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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»
No matter what your summer travel plans are, we've got you covered. Whether you're jetting off to Europe, road tripping to the west coast, or taking the jitney to your summer share house, these pint size beauty products are tiny enough to pack in any carry-on. Most of us end up packing last minute, and we have enough trouble trying to figure out which outfits to bring, so we've rounded up our favorite petite sized makeup, beauty, and hair products to ensure there is extra room in your bag. More»
The kick off weekend for the summer is here again and we're itching to get out of the office and head to the beach. Packing for a short getaway can be stressful, especially if you're prone to throwing everything you own into a suitcase. The less time you spend packing the more time there is for you to enjoy your weekend away, so we've rounded up some summer essentials to make your trip easier-- and more stylish-- than ever. More»
Whether you’re jetting off to the Mustique islands for a private escape, or Ibiza to run wild and free, or to Southampton for mimosas by the beach, there is most definitely an overlap in the packing checklist. I tend to keep these items prêt à partir, in the event that a last minute trip pops up. Guys, here are 10 essentials for your weekend getaways this summer. More»
We've been embracing spring with this week's unseasonably warm weather, but the real reason we're so excited about spring is because it means that summer is not far off. It's never too early (or too late) to start looking for a summer timeshare, and thanks to the relaunch of a Facebook app called SummerTimeShare.com, finding your dream summer house is easier than ever. More»
Monday, May 20
We sat down with Anne Pasternak for a few questions about Creative Time's past and future, as well as the importance of having an awareness about public art in the city.