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Top 5 natural sights in New York

Top 5 natural sights in New York

By Carley Tsiames, Contributing Writer

October 9, 2014


Filed under Features

New York Botanical Garden Explore over 50 gardens and 30,000 trees only 20 minutes from Manhattan. Enjoy the fall foliage on a walk through the Thain Family Forest or experience something new through Kiku: The Art of the Japanese Garden. If you are feeling festive, check out the Haunted Pu...

Staff illustrations

Staff illustrations

October 9, 2014


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Packing essentials

Packing essentials

By David Bologna, Beauty & Style Editor

October 9, 2014


Filed under Features

For the drive Avoid looking like you just rolled out of bed while still feeling like you did. Sweatpants are almost always a fashion faux pas, but pair them with a mesh shirt, basketball sneakers and a tilted baseball cap for a comfortable, sporty chic look. For the outfits Focus on ...

An adventurer’s appetite

An adventurer’s appetite

By Rebecca Riddle, Dining Editor

October 9, 2014


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Whether you are hiking, biking or simply sitting around a campfire, any outdoor adventure requires the proper fuel. Packing food that is both tasty and portable requires a bit of forethought, but, with some planning, your adventure is sure to be delicious. There are some important aspects t...

A train ride away

A train ride away

By Sam Del Rowe, Staff Writer

October 9, 2014


Filed under Features

There is a whole world outside of Manhattan. Whether you are feeling the need for fresh air or just want a weekend getaway, look no further than Grand Central Terminal. The Metro-North train line takes you to a variety of scenic towns in Westchester, Putnam and Dutchess counties — and there...

Fresh air, fun outdoors

Fresh air, fun outdoors

By Sidney Butler, Contributing Writer

October 9, 2014


Filed under Features

Hiking If you are looking to escape the chaos of New York City’s streets for a much calmer and serene space this fall, head up to the Cranberry Lake Preserve in Westchester County. The preserve is home to forests, wetlands and a four-acre lake. The abundance of trails in this area makes thi...

The Adventure Issue

The Adventure Issue

By Cicek Erel, Web Managing Editor

October 9, 2014


Filed under Special Editions, Special Issues

  In the four months I spent studying abroad in Florence, I visited 20 cities in eight countries. In the three years I’ve lived in New York City, I’ve barely set aside time to leave Manhattan. It is not unusual for students to forget that there is a whole world beyond the urban environment we...

A global perspective on domestic travel

A global perspective on domestic travel

By Marita Vlachou, Deputy News Editor

October 9, 2014


Filed under Features

It is normal for American students who are in a study abroad program to spend some of their free time traveling to nearby cities and countries. Unfortunately, their drive for exploration and adventure seems to be dormant during their stay in New York City. International students studying at NYU...