Brooklyn Daytripper: Governor’s Island

Governor’s Island may be the easiest day trip from Brooklyn that really feels like you gone further. Just a quick ferry ride from Pier 6 at Brooklyn Bridge park and you are on a car-less island filled with activities and sights to see. We took a trip over on Saturday, which was a gorgeous sunny […]

October Events in and Around the City by Shyda Hoque

While it might not feel like fall just yet there are plenty of activities happening around NYC.  Here are just a few worth mentioning… Bric Jazz Fest–  A kick-off concert with Antibalas.  There will be a week long showing of jazz-related films and talks followed by a marathon of performances from October 18th through October 20th. For more […]

Late Night Friday’s and more at Governors Island.

We wanted to not just remind everyone that Governors Island is open and has been since May 1st but also to spotlight some of this seasons happening on the island, including Late Night Fridays. They stay open until 10pm beginning this week through September 14th. You can rent a bike, picnic, hang out in a […]

Saying Goodbye to Summer Checklist.

There are only a few days left to August and it’s always sad to see this month end.  It flies by swiftly and we come to realize there are so many summery events, places, and happenings that we have yet to experience this year! We’ve put together a list for anyone who feels the same […]

Pig Island is September 9th in Red Hook.

We remember the very first Pig Island, which was a pig feast that took place on Governors Island originally, and it feels like such a short time ago.  We can’t believe it is going on it’s 8th year! It has since moved to Red Hook and will take place at Eerie Basin Park on September […]