Your Guide to the Best Neighborhoods in Brooklyn

Brooklyn, New York. Where do we start? What was once a primarily residential outer borough has become a destination in and of itself within just a couple of decades. As more and more people were priced out of Manhattan, neighborhoods in Brooklyn saw an influx of residential development, hip restaurants and bars, nightlife, high-end retail […]

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6 24-Hour Restaurants in Boston for Late-Night Food

Photo courtesy of John Stephen Dwyer Whether you’re burning the midnight oil, had a few too many Sam Adams or just plain hungry at 3am, we won’t  judge the reason(s) you’re seeking a 24-hour restaurant in Boston. Although late-night dining in Beantown can be hard to come by, it does exist – and it’s some […]

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Getting Around San Francisco

Streetcars and cable cars and buses, oh my! Whether you’ve recently moved to San Francisco or are planning a visit, learning how to get around the City by the Bay can seem like learning a foreign language. However, it’s a small city taking up only about 47 square miles, so you don’t have to be […]

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Best Things to Do in Connecticut in Winter

Find yourself spending time in Connecticut this winter? Don’t let the cold weather and snow give you FOGO – Fear of Going Out. While there’s nothing wrong with staying home and getting cozy, cabin fever will eventually kick in and leave you yearning for a winter outing. Here are five things to do during the […]

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The Best Northeast Ski Resorts

Winter in the Northeast can be brutal, but for skiers, snowboarders and other winter sport enthusiasts, there’s no better place to be. With so many snowy, mountainous destinations concentrated in the area, the question isn’t when to hit the slopes but where. Whether you’re a seasoned skier, casual snowboarder or just looking for a place […]

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Perfect Roast Turkey Recipe by Ina Garten

When it comes to classic, simple yet exceptional recipes, you can’t go wrong with Ina Garten, a.k.a. the Barefoot Contessa. And if you find yourself in charge of the turkey at Thanksgiving this year, classic and simple are the way to go. Unless you’ve done it before, don’t go crazy with grilling, smoking or deep […]

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Best Places to See Fall Foliage in Boston

For a limited time each fall, trees in the Northeast turn into a sea of red, orange and yellow as their leaves stop producing chlorophyll. Locals and tourists alike venture out in droves to see the spectacular sight, to the point where a tourism mini-industry has popped up to serve so-called “leaf peepers.” Those lucky […]

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Where to Go for a Business Lunch in Jersey City

Image courtesy of Vu Restaurant As one of the largest banking and finance centers in the United States, Jersey City is buzzing with commerce that rivals even Wall Street, the city’s Hudson River neighbor to the east. In fact, Jersey City’s downtown district Exchange Place is nicknamed “Wall Street West” due to the concentration of […]

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Halloween in San Francisco: Events and Haunted Attractions

Photo via Wikimedia Commons San Francisco’s spooky legacy, transgressive spirit and love of all things flamboyant make it one of the best cities for adults to spend Halloween. Whether your ideal celebration involves a pub crawl, party cruise, classy bash or eerie tour, there’s something for the trick-or-treater in us all. Just be sure to […]

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The 5 Best Fall Cocktails to Make at Home

During the season when seemingly nothing goes untouched by pumpkin spice, why not add some fall flavors to your cocktails as well? Whether your autumnal drink of choice is cider, bourbon, whiskey or something else, it’s always five o’clock somewhere. Best of all, you don’t need many ingredients or fancy equipment to concoct the perfect […]

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