By Nick Christophers Here we are after the pandemic created havoc and uncertainty we are introduced to some type of normalcy. The virus put a hold on every type of industry yet some of us used the down time to cultivate our talents. This would be the case […]
By Nick Christophers There are so many comic cons lately it is hard to keep track sometimes. There are the big ones like NYCC at the Jacob Javits Center and Cradle Con. But the smaller ones have begun to move in and make some noise. On July 25 […]
By Nick Christophers It comes as no surprise that singer/writer/activist Princess Long Long has managed again to bridge the gap between nations. Her performances have been praised by nobility from Europe to Asia, from her being an honorable guest at the Crown Prince of Italy’s costume party to […]
There are plenty of direct flights and deals from New York City area airports to Switzerland. With a flight time of just under 8 hours outbound, Switzerland should be a consideration for your next trip. On a recent adventure to the country, I was able to visit 4 […]
By Nick Christophers Akiko Tokuoka has managed not only to showcase her dance steps on stages across Manhattan but also appeared on MTV. From a tender age Akiko has been in love with dancing and it has been her passion ever since. Before venturing to New York, she […]
Harlem Stage continues to build upon its already strong programming. This was very much evident in a recent performance I saw featuring Maimouna Youssef (aka MuMu Fresh.) The Grammy-nominated artist frequently performs with The Roots and has appeared twice on NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert; once with August Greene (8 […]
There are so many fun activities found on Randall’s Island located in the East River right between the New York City boroughs of Queens and Manhattan. Below are 10 great activities for you to try on the weekend or after work.
Have you ever stood on the Metro-North train platform on a Saturday morning and seen groups of people looking like they are ready for a bike race? They are most likely heading upstate to take advantage of a number of bike paths and trails found just outside the city.
One of these rides begins in Brewster, NY. Metro-North runs approximately once at hour on the weekends to this town in Putnam County. From the train station, it is one mile to the entrance and start of the Putnam Trailway.
Harlem Hops, located on between 133rd and 134th streets on Adam Clayton Powell Avenue is a must visit beer hall if you are uptown Manhattan.
The beer hall has feels roomy with plenty of seats and space to stand and hangout with friends. Harlem Hops also has a backyard patio with a few chairs and tables if you want to take advantage of nice weather.
The Roosevelt Island Tramway is a low cost way to grab some nice ariel photos of the Upper East Side, Downtown Manhattan and Queens.