Posts Tagged "New York"
Posted on March 19, 2012 in Food and Drink
So you’ve traveled to one of America’s great foodie cities and you brought your hunger. Culinary adventures await you in every city from coast to coast and we picked five of our favorites to whet your appetite... Continue reading Exploring America’s Food Cities | New Orleans, Philadelphia and More
Posted on January 29, 2012 in Trip Ideas
Montauk is best known as a summer beach destination -- rightfully so, with its miles of Atlantic Ocean beachfront. But it's just as appealing in the winter months, as a quiet and beautiful spot to get away... Continue reading Wind and Waves: Montauk in Winter
Posted on November 18, 2011 in Trip Ideas
Who would have thought a small urban oasis would become a vortex of activism? Located in New York City’s financial district, Occupy Wall Street at Zuccotti Park has become a downtown tourist destination as well. If you don’t mind the crowds, stay for the day ‘cause there’s more to see in this area... Continue reading IgoUgo Visits Occupy Wall Street & Lower Manhattan
Posted on November 16, 2011 in Food and Drink
Every year, my friends and I reserve a restaurant for a festive group of 20-25. We have been fortunate enough to find a number of restaurants in NYC with the attributes--moderate price,
cozy ambiance, private/semi-private dining space--to make our annual holiday feasts memorable... Continue reading Holiday Entertaining in the Big Apple
Posted on September 21, 2011 in Trip Ideas
When magazines publish lists of people’s favorite hobbies, the study of genealogy usually lands in the top ten. From TV shows like “Who Do You Think You Are” to websites like Ancestry.com, tracing your family tree has become a common -- and fascinating -- pursuit... Continue reading Where Do We Come From?
Posted on August 17, 2011 in Travel News
On October 28th, 1886, a group of New Yorkers held a formal dedication for the Statue of Liberty, officially welcoming her to the former Bedloe’s Island. They celebrated the event with the first-ever ticker-tape parade... Continue reading Statue of Liberty Taking a Break
Posted on July 25, 2011 in Food and Drink
When you have friends visiting -- particularly from the West Coast -- you may need some vegetarian options for dinner and/or brunch. You can become an entertaining hero/heroine by keeping a go to list of restaurants that cater to vegetarians, locavores and omnivores on hand... Continue reading Satisfying Vegetarian Options in NYC
Posted on June 20, 2011 in Food and Drink
The boozy Sunday brunch is a staple of a true New Yorker's existence. In Manhattan, there are two main types: all-you-can-drink and three-cocktails-or-less... Continue reading Where to Eat Brunch in New York
Posted on June 13, 2011 in Trip Ideas
It’s finally summer; time to take all those vacations you’ve been dreaming about. If New York City is on your list of vacation destinations (and it should be), you’re in for a treat... Continue reading Discover NYC in Five Activities This Summer
Posted on May 23, 2011 in Travel News
Born in Duluth, Minnesota May 24, 1941 and moving to Hibbing in 1947, Bob Dylan’s search for Woody Guthrie brought him to New York, “the city that would come to shape my destiny,” he later said... Continue reading Happy Birthday, Bob Dylan!