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How to Plan the Perfect Long Island Beach Trip

One of the reasons Long Island is so popular with New Yorkers and people from well beyond the big city is its beaches. A 118-mile stretch of land that juts into the Atlantic, there are many great options, with the Hamptons a classic.

How to Plan the Perfect Long Island Beach Trip

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What’s that Medieval Castle doing in the middle of the Hudson River?

Those that live in the area and travel along Rt 9W, Rt 218, or Rt 9D see it every day. Most wonder, “what the heck is out there?” 

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3 Unusual Things to do in Central Park

When you think New York City, what comes to mind first? Central Park, of course (or, if you’re our daughter, Central Perk, and THEN Central Park). 

3 Unusual Things to do in Central Park

One of our national treasures, Central Park was our nation’s first public park – and has remained free since its creation.

Through the Eyes of an Educator: New York City, New York

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Jul 05, 2016 / 0 comments

My Dad works in New York City and I grew up a 45-minute train ride away from Manhattan. For me and countless others in the metropolitan area, those famous five boroughs are ‘the city.’ Manhattan has a pulse all its own. Millions call this place home and even more travel in and out daily, weekly, monthly, and of course, to visit. Thousands show up ready to move in and make a new start, embrace a new journey, try their hands at something new, or break into a new world.