Posts Categorized: recreation

Royal Palms Shuffleboard Club

Whenever my sister Alyssa comes to town, it never feels like we have to entertain, but it’s always fun to take her to someplace new. 🙂 During her recent trip, we decided to check out the recently opened Royal Palms Shuffleboard Club in Brooklyn. It’s sort of hilarious in a way—bringing the best of Florida recreation… Read more »

Spur of the Moment Reading

Over the weekend, I found myself on the Upper West Side — the weather was perfect, and I had no place to be. I stumbled into Westsider Books, a delightful used bookstore, where I planned to browse, not buy. But, while looking through the fiction titles, I came across Heartburn, the first-ever novel written by… Read more »

A pop-up pool in New York

New Yorkers in the summertime want one thing: an easy way to beat the heat. That’s why the new pop-up pool in Brooklyn Bridge Park is such a hit. This brilliant idea offers just another day at the beach — expect sand, colorful umbrellas, concessions, and a 30′ by 50′ pool, big enough to fit… Read more »

A taste of fall

For my birthday this year, I went canoeing with my family and Matt on the Nashua River in Massachusetts. It was such a lovely day, and a reminder of what fall weather should be like — cool and crisp with lots of sun. Now that it’s October, I hope the weather starts to turn around…. Read more »