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With the majority of the summer weeks in our rear-view mirror, this is the time to really crack down on your summer vacation checklist. Though New England is known for the fall foliage, nothing really beats the summertime when you can enjoy the sandy beaches and premiere restaurants and seaside bars. Click through the slideshow to see our summer checklist of the places you need to visit in the Hamptons, Nantucket, Martha's Vineyard, Cape Cod and more! More»
With the 4th of July weekend just hours away (t-26 hours until you're on the road), it's time to start packing your patriotic essentials. Click through for the list of head-to-toe necessities to keep you prepared and styled for the long holiday weekend. More»
With the 25th Annual Block Island Race Week right around the corner, we've come up with a helpful insider's guide to spending 12 hours on the tiny island. From morning to night, we've rounded up all of the must-stop restaurants, destinations and attractions for a successful day spent on Block Island. More>>
So there are a bunch of parties in the Hamptons this weekend and you're dying to go out there and party it up. There's only one problem: where are you going to stay? With so many options to choose from and so many different towns, it can be hard to decide which hotel is right for you. From a fantastic Montauk resort to quaint little cottages with beautiful gardens, here is our guide to the best hotels in the Hamptons. More»
Can't make it out to the Hamptons this weekend? You can still kick off beach season with some spots around the city. Check out a list of our favorite outer-borough beaches for your next day trip. More>>
Long weekends and getaways sprinkle the balmy summer months between Memorial Day and Labor Day. Whether escaping to the beach for a day or two, frequenting your summer home in the Hamptons, taking a few extra days in Nantucket or the Vineyard, or headed toward the countryside for a break from the city, here are a few essentials, perfect for any summertime getaway.
With Memorial Day unofficially marking the beginning of summer, it's time to find some rooftop pools to get a quick, cool getaway from the city's upcoming heat waves. Check out our round up of the 6 best pools in NYC to beat the heat this summer. More>>
It's almost Memorial Day weekend, which means that we're packing up for a summer out East. If you're also heading shoreside, we've rounded up some must-have accessories for the ride. Car-sharing from city to sand? Jetting out on the Jitney? Traveling on the LIRR's double-decker train? Here are our picks for decking yourself out, from stylish tote bags to travel-sized snacks! More»
For us New Yorkers, it's really about the little things, so you can imagine the pleasure we felt when we heard that the dreaded weekend commute out to the Hamptons is going to get just a little bit easier this summer. For the first time ever, the MTA will be offering express, nonstop service service between Penn Station and Westhampton, leaving the city Friday afternoon and returning Sunday evening. The 94-minute ride is a far cry from the drunken, Frat-like LIRR experience of summers past. More»
Yesterday we told you how the buzz around Rockaway Beach's hipster scene seems to be blowing up, and today we have received confirmation that the spot will be continuing to move in that direction. Our confirmation comes in the form of a CreativeTime Artist Sandcastle Competition co-presented by Grey Area and Artlog this coming Friday. More»
While we may be complaining that Montauk has been taken over by more Hampsters than we can count, it seems that the real 'Hipster Hamptons' exists a mere 115 miles West of The Surf Lodge. And just what place could be more hipster than a place that posts "No Fedora" signs? Rockaway Beach! While the area has been in varying states of decline for years, it seems this stretch of beach in the Queens has been recognized as a hot summer spot for hipsters. More»
Saturday, December 7
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