Hunter Mountain Discover Outdoors Day Trip From New York City

Hiking Hunter Mountain NY With Discover Outdoors

I love exploring the great outdoors but with a hectic schedule, long weekends and trips abroad were the only times that I'd get to escape. After focusing more on health and wellness this year, I stopped making excuses. The lack of time was no…
New York City helicopter tour with iconic sights like Statue of Liberty, Empire State Building

Iconic Landmarks To See On A New York City Helicopter Tour

Although I usually dread cutting trips short, flying over New York City is one of my favorite parts about coming back home. On a recent return flight, I took a good look at the city. I studied its skyscrapers, bridges and soccer fields. Looking…
Theatrical Performances in New York City in April 2017

Jaw-Dropping Theatrical Performances I Loved In April 2017

From contemporary ballet to the circus, there were lots of theatrical performances to check out in New York City in April. In case you didn’t get a chance to see these productions, here’s what you missed.   Theatrical Performances You…
Downtown St. Louis, from Keiner plaza, with the old Courthouse in the background - photo by Timothy K Hamilton. Breweries in St. Louis

Brewery Wish List: Visit Three Breweries In St. Louis

When it comes to beer, there’s no shortage of American cities that offer great craft options. Cleveland, Portland, and San Francisco are some of the first that come to mind. And I can't forget my home city, New York City! These cities are…
Kokedama at Brooklyn Brainery: Make Your Own Living Moss Balls Class in New York City

DIY Kokedama at Brooklyn Brainery: Making A Herb Garden

Since my macrame plant hanger class, I've been thinking about starting an indoor herb garden. A windowsill full of fresh herbs would add a bit of greenery to my kitchen. I could also use the herbs to garnish cocktails and add unique flavors…
Butter Lane Cupcakes: Cupcakes 101

Cupcakes 101: Yummy Cupcakes At Butter Lane Cupcakes

When it comes to baking, I'm a late bloomer. While most people learned how to bake when they were young, I baked my first cupcake last week. Ha! Even though I try to avoid the kitchen at all costs. I'm slowly warming up to the idea of cooking…
Circus 1903 Circus Show at Madison Square Garden Theatre

Circus 1903: Circus Like You've Never Seen Before!

Circus made big headlines this year. After 100 years in business, Ringling Bros. called it quits. And just when I thought that circus was gone for good, Circus 1903 - The Golden Age of Circus made its world debut at The Theater at Madison…
NEXTonSCENE Magazine Spring Fashion Show 2017 in Boston Massachusetts

Night Out At NEXTonSCENE Magazine Spring Fashion Show

Now that it's Spring, fashion is on my mind. I can't wait to trade my boots for sandals. Or my pants for sundresses. Although spring cleaning (and upgrading my wardrobe) is on my list of things to do, I've needed a bit of inspiration to get…
The Strangest, An Arab Storytelling Play about colonization in Algeria

The Strangest: An Algerian StoryTelling Murder Mystery

"The Strangest" did an incredible job setting the scene. As soon as we walked into the 4th Street Theatre, we entered a traditional Algerian storytelling café. The room was dimly lit. Colorful ornate rugs decorated the floor. While we waited…
Winter and Spring Events In New York City and London
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Fun Winter and Spring Events In New York City and London

New York City and London are two of the most exciting cities in the world. At the center of food, art, and culture, both cities are bold and vibrant. But what's New York like during winter? Honestly, I love New York but winters are the worse! Expect…
Bangerz & Mash at Nuyorican Poets Cafe in New York City by Brunch Theatre

Bangerz & Mash: 8 New Plays Made For NYC Millennials

When was the last time that you enjoyed a play? More importantly, when was the last time that you enjoyed a play as a New York City millennial? I'm talking about a play that you can relate to even if you were too embarrassed to admit it. Serving…
Weekend in Chicago: A Chicago Budget with Spending Costs

Chicago Budget: How Much Does A Trip To Chicago Cost?

Weekend trips are what I like to call "small doses of travel". Arriving Friday night and returning home on Sunday, Chicago is a great weekend destination if you're short on time. From free walking tours to casual strolls along the Chicago Riverwalk,…