By Seth Fera-Schanes Ramps (also referred to as wild leeks or wild garlic) are available for only a few weeks each Spring. They grow up and down the East coast so if you tell one of your West coast friends about this pungent new weed-like thing you have […]
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By Seth Fera-Schanes Spring in New York City and all the trees are in full bloom. The cherry trees are in bloom, the city smells and feels good; people are happy. This is one of the best times during the year to come to New York. When you […]
By Seth Fera-Schanes Throughout the year an individual can pick up flowers and small apartment plants at their local bodegas (corner all purpose stores.) The flower varieties change throughout the year but typically the quality is good and the prices are right. One can also head over to […]
By Seth Fera-Schanes I am reading The Big Oyster; History on the Half Shell by Mark Kurlansky. The book details New York history through the oyster loving lens of it earliest inhabitants and later millions of newly arriving immigrants. Fast forward a couple hundred years and New Yorkers […]
By Seth Fera-Schanes Wander around nyc for 10 minutes and chances are you will find something that makes you want to bring out your camera and take a picture. Well, at least reach into your pocket and grab your smartphone for a quick pic. Then you can apply […]
By Seth Fera-Schanes The lunar eclipse (Blood Moon) occurred early this morning on the east coast between 1am and 3am. I wanted to capture some photos and set my alarm for 2:20am in the morning. I actually got up and headed to a rooftop in an attempt to […]
Gun Hill Brewing Company, located in the Bronx, started up in 2014 and are producing some tasty beers. The facility is open to the public so you can stop in and try their products. The staff will also provide short but highly informative tours upon request.
By Seth Fera-Schanes Better late than never, Spring has come to New York City. The jacket threat level has been downgraded to fleece or wind breaker with an occasional need for an umbrella. Book your flights, train tickets and buses and come on over to the city. The […]
By Seth Fera-Schanes I have been to the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) a handful of times. They have a giant Blue Whale, dinosaur bones, rare gems, you know, museum stuff. This is how I typically view the museum after a visit. I recognize the wealth of […]
By Seth Fera-Schanes The 2013-2014 winter doesn’t seem to want to end. It “technically” did end when we “officially” ushered in “Spring” on March 20th and we actually did have some nice days around that time but nothing has quite stuck. Most New Yorker’s are grinding their teeth […]