this year.  At the very end of the show you’ll see a room dedicated to Coney Island! The photo of that area is above and all the others are below.  If you’ve never been to see the train show it really is a […]