Get In The Loop!

  • Experiencing Brooklyn in October: Halloween and More


    Brooklyn is a wonderfully unique and exciting area in the fall. Due to the rich cultural heritage that many of the residents celebrate, the autumn months are often packed full of exciting festivals and other events. For many people, it is the most exciting, lively time of the year and they would never dream of missing the various celebrations. Just imagine Brooklyn in October: Halloween, harvest festivals, Columbus Day 7 autumn. If you are in the Brooklyn area this fall, you should seriously consider taking part in one or more of the following activities:
    Continue reading

  • 5 Cruises for Enjoying the Fall Foliage from NYC


    One of the most memorable things about the fall in New York City is the gorgeous cascade of colors that greet the eye. If you want to take in as much of the fall foliage experience as possible, you may be interested in taking boat tours through the area. The peak time for these excursions is typically from the end of September through November. While NYC offers more visitor attractions that practically any other place in the world, there are only a few that highlight just how breathtaking the scenery is in the autumn. Here are 5 cruises for enjoying the fall foliage from NYC.
    Continue reading

  • Pumpkin Festival and Historical Fun on New York’s Staten Island


    Visitors to New York’s Staten Island will find a wide variety of fun family experiences. For travellers with a passion for history and a love of old time Americana, two of the island’s greatest treasures are historical Richmond Town and nearby Decker Farm, which hosts an old-fashioned pumpkin festival each fall.
    Continue reading

  • Planning a Trip to the Big Apple in October


    When you are planning a trip to the Big Apple, it is a good idea to research the seasons and events that occur throughout the five boroughs to find the time that is right for you. For instance, October is a lovey time to month New York City. The crisp, fall air is the ideal weather for exploring the city. The summer heat and crowds of tourists dwindle and the holiday visitors have not yet arrived. You might actually find yourself in a near-empty gallery or on a tour at less than full capacity. Keep reading for an October in New York City weather and event guide.
    Continue reading

  • All About the New York Film Festival


    We have all seen countless movies filmed with a NYC backdrop. It elucidates a magical and almost ethereal feeling. How exciting would it be to attend a movie shoot or even a film festival? Each year, NYC welcomes filmmakers to the myriad film festivals that occur throughout the five boroughs. Check out one of the upcoming festivals taking place in or around NYC.
    Continue reading

  • Bus Festivals Celebrate Monumental Strides in Public Transportation


    Everyone remembers their first bus ride, whether it was going to school, across town to a store or a cross-country trip. For decades, buses have been a mode of public transportation used by the young and old to get them where they need to go. As technology and innovations change, so has the bus, and what better way to explore the history of public transportation than at a bus festival. Thousands of people attend bus festivals all over the world, but none are quite like those found in New York City. Families and enthusiasts admire the unique vehicles, even taking free trips around town on specially-decked out recreations.
    Continue reading

  • Craft Beer Festivals Showcase Local Breweries for an Unforgettable Experience


    A craft beer festival is the ideal opportunity for those who are of legal drinking age to taste an abundant representation of beers originating from the NYC area breweries. The goal is simple: showcasing some amazing and exceptional local breweries and letting visitors experience a taste of NYC in a unique and distinctive way.
    Continue reading

  • Visiting Museums in New York City


    New York City has hundreds of famous, top-notch museums, providing exposure to a broad range of history, art, culture and education. Although it is an expensive city, it can be quite hospitable to tourists and locals, such as offering a free museum day. In fact, many of its premier museums, attractions, performances and galleries are free or offer pay-what-you-wish alternatives. If you are really seeking a bargain, try no- or low-cost admittance to venture into the unknown or even return to a favorite exhibit, gallery or piece of artwork.
    Continue reading

  • Brooklyn Street Fairs Connect Communities and Neighborhoods


    A street fair celebrates the character of a neighborhood, and no community does it better than Brooklyn! As the name suggests, a Brooklyn street fair is usually held on the main street of the neighborhood. With many vendors, you can find good food, unique merchandise, live music, parades and even dance demonstrations. Depending on what time of year it is, you can spend nearly every weekend exploring street fairs in various neighborhoods and enjoying live music, local color and unique, eclectic food.
    Continue reading

  • Cabaret on a Sailboat


    One of the popular tourist attractions when visiting New York City is a boat tour, whether it is to get a closer view of the Statue of Liberty, venture around the island of Manhattan, or learn about the different bridges and waterways. This is a great and unique way to see parts of the city, especially on warm sunny days.
    Continue reading