The one place most Americans can’t visit in the Caribbean, legally at least, is Cuba. But the romance of pre-Revolution Cuba — or some good semblance of it — is very much alive in New York.
One borough, many flags. A lot of foreign tourists — and that includes Europeans, Californians and Manhattanites — have had occasion to stick their toe into the borough of Queens, but few have put it all together and make Queens a destination.
If your knowledge of Middle Eastern food starts with falafel and ends with hummus, a few hours on Atlantic Avenue should set you straight.
Get your quick caffeine fix in the most civilized way possible, then be on your way. You have a city to see.
New York doesn’t look like the Caribbean, but decades of immigration have brought an undeniable Caribbean undercurrent to the city.
A food tour is a way to participate in, and not just observe, life in New York City. And with the right guide, it can be almost exhilarating.
In the field of Weekend Studies, few issues divide scholars more than the role of Sunday night. Is it a part of the weekend, to be celebrated like a Friday or Saturday? Or the start of a slow death march toward the Monday morning commute?
Where the tailgate spirit party rules.
Visit Columbia University, and be reminded that New York City is a college town.
Narrated neighborhood walks and museum art talks can be downloaded as MP3 files, converting your iPod into a nano-sized tour guide that doesn’t ask for tips.