The Seven Best NYPL Branches to Cozy Up In This Winter

The theme for the past couple of weeks has been “Don’t hole yourself up in your house just because it’s cold outside!” (Can you really blame me for harping on this? This is New York City, after all.) But if you do insist on hiding away all day, consider spending the day at the New…

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What to Do in New York at Night (for Non-Partiers)

Daylight Savings Time or not, now that the days are getting shorter and the nights are getting longer, ‘tis the season to curl up under the covers and stream movies til our eyes bleed. NOT! While nothing’s wrong with the occasional steaming binge, longer nights mean that it’s time to embrace NYC’s nightlife! My clubbing days…

Picnicking in Green-Wood Cemetery: A Surprising NYC Fall Must-Do

This week I crossed off the first item on my Fall Bucket List: I picnicked in Green-Wood Cemetery. Was it creepy? At times. Would I do it again? Definitely. First of all, why picnic in Green-Wood Cemetery? Isn’t that disrespectful? Actually, no. Picnicking in Green-Wood is a NYC tradition which dates back to 1838 when…

Brooklyn Museum, Pay What You Wish, NYC Museum Free Days

The Best Things in Life are Free.99: Free Museums in NYC

Let me start off by saying that museums are cultural institutions that are worthy of our money. But this is New York and for some of us, after rent and MetroCards, there isn’t a lot of money to go around. Does that mean that going to museums can’t be a poor man’s pastime? Not at…

9 Museums in Brooklyn that Aren’t the Brooklyn Museum

Don’t get me wrong: the Brooklyn Museum is one of our city’s finest cultural institutions and it deserves all the renown it has acclaimed, but in a borough as big as Brooklyn we’d be doing ourselves a disservice if we didn’t explore all the other museums that have their own unique perspectives on this borough’s…