By Seth Fera-Schanes There are 3 main airports in the NYC area (LaGuardia, Newark and JFK.) If you have lived in the city for any length of time you have experienced all 3 and undoubtedly have your travel hardship stories for each one. Regardless of some slight inconveniences, […]
By Seth Fera-Schanes I posted about a mini Fall Adventure with a friend where we accidentally ended up in the Bronx Botanical Garden. We were there the first week of November and happened to catch the garden in some prime fall foliage. Here are a few pictures from […]
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 I had a mini walking trip planned this weekend with a friend who was in town on a business trip. It was to include Alexander Hamilton’s House, Edgar Allan Poe’s Cottage and Woodlawn Cemetery. We made it to the first location (which was great) but […]
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 […]