It’s summer and time to travel. Although I love hotels so much (luxury is terrific), there are often less expensive alternatives that offer more in different ways. Renting a room or an apartment gives the traveler a different perspective on a destination, one can truly feel as though they are part of a city or [...]
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July 17th, 2010 · Comments Off · Destinations, News, Websites
April 10th, 2010 · Comments Off · Destinations, News, Websites
My love of technology is equaled perhaps by my love of food! After all, how can you feed the mind without feeding the body and the soul? This article in The New York Times by Matt Gross is just what the doctor ordered: Italian food in the homes of Italians in one of the world’s [...]
February 23rd, 2010 · Comments Off · Destinations, Websites
I love Broadway and it is so nice to peruse the offerings on playbill.com. You can check out what’s playing on Broadway, Off-Broadway and in London. Free membership gives you access to discounted theatre tickets, restaurant offers, and merchandise. Playbill.com lists performance schedules, ticket prices, show run times, theatre information, advisories, synopsis, and more.
For more [...]
November 15th, 2009 · Comments Off · Destinations, News, Websites
Google has created a flu shot finder in Google Maps. The good news is that if you type in a zip code or city and state, the map will tell you where clinics for seasonal flu and H1N1 are. The bad news is that when I search for Wilton, CT, each of the clinic sites [...]
November 2nd, 2009 · Comments Off · Destinations, Websites
This one came to me from the AARP Bulletin. Go to www.YardSaleTreasureMap.com to find yard sales in your area. This site lists sales posted on Craigslist and it’s free! Happy shopping!
July 30th, 2009 · Comments Off · Destinations, Websites
Rent a Villa
Have you looked at HomeAway on the web? It’s a fun site where you can rent homes and villas here and abroad. It’s fun to look at homes in faraway places and helps me fuel my travel fantasies. I have used the site to rent accommodations and was very pleased. While we cannot [...]
July 24th, 2009 · Comments Off · Destinations, Websites
Our final free activity for this week is my personal favorite! The Staten Island Ferry has been free since 1997 (even better than the nickel I used to pay!). The views of the harbor, the city and the Statue of Liberty are just wonderful. Check their website for departure times.
July 23rd, 2009 · Comments Off · Destinations, Websites
In addition to the wonderful free concerts at Wilton Library (check out our Events page!), you can take in free lunchtime concerts in New York City by Juilliard students on Tuesdays during the summer months and throughout the school year. Check out their calendar for more information.
July 22nd, 2009 · Comments Off · Destinations, Websites
The New York City Downtown Boathouse offers free kayaking trips on the Hudson River. The Boathouse is an all-volunteer organization that is dedicated to providing access to the Hudson River for everyone. The Boathouse is located in the Hudson River Park, and has a permit from the Hudson River Park Trust to operate in the [...]
July 21st, 2009 · Comments Off · Destinations, Websites
The Sony Wonder Technology Lab is a four-story, interactive technology and entertainment museum for all ages.
Located in mid-town Manhattan (550 Madison Avenue at 56 Street), the lab inspires creativity in a high-quality, engaging and family friendly learning environment. They have movie screenings for both adults and children and hands-on workshops (some of which have a [...]