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 […]

A Sunny Weekend Ahead!

It’s the second week of April and we have been checking our 5 day forecast everyday waiting for a spring-like day and we finally see something happening on the horizon! The weekend is looking like it will get into the mid 60s. We know that these predictions can change but after walking around in 40 […]

Brooklyn Daytripper: Staten Island Children’s Museum

Last week we wrote a blog about visiting the Staten Island Museum. In these record low temperatures we were looking to combat cabin fever and also for a refuge from the brisk outdoors and holiday crowds. Well, it’s still freezing out and we are all still looking for places to visit. Here is one for […]

Brooklyn Daytripper: Staten Island Museum

With these frigid temperatures we’ve all been getting cabin fever indoors.  Museums in Manhattan have been super crowded with tourists so we decided to take a day-trip out to our neighboring borough to the southwest for a quiet museum experience. The Staten Island Museum is a lovely mixture of art, history and science exhibits in […]

Brooklyn Daytripper: Muscoot Farm

There are so many farms, gardens, and estates to visit in the Westchester and Hudson Valley area and Muscoot Farm is one of the loveliest.  It’s an expansive site with every kind of farm animal you could imagine, historic barns, and trails.  You can walk along the grounds and looks at their pigs, cows, chickens […]

Brooklyn Daytripper: The Pumpkin Blaze

The fall is a wonderful time to take little day trips here and there and we have such quaint and beautiful rural towns surrounding the city to visit.  Apple picking season is over already and the autumn leaves, though still around in most areas, are starting to fall off the trees but there is still […]