Travel on the Side

The High Line is one of the great new urban park spaces. Located on the Lower West Side, it sits on an abandoned elevated train track. The first section opened in...

Oh, Times Square…tacky and overrated. But you’re in New York, so you have to do it. By the way, don’t go to Times Square (or all of NYC for that matter)...

Due to Superstorm Sandy, the Statue of Liberty was still closed for repairs. So we had to settle for the next best thing: the Staten Island Ferry. You’re not able to...

You have to do at least one high-rise experience when in New York City. The Empire State Building is, of course, the classic experience. However, the Top of the Rock, at...

Two landmarks were on my list for the NYC trip: the New York Public Library and Grand Central Terminal. Only located a couple of blocks apart off of 42nd Street, it’s...

Ready for my close-up? No, not really! One of the highlights of the trip to NYC was seeing a taping of David Letterman. He’s always been one of my faves. In...

Yesterday we took the subway from our hotel on the Upper West Side to Brooklyn. From there, we walked through the brownstones and rowhouses in the Brooklyn Heights neighborhood, stopping to...

Leaving Central Park, we decided to continue our walking tour through Midtown Manhattan. Heading down 6th Avenue, we walked to Rockefeller Center and visited Radio City Music Hall, 30 Rock, and...

Got into New York City and checked in to our hotel – Days Inn at 94th St. and Broadway. With only a 3-block walk to Central Park, that was our first...