Tag: New York

The Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum

Way before the COVID-19 pandemic hit, we took a trip to New York City for a day of history and adventure aboard the historic aircraft carrier, USS Intrepid. It was Kids’ Week and the queue was long but it was worth it. Apart from having one of the most varied aircraft collections on the East Coast, it has interactive exhibits, flight simulators, submarines and a … Read the rest

Pic(k) of the Week – Central Park, New York City

Notes from Suburbia – Is New York the Greatest City in the World?

What’s so great about the city of New York? Crowded and dirty are some of the words that are often used to describe it. Digging deeper you will see the people turning up their noses at the city are not immune to its charms after all. They whip out their cell phones as much as the guy with the Nikon, catching a New York moment … Read the rest

Pic(k) of the Week – Autumn in Central Park, New York

The Garden State on Labor Day Weekend

I know you are looking at the photo on the left, that of Liberty State Park, and thinking how amazing it is. Don’t let the blue-grey skies in the picture fool you. It wasn’t so pretty when we were walking the two-mile promenade with three kids, two of them under four years old. It was noon to boot. The views over the Hudson were stunning, … Read the rest

Pic(k) of the Week – Here’s to an Early Spring!

Four Quirky Shops in New York City

1. The Brooklyn Superhero Supply Co.

Located on 372 5th Ave, this is a store which thinks nothing about selling cloning liquids in bottles and gumption in cans. For a full blown list of superpowers and vigilant must-haves, check out their website. As you must have guessed, this is a favorite haunt among comic fans (read nerds) and people who are willing to let … Read the rest

Wake Up and Smell the Coffee

Today I happened to come across this old guerrilla marketing campaign by Saatchi & Saatchi where they placed a poster of a cup of coffee on top of subway vents in New York City. Holes on the print allow the steam to come out. Around the cup, it reads Hey, City That Never Sleeps. Wake up. Folgers.

I found the idea to be interesting though … Read the rest

Spring is Here!

Long Island in Bloom

Planting Fields Arboretum State Historic Park is one of Long Island’s premier arboretums. I was going through some old pics, when I found this from our Planting Fields collection. Kicking off the week with some color and cheer!

Happy Holidays Everyone!