A Weekend Away: Scenic Views in Westchester

A few weekends ago, I had the fortune not only to have some friends from the Dominican Republic visiting, but also to be blessed with glorious summer weather. We spent the weekend in Westchester, and spent it outside as much as possible. Our goals were to take in some nature and eat well, both easily accomplished in the county. For our first dose of nature, … Continue reading A Weekend Away: Scenic Views in Westchester

What to Do In: Beacon, NY

Beacon is my home away from home, where I go to visit family during the summers, for holidays, and lazy weekends. Over the past ten years since I’ve gotten to know the area, Beacon has gentrified greatly. Discount shops gave way to art galleries and fast food joints left for artisan Taquerias and Thai restaurants. Β An arts scene, replete with many Brooklyn escapees, dominates the … Continue reading What to Do In: Beacon, NY