Exploring Highland Park

Video available on TikTok, Instagram Reels, and YouTube Shorts. Ever walked through a decommissioned reservoir? Highland Park, located on the border of Brooklyn and Queens, is home to Ridgewood Reservoir, a decommissioned reservoir that provided water to residents of Brooklyn for approximately a century. Restoration efforts are in full effect, so we took a tour to …

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Exploring Fort Greene Park

Video available on TikTok, Instagram Reels, and YouTube Shorts. Puppies in Halloween costumes at Fort Greene. Halloween is great: candy corn, horror flicks, and candy sales. But these activities mostly interest humans; what about our canine companions? Worry no longer - a local advocacy group called PUPS hosts annual dog costume contents in Brooklyn. This was …

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Exploring Union Square Park (Part 2)

Video available on TikTok, Instagram Reels, and YouTube Shorts. What's at the Korean Festival in Union Square Park? I always look forward to checking out the yearly Korean Festival, which has been held in Union Square Park. There are food stalls, informational booths, and awe-inspiring performances. Everyone from those who have spent their entire life in …

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The new way to pay for public transit in NYC, explained

The MetroCard is on its last legs - and OMNY is the new way to pay for public transportation in New York City. But, how does it work? New York City is perhaps the best large city in the United States for public transportation. Since 1993, the MetroCard has reigned supreme as the best way …

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Exploring the Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Video available on TikTok, Instagram Reels, and YouTube Shorts. Brooklyn Botanic Garden will have you bathing in nature. Do not sleep on the Brooklyn Botanic Garden near Crown Heights if you're interested in exploring the natural side of the Five Boroughs. This must-see facility is over 52 acres or 210,000 square meters of botanic joy. Plus, …

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Exploring the Holiday Train Show

Video available on TikTok, Instagram Reels, and YouTube Shorts. Holiday Train Show. Located in the New York Botanical Garden, the Holiday Train Show has been wowing visitors for over 30 years. Although I have not visited since 2019 (the before time), I am excited that it will be on again this year from mid-November through mid-January. Although …

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