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 […]
Started in 1924, the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade is an iconic American tradition and the unofficial start to the holiday season. If you ever find yourself in NYC on Thanksgiving, get up early, put on a few layers of clothes and head over to check out this fantastic parade.
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 […]
By Seth Fera-Schanes Alexander Hamilton; a Founding Father of the United States, Secretary of the Treasury (and much, much more) had owned a large tract of land in Upper Manhattan and built an estate on it called The Grange. I am going to pause for a moment and […]
By Seth Fera-Schanes New York City’s 8 million residents love the fall season. The humidity of summer has left and we wake up to crisp mornings, pumpkin spiced everything and of course the changing foliage. Visitors and residents alike will head out to the parks in droves, cameras […]
I have been sneezed on more than once while living in New York. I think it is about 5 times but I would prefer not believe that is true. Perhaps it is a known hazard of living in a crowded city where most commuters take public transportation. Perhaps […]
By Seth Fera-Schanes Riverside Park is located on the westside of Manhattan and runs parallel with the Hudson River. This is one of my favorite areas in all of New York. On any given day you will see locals running or bike riding up and down one of […]
Located in Washington Heights right off the 1 train on 153rd st., Trinity Church Cemetery and Mausoleum is worth the trip. Plan on spending 1-2 hours to walk the grounds and look for some of NYC past famous residents. Also, while you are exploring try and find the plaque that marks this place as one of the battlegrounds of the Revolutionary War.
Remember bowling in your hometown when you were growing up? 20 lanes, bright overhead lights, arcade games and shoes that never quite matched. This was an affordable past time first done with family, then high school friends, then again with the same high school friends but after you had moved away and were back visiting; the last example being primarily for cheap beer.
By Seth Fera-Schanes What do you get when you combine a fish tank and an indoor garden? Aqualibrium. Here is the quick back story. I like to walk around the Union Square Farmer’s Market most Saturday mornings. I met a guy who along with his friends started a […]