If you really love Halloween, we have a suggestion. Head to the Historic Hudson Valley in Westchester County, just outside New York City for the annual Great Jack O’Lantern Blaze. Filled with a display of thousands of beautiful, inventive and scary-spooky carved illuminated pumpkins in a bucolic outdoor rural setting, the Great Jack O’Lantern Blaze is the perfect fun family adventure this year for Halloween, and here’s everything you need to know.
Picnic might not be the first word that comes to mind when you think about iconic, romantic and highly scenic adventures in New York City. But in fact, a spring, summer or fall picnic in NYC is a splendid idea, as long as you choose the right spot. As part of our ongoing series of Gotham Guides to to the best hidden gems in NYC, our Brooklyn-based correspondent Abbie Martin Greenbaum has curated a list of where to find the top 10 New York City picnic spots.
We love this time of year in New York! Summer is drawing to a close, fall is almost here, and the US Open is on. This year has been particularly thrilling, with Serena Williams playing what appears to be her final Grand Slam in front of an adoring crowd. Our expert correspondent Julie Chang Murphy has curated a list of the 5 crucial insider tips and what you need to to know about how to have the best experience watching or attending the 2022 US Open.
Acclaimed choreographer Kyle Abraham has crafted many profound and memorable dances throughout his career. Seeing one of his works can be a truly transformative experience. And now’s your chance. This week for 3 nights only, Kyle Abraham and his dance company, A.I.M. will be at Lincoln Center for the New York premiere of Requiem: Fire in the Air of the Earth. It’s an innovative new take on Mozart’s classic work Requiem in D Minor. And it breathes new life into the centuries-old piece. Our correspondent Abbie Martin Greenbaum shares highlights of Abraham’s storied career, and previews what makes this work so special.
Summer dance festivals are one of the highlights of the season, and we can’t get enough of them. Our correspondent Abbie Martin Greenbaum shares the highlights from the Joffrey Ballet’s June 2022 visit to New York City for a special Pride Month tribute, Bubble Gum Pop, and gives us a preview of the company’s 2022-23 ballet season in Chicago.