It has become somewhat of an annual pilgrimage up to Sleepy Hollow Cemetery on Halloween. And just 25 miles north of the city, it’s an easy morning or afternoon activity. Also, since New Yorker’s love Halloween, you can make this trip and still be back into the city by the evening for ghoulish (i.e drunken debaucherous) pursuits.
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, […]
Gun Hill Brewing Company, located in the Bronx, started up in 2014 and are producing some tasty beers. The facility is open to the public so you can stop in and try their products. The staff will also provide short but highly informative tours upon request.
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.
By Seth Fera-Schanes I have always enjoyed walking around cemeteries. They are quiet, well maintained and provide for an interesting historical outing. I like to try and find the oldest headstone or marker and think about what life was like during that time. Call me a nerd, but […]