Monthly Archives: May 2020

Explore NYC: Randall’s Island

With the arrival of nicer weather amid the NYC COVID-19 restrictions, we’ve been on the hunt for some fun, and safe, outdoor activities. You can easily spot Randall and Ward’s Island from the FDR and RFK bridge, and while we have driven past it many times, we had never ventured there until this past weekend! Originally two separate islands, the …

Explore NYC: Upper East Side

The Upper East Side is an iconic area of the city. Historically, it was home to farmland before the mansions of the elite and wealthy started to be built. Henry Clay Frick and the Vanderbilts being too well-known early settlers of these mansions. Flash forward to Hollywood days and this neighborhood is the background of several popular movies and TV …

Best Places to Bike in NYC

New York City is filled with unique and interesting places to explore in all corners of the city, but sometimes it can be an intimidating place to get around. When we’ve needed a break from the constant traffic, subway delays, and busy sidewalks, one of our favorite alternatives to getting from point A to B has been riding our bikes. …

A Weekend in the Hamptons

If you live in NYC, or even watched Friends or Senfield, then there is a good chance you have heard of the Hamptons. The Hamptons are a series of small beach towns that offer an oasis away from the hustle and bustle of NYC. They are located east of the city in Long Island and are comprised of several small …