Imagine you find yourself wandering around Manhattan’s Upper West Side. You are about to pass 74th street on Amsterdam Avenue and the smell of freshly baked cookies permeates the air. You are instantly taken back to childhood, eagerly awaiting for your Mom to pull a baking sheet of chocolate chip cookies from the oven. A smile spreads across your face.
By Seth Fera-Schanes A semi-secret around NYC, known mostly to the Upper West Side crowd, the Hudson Beach Cafe is one of my favorite spots in New York. Situated outdoors in Riverside Park, visitors are treated to a panoramic view of the Hudson River on one side and […]
Spring came early to New York this year. Tulips and daffodils are popping up all over the city and people are shedding their coats to try and get a little color on their pasty winter skin. The average New Yorker is in such a good mood they are willing to forgo such egregious missteps as walking slowly on the side walk or bumping into someone because you were busy taking pictures of a reflection on a tall glass building. Miscues such as those will normally get you told off but not for these first few weeks in March.
If you find yourself in town I would recommend a few places to visit.
1. The Brooklyn Botanical Garden. Not