Category Archives: New York

World T.E.A.M. Sports’ Face of America Liberty Debuts this October 8

National nonprofit World T.E.A.M. Sports announced today the opening of athlete registration for the October 8 Face of America Libertybicycle and hand cycle ride from the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York to the World Trade Center in downtown Manhattan.

The 54-mile ride, presented by Northwell Health, is an inclusive ride honoring military veterans who were injured or disabled during their national service. It follows a trial run in October 2015. Athlete registration will be capped at about 150 riders for the October event.  Of the participating athletes riding to Manhattan, approximately 30 adaptive veterans will be invited to ride. These athletes live with loss of limb, paralysis, Post-Traumatic Stress, Traumatic Brain Injury and other disabilities; yet turn to bicycling to keep physically and mentally fit. Continue reading World T.E.A.M. Sports’ Face of America Liberty Debuts this October 8

NBC STUDIO TOUR/ 5th Ave.

Freeholder John C. Bartlett, Jr., announces that the Ocean County Department of Parks and Recreation will be traveling to NYC for a great tour and visit to see the sights.  Check out behind-the-scenes of the NBC production Studio.  Also visit local tourist spots, St. Patrick’s, Time Square. We will run this bus trip Thursday, Sept. 28.  Departing 8:00 am returning 6:00 pm from Ocean County Park, Lakewood.  The fee is $65.00 this includes NBC Tour ticket. Continue reading NBC STUDIO TOUR/ 5th Ave.

Yoga + Wine + Fireflies Equates to the Perfect City Getaway this June!

Centrally located in the rolling hills of Upstate NY at the southern tip of Cayuga Lake, Ithaca boasts marvelous views, stunning sunsets and a welcoming community. For the weekend of June 16th-18th guests are encouraged to unwind and experience the area’s local charm with a perfect weekend getaway retreat that combines glamping (glamorous camping), a wine tour, fresh local food, and refreshing yoga in the Finger Lakes region. Continue reading Yoga + Wine + Fireflies Equates to the Perfect City Getaway this June!

22nd ANNUAL SUMMER SOLSTICE SUNRISE CONCERT

Seven-time Grammy®-winning saxophonist Paul Winter’s 22nd Annual Summer Solstice Sunrise Celebration will take place at 4:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 17 at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, 1047 Amsterdam Avenue at 112th St., New York, NY.

This one-of-a-kind sunrise concert by the Paul Winter Consort is a musical welcome to summer that marks the passing of one season to the next, evoking a beautiful melding of contemporary human aspirations with the inscrutable mystery of earth and time. It is an experience of deep listening that many people have never had before. Continue reading 22nd ANNUAL SUMMER SOLSTICE SUNRISE CONCERT

Cool Off with Sugartooth Tours Ice Cream Sunday Dessert Tour

A hot, beautiful summer day in NYC is not complete without ice cream! NYC’s local dessert tour company Sugartooth Tours is ready to bring back their Ice Cream Sundays Frozen Treats Tour for the summer for its fourth year in a row.

Guest on the Ice Cream Sundays Frozen Treats Tour will get a chance to taste some of the city’s finest ice cream sandwiches, fresh fruit popsicles, gelato, uniquely flavored ice cream, milk shakes, and more. In addition to visiting some of the Big Apple’s unique and tasty ice cream hot spots, tour-goers will also learn fun facts along the way like why the “Ice Cream Sundae” was invented and more! Continue reading Cool Off with Sugartooth Tours Ice Cream Sunday Dessert Tour

Youth Athletes Invited to Participate in Sports Safety Clinic on June 4

With more children today playing organized sports on school, recreation or travel teams than there ever have been – and starting at a younger age than in the past – there also has been a spike in injuries, both statewide and nationally. Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH), in partnership with Safe Kids New Jersey, invites youth athletes in grades one through six, their parents and their coaches to learn how to “Play Safer, Smarter, Stronger, Faster” on June 4* at TD Bank Ballpark in Bridgewater, home of the Somerset Patriots.

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Sugartooth Tours Valentine’s Dessert Tour Hits the Sweet Spot!

Candy hearts may be one of the most iconic Valentine’s Day treats. But did you know that about 8 billion will be produced this year? That’s enough candy to stretch from Rome, Italy to Valentine, Arizona 20 times and back again! This fun Valentine’s fact is just one of the many interesting things you’ll learn on this year’s Sugartooth Tours Sweeter Than Sugar Valentines Dessert Tour. Pair this fun knowledge with six NYC delicious dessert stops, then you have the perfect Valentine’s Day date! Continue reading Sugartooth Tours Valentine’s Dessert Tour Hits the Sweet Spot!

Festive Flavor: Get in the Sweet Holiday Spirit with Sugartooth Tours!

The holidays are right around the corner and your tastebuds want in on the festivities! There’s no better way to celebrate the season than indulging your sweet tooth on Sugartooth Tours’ revamped Sugartooth Holiday Market Dessert Tour. This heavenly tour will take your taste buds on a holiday journey, enjoying the best seasonal sweets and treats New York City has to offer. Continue reading Festive Flavor: Get in the Sweet Holiday Spirit with Sugartooth Tours!