Category Archives: New York

Hudson Valley Hike: Bald Mountain and Doodletown, NY

The Indiana Jones in me gets a kick out of exploring abandoned civilizations, so for years I was allured by the idea of Doodletown – a Hudson Valley mountain town reclaimed by nature. I decided to combine this hike with … Continue reading

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Hiking Bear Mountain State Park, Hudson Valley NY

One of the most well known recreational areas in the Hudson Valley, Bear Mountain State Park [Palisades Parkway or Route 9W North Bear Mountain, NY 10911] is a place for the whole family and the hiking enthusiast alike. While there are … Continue reading

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Dine at Dottie Audrey’s, Tuxedo Park NY

Sometimes you find something so special and just right, it turns itself into a tradition. Surrounded by state parks and not far off the thruway you’ll find Dottie Audrey’s Bakery and Kitchen [549 Ny-17 Tuxedo Park, NY 10987]. It is … Continue reading

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Pepsi’s Donald M. Kendall Sculpture Gardens, Purchase NY

Every spring there were rumors. Spring turned to summer. Summer to fall, winter, and back around the sun again. I had been waiting for years, but it finally happened! May of 2017, the Donald M. Kendall Sculpture Gardens [700 Anderson … Continue reading

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Exploring Bushwick, Brooklyn NY

One of my favorite attributes about Brooklyn is its vibrant street art scene, whether it’s colorful murals, spray paint messages on the sidewalk, or new little decals that are popping up. If you’re hunting around for the best in town, … Continue reading

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Eat your way through Greenpoint, Brooklyn

Karczma, 136 Greenpoint Ave Brooklyn, NY 11222 Few things in life are more comforting than home cooked Polish cuisine. Greenpoint has a strong Polish heritage and this authentic spot delivers the vibe and the flavor. Servers are dressed up in … Continue reading

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Play Pinball at Sunshine Laundromat, Brooklyn NY

Laundry is not one of my favorite chores, but I could see that changing if I lived in Brooklyn. You see, Sunshine Laundromat [860 Manhattan Ave Brooklyn, NY 11222] could make the bothersome task almost an exciting treat, considering between … Continue reading

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