In this Summer Fridays series, we'll outline good eats in good locations just outside of New York City. If you're lucky enough to have summer Fridays at your place of work, consider this your road map to good eats off the beaten path. Although "the River Towns of Westchester" sounds like a place wh ... More >>
Sticking around the city this weekend? Join other folks who decided to opt out of pumpkin picking and check out one of this weekend's brunch offers. Whether you're into cheap deals, great views, or endless drinks, carve out your own favorite brunch place from a selection of this weekend's top haunts ... More >>
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You better think twice about jumping into the Hudson for a skinny dip. Or any kind of dip, really. Researchers at Columbia have found strains of antibiotic-resistant bacteria up and down the banks of the Hudson River.
Friday, May 10 Prohibition Era Cocktail Cruise Channel your inner Gatsby and set sail on the Hudson River tonight. Local distillers will divulge secret cocktail recipes and all guests will enjoy old-time classics like a whiskey-based Swizzle and a classic Manhattan. 1920's dress is encouraged. Purch ... More >>
Ah, the Hudson River! It looks so damn majestic as it flows beneath the George Washington Bridge, and it maintains a nice, wide barrier between us and Jersey City. Oh yeah, and it swallow planes whole. It's a simultaneously heart-warming and bone-chilling landmark. In utterly terrifying news, a sma ... More >>
Following the weekend's scary yet ultimately uplifting news of another plane crashing into the Hudson without killing anyone, we revisited the infamous Flight 1549 crash. Maryann Bruce, a passenger on the plane that Captain "Sully" Sullenberger successfully ditched in the river back in 2009, told ... More >>
Located in Hudson, New York, Zak Pelaccio and Jori Emde's new restaurant is still a few months from opening. Veteran of Chickenbone Cafe, Five Ninth, and the Fatty empire, Zak Pelaccio fled the city with wife Jori Emde last year to settle in Old Chatham, NY, up in Columbia County. This region of r ... More >>
A nabe's unwanted new waterfront views
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The Saint Patick's Day feast at St. Peters in Spencertown, NY As I drove down the meandering highways and country lanes of Columbia County -- just southeast of Albany sandwiched between the Hudson River and the MA border - I passed sign after sign advertising corned beef and cabbage. Every rickety ... More >>
You've seen it all before at this new West Village bistro
Fireworks in Five Seconds--NYC from John Huntington on Vimeo.Already feeling nostalgic for the Fourth of July as you reach the end of your first day back to work? Watch this 20-second time lapse made of the sunset and Macy's fireworks over the Hudson River. It will make you long for a hamburger and ... More >>
A one-stop pizza place in the West Village tries to give you everything
A lot to swallow.Brookfield Office PropertiesIt looks like the Milk Street Café won't be the only mega-food hall to make a massive footprint in the Financial District.
Restaurants and bars, they come and they go. Here are a few making their debuts and bowing out this week. Andrew's Coffee Shop in the Financial District has shuttered after 31 years in operation. It comes a year after a West 34th Street location of the small chain closed its doors. [Jeremiah's Vani ... More >>
Say what you will about babies -- they're bratty, demanding, weepy, hard to name, probably bipolar, and they poop a lot -- but it is just not okay to hurl them into a body of water as a revenge tactic against your husband (or even your boyfriend), okay?
A draft report sent yesterday from the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) to Entergy, the operators of the Indian Point Nuclear Plant in Buchanan, NY, found that Indian Point's impact on Hudson River sturgeon was serious enough to deny the plant a Water Quality Certificate. Th ... More >>
Again, with the fucking birds.
The financially strapped St. Vincent's Hospital has been laying people off and cutting pay, so the New York State Nurses Association turned out today to bring the situation to the attention of both neighbors and God; after a street demo with union and political figures, they planned to repai ... More >>
On the first anniversary of the heroic Flight 1549-Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger Hudson River landing, the crew and passengers get a Park Avenue party with the Mayor and the Governor. It's part of a day of honors for them. Later everyone's going on a ferry ride where, at 3:31 p.m., the moment ... More >>
Inauguration Day fever heats up! Several local eating and drinking establishments offer to facilitate your festivities. The Hudson River Club will have "TVs on every floor" and Adam Clayton Powell IV will host the luncheon. Williamsburg's Glasslands wants you to come in on Sunday for their "Obama Pr ... More >>
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