Browsing Category : Weekender

Baltimore, MD, Guide (38/52)


Baltimore Guide “Avoid this, this, and this street, when walking from the hotel” advised the concierge at check-in. This Baltimore sets the context for “that” Baltimore. Whichever data set you look at, the city is one of the most criminal, racially segregated, and economically divided in the U.S. It’s an unfortunate reflection of reality that most people’s primary cultural association…

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Philadelphia, PA, Guide (6/52)


Philadelphia might just be the best weekend break you’ve never considered taking. The City of Brotherly love is undergoing something of a renaissance at the moment and with some of the best food, art, and aimless wandering to be had in the North East, there’s more than enough to satisfy even the most discerning and jaded of New Yorkers.

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New Paltz, NY, Guide (23/52)


First settled by French Hugenots fleeing religious persecution in 1678, today the town of New Paltz provides sanctuary to New Yorkers and Brooklynites seeking a different type of escape; to the students of SUNY New Paltz who lend the town a distinctly bohemian vibe; and to those lucky locals who call it home year round.

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Bovina and Andes, Catskills NY, Guide (20/52)


If you sculpted the most picturesque and quintessential upstate NY scenery imaginable; combined it with the best elements of Brooklyn foodie and design culture; and set it down at the feet of the Catskills, strategically placed an hour’s drive beyond more popular weekend haunts so as to ensure your paradise isn’t overrun with visitors but is still close enough for a weekend jaunt from NYC, you’d still fall short of describing the towns of Bovina and Andes.

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