Category: Things to do in New York City

New York City activities, walking tours, sightseeing, theater, events and exploring one of the biggest cities in the world.

A River is Never Too Far Away: Fly Tying in Harlem

New York is the most populated city in the United States.  It is home to some of the highest skyscrapers around.  It has residential apartment buildings layered with tenants.  Needless to say, it can be a crowded, congested place to live and visit. There are three moments when […]

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Hard Workout Along the Hudson River Greenway

Picture a path in the city that is both scenic and not congested with tourists and residents.  A place like this exists on the Hudson River Greenway if you start at 125th street in Manhattan and head north.

You can access the path right off the 1 train at the 125th street subway stop.  Walk a few minutes west past Dinosaur BBQ and Fairway Grocery store and you will be met with a panoramic view of the Hudson River and New Jersey.

What Can I Do Morningside Heights?

Let’s say you have been to New York City before.  You have seen Times Square, attended a Broadway play, spent time with the Pharaohs in the Egyptian wing of the Met and sat at Bethesda Fountain in Central Park and watched the boats peacefully glide across the pond and then bump into each because no one knows who to steer those things apparently.

The Unintimidating East Village

By Elissa Gilbert I’m a New York native, and I like to think I’ve been all through the city. But I’ve never spent time in the East Village. It’s very far east, but that was just my excuse: the East Village intimidated me. Between Hells Angels, punk rock, […]

Learning the Hard Way

By Katie Donovan Two months of a snowy, icy winter and I’m nearly used to the cold. I actually prefer the overcast days now and often find myself hardly ever missing the harsh Florida sunshine. I found ways to get used to the cold and walking through snow. […]