Category: New York

Connecticut’s Claim to Culinary Fame: A Taste of New England at The Saybrook Point Inn and Spa

Connecticut’s Claim to Culinary Fame: A Taste of New England at The Saybrook Point Inn and Spa

[ 0 ] March 3, 2015 |

      If Virginia is for lovers then Connecticut is for food aficionados looking for a taste of provincial New England. Connecticut often gets overlooked when compared to international culinary powerhouses like New York City and Boston. But what distinguishes Connecticut from these urban dining centers is the fact that it does not try […]

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Discover the Beauty of Your Inner Hipster At Little Skips

Discover the Beauty of Your Inner Hipster At Little Skips

[ 0 ] January 9, 2014 |

There’s a distinct delusion in the air. You can feel it deep down as awareness drops below your neck and mingles in your blood and then from the seat of your heart opens out to the world. It’s in that moment you perceive more than you can articulate. You’re unsure of the difference between your […]

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The New Yorker Paradox: What We’re Really Like

The New Yorker Paradox: What We’re Really Like

[ 0 ] December 20, 2013 |

New York and its people are everything that you might expect, and also nothing like the reputation that precedes us.  From the outside, New Yorkers seem always in a hurry, angry and sometimes just plain strange.  When I first arrived in NYC from sunny California, my born-and-bred New York boss told me that I was […]

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Hot Tip: How to Catch a NYC Taxi Cab

Hot Tip: How to Catch a NYC Taxi Cab

[ 0 ] December 20, 2013 |

Hailing a cab in NYC is a rite of passage, and once you know the system, it’s a snap!  Not sure whether a cab already has a fare, is off-duty (no longer working) or just doesn’t like you?  Here’s how you can tell: Look at the lighted numerical marquee on the top of the cab […]

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Where to Find Your Sense of Holiday Wonder in NYC

Where to Find Your Sense of Holiday Wonder in NYC

[ 0 ] December 16, 2013 |

During the Christmas season of 2007, a plucky bachelor approached me at a bar and invited me on a “holiday date”; who could say no to that?  Although it was not the love match that would find me later in life, it was a night that always comes back to me around the holidays. We […]

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Sleep in Antiquated Charm: A Cozy Bed and Breakfast in NYC

Sleep in Antiquated Charm: A Cozy Bed and Breakfast in NYC

[ 0 ] December 10, 2013 |

A bed and breakfast usually brings to mind converted Victorian mansions along the coast of Maine, or perhaps pretty little cottages nestled in the rolling hills and green pastures of the English countryside and ultra-hip Greenwich Village in New York City. Wait. What? Yes, really. This proves once again that NYC does, indeed, have everything. […]

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The Mysteries of Bushwick, Brooklyn

The Mysteries of Bushwick, Brooklyn

[ 0 ] December 6, 2013 |

What happens when you start to describe a neighborhood like Bushwick is that an unwarranted ego-identity begins to pops its ugly head out. It’s easy to conceptualize this place just as it is difficult to begin to describe it truthfully. It makes no difference if you were to paint the local zeitgeist in a negative […]

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Brooklyn by Neighborhood: A Love Letter

Brooklyn by Neighborhood: A Love Letter

[ 0 ] December 5, 2013 |

On Dec 5, 2013, at 7:18 AM, “A J” <xxxx@xx.xxx> wrote: Hi Lynnie, I hope you are having the time of your life on your trip. The pictures are amazing. I can’t believe you’ve been gone for like 8 months already! You’ve really inspired me and Mitch to do some serious traveling of our own. […]

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Walk Your Way Through History

Walk Your Way Through History

[ 0 ] December 3, 2013 |

Looking for the best way to experience a major city in Europe, Middle East and/or the USA? How about taking a walk through history? Sandemans New Europe offers FREE walking tours in 18 different cities. You will spend 1-3 hours walking through one of these cities with enthusiastic guides, passionate about the city they’re representing. […]

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NYC by Neighborhood

NYC by Neighborhood

[ 0 ] November 14, 2013 |

New York City People often bite off more of New York City than they can chew. Not only is this hazardous while eating, but it also can have unhealthy repercussions when it comes to choosing what to do while you’re in the city. You must be careful to not choke on an itinerary made of […]

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