Staff Picks: Best Rooftop Bars in NYC

Staff Picks: Best Rooftop Bars in NYC

There is virtually a rooftop bar in New York City to satisfy every taste: do you prefer a classic spot or a trendy lounge? A sophisticated atmosphere or an edgy vibe? Manhattan or Brooklyn? Here are our favorite rooftop bars that you can find throughout the city. So get out there and get your drink on!

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A Guide of Downtown Brooklyn, DUMBO & Brooklyn Heights

A Guide of Downtown Brooklyn, DUMBO & Brooklyn Heights

Just across the Brooklyn Bridge brings you to Downtown Brooklyn, Brooklyn Heights, and DUMBO (Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass). Together, the three neighborhoods create an environment welcoming to families, young millennials and the aging generation all the same; yet, each neighborhood has its own path of transformation and shining character that distinguishes it from the rest. From the small yet rapidly developing Downtown Brooklyn with bustling crowds of office workers and students, to the affluent residential neighborhood of Brooklyn Heights with tree-lined brownstones and a promenade for excellent views of the city, to the industrial waterfront neighborhood of DUMBO, home to the brand new Domino Park as well as the local’s favorite Brooklyn Bridge Park & Jane’s Carousel. Here is our guide to direct you to some of the best facets of these three amazing neighborhoods.  Read more

Summertime Family-Friendly Getaways in New York City

Summertime Family-Friendly Getaways in New York City

Taking a family vacation to New York City during the summer brings plenty to do to please everyone. Of course you want to see the classics in the heart of Manhattan, but what about exploring the underrated and pleasantly surprising summer hotspots outside of the concrete jungle? Here are our best suggestions to help you better navigate the city and plan some off-the-beaten path activities away from the most common touristy places.

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Escape the Heat on a Summer City Cruise

Escape the Heat on a Summer City Cruise

I don’t know about you, but the warmer the weather gets, the more appealing the ocean becomes. As beautiful as it may be, New York City can become an absorbing heat-trap among the asphalt and concrete between the tall buildings and narrow streets. When the weather gets unbearable, I recommend exploring the city in an alternative way- take one of many New York City cruises to enjoy the sun, the breeze, and of all importance, the views.

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