By Seth Fera-Schanes I think I just described everything in the title but allow me to expand a bit. I ran the annual midnight New Year’s Eve race through Central Park this year. This event is a great way to ring in the new year. Join a couple […]
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By Seth Fera-Schanes Are you ready to say goodbye to 2013 and welcome in 2014? Have you ever considered ringing in the new year in the middle of Times Square? It will be cold and once you are in you are committed to spending the next 6-8 hours […]
By Seth Fera-Schanes Starting immediately after Thanksgiving, Christmas tree stands spring up all over the city. The fresh Noble and Douglas pines are trucked in from Canada and in typical NYC fashion are not cheap. I have seen 7 foot trees selling for $130 (no joke.) For the […]
By Seth Fera-Schanes Museum mile, located on Manhattan’s Upper East Side is home to the Guggenheim, Cooper-Hewitt, Met and a handful of other world class museums. I typically visit the Met (Metropolitan Museum of Art) mainly due to the volume of pieces and history it houses. If you […]
By Seth Fera-Schanes It might not be the equivalent to Black Friday, Cyber Monday or any other gimmicky “go spend money day” but right around Thanksgiving many of the city’s local artists leave their Brooklyn and Chelsea studios to peddle their wares on the streets of New York. […]
By Seth Fera-Schanes We are one week into December and the Union Square Farmer’s Market is still going strong. You will notice a shift in products with more root vegetables and an abundance of hot apple cider but the vendors are still out there in the cold offering […]
The annual holiday train show is back at the Bronx Botanical Garden. The show runs from November 16th through January 12th and features model trains and the NYC skyline made entirely out of plant material. Last year I had mentioned this is a great date spot. Two of […]
By Seth Fera-Schanes If I were to tell you I went into a store the other day and described it as having a “ripe,” “stinky,”pungent” or “penetrating” smell what would you think? Chances are you would not form a favorable opinion. Unless of course, I followed up that I […]
You are heading to Williamsburg, Brooklyn; home of the hipster.
By Seth Fera-Schanes The Lobster Place is one of my favorite businesses in NYC. Located in Chelsea Market in the Meatpacking District, this fish monger has knowledgeable staff and incredibly fresh fish. Fish are available for purchase and to take home but it seems like the majority of […]