We’re all told that doing yoga is one of the best antidotes to the crazed pace of New York life. But when a class costs as much as $20 a pop, it’s just not feasible for many people. The good news is, there are studios around the city that help you get Zen without going broke. Here is a sampling of yoga studios that offer pay-what-you-can, donation-based classes.
By Denise Oliveira Summer is here, which for many of us means it’s time to settle into a hammock or beach chair and catch up on some reading. The task of picking the perfect book can be daunting, so we checked in with experts. Today we present your […]
By Seth Fera-Schanes One of the best weekend activities in New York is grabbing your camera (or smartphone if you are an instagrammer) and just wandering around the city snapping photos. Whether you are checking out some new street art in Brooklyn or historic brownstones in Harlem this […]
By Seth Fera-Schanes A bike is a great way to explore new areas of New York, especially after you have lived in the city for an extended amount of time. I have covered a lot of ground in this city by walking or with public transit but am […]
By Seth Fera-Schanes Featuring fresh passion fruit puree, lime juice, vodka and Chambord this is one martini you will want to make at your next summer party. See full ingredient list and directions below. We will continue to bring you refreshing cocktail recipes throughout the summer. This one […]
By Stephanie Jones. Follow her on Twitter @MissJonesJazz At the corner of 106th and Broadway, among the bodegas, bars and beauty supplies, a narrow doorway beneath iconic copper letters unlocks the hippest kept secret of the Upper Westside. Inside, the smoldering sound of a tenor saxophone blowing on […]
If you still think Gowanus is nothing but a polluted canal that’s been designated as an environmental disaster, you are way behind the times. Gowanus is a Brooklyn neighborhood bordering Park Slope that’s offering an increasing number of fabulous dining and shopping options. Today we’re bringing you a tour of a few great finds in a single block of Gowanus: 3rd Avenue between President and Carroll Street.
By Seth Fera-Schanes I made a trip out to Governors Island this past weekend. In addition to the fun bike ride and relaxing morning, I brought my camera to grab a few pics. If you do make a half day trip to the island, be sure to bring […]
By Seth Fera-Schanes If you have never been to Governors Island, you should set aside three hours on a weekend this summer to go for a visit. Located in New York Harbor, Governors Island is about a 10 minute ferry ride from downtown Manhattan. If you are a […]
By Seth Fera-Schanes Long day? Go for a bike ride. Up early on a Saturday? Hop on your bicycle and get going. Bored? Bike. It was a summer evening on the Upper West Side and I wanted to go out for a ride. I started out west towards […]