Monthly Archives: July 2015

High Bridge, New York

After being closed for over 40 years, The High Bridge reopened as a pedestrian walkway this summer. Originally constructed as an aqueduct in 1848 (originally named the Aqueduct Bridge), it is the oldest bridge in New York City. Standing over the Harlem River, its eastern end connects the western tip of the Bronx near West 170th Street, with its western …

Smorgasburg Queens

Brooklyn has been home to Smorgasburg since May 2011. Every weekday from April through November, Smorgasburg features more than 100 regional and local food vendors. 2015 marks the year that this gastronomical fair came to the borough of Queens. I dropped by briefly to find never-ending lines for long-waits for diminishing supplies and choices of food. This was barely 3 …

Socrates Sculpture Park

Nestled amongst the mix of gentrification of new condos and old factories in Astoria is Socrates Sculpture Park. Its unassuming location and entrance makes it easy to miss, but it’s certainly a must see. With ample shade-bearing trees, benches, picnic tables, and sprawling grass, it’s a great way to spend an afternoon. The rotating sculpture collections always offer an eccentric …