Well, figuratively speaking, that is. There are just so many great things going on right now! Here are four reasons you should get over there as soon as possible:
1) The Art of Video Games
From the moment I heard about the Hudson River Museum’s latest exhibit, I couldn’t wait to check it out – and it was even better than expected.
Organized by the Smithsonian American Art Museum, the exhibit presents a series of stations which together present the evolution of the art of gaming. Each station is a visually appealing, interactive and information-packed kiosk highlighting a particular gaming system from a particular moment in time, along with four representative video games for that system. Continue reading
We’re hiking Westchester, one beautiful, breathtaking new trail each month. Why don’t you join us? Getting outside for a hike – even when it’s cold – is a guaranteed way to make your day a happy one. Continue reading
This past weekend I was in search of a place to do our Februrary hike, and I accidentally discovered another Westchester treasure: The Trailside Museum, located in the Ward Pound Ridge Reservation.
Let’s face it: we all LOVE the Best of Westchester list from Westchester Magazine. We scan the BIG ISSUE, looking for our favorite places, to see if they made the list. We look for ideas for new restaurants to visit; we scope out the best places to host a birthday party; we want to see where everyone is working out these days.
You know that big, beautiful “Best of Westchester” seal, pictured up at the top of this post? When you see that seal out in front of a shop, it makes you want to go in, right? Continue reading
Another snow day on the way? Round up your young artists and dreamers and challenge them to get their creative juices flowing! Doodle 4 Google 2014 is open and accepting entries through March 20th. But why wait? This latest snow storm is the perfect opportunity to fire up your art supplies and imaginations and get those submissions in.
What’s it all about? Doodle 4 Google is an art contest meant to spark children’s curiosity and encourage exploration and creativity. The goal is to design a Google Doodle using this year’s Continue reading
The polar vortex and record cold snaps have not had many silver linings, but there is one: our local ponds in Westchester have frozen solid. Hooray!
Another beautiful sunset over Westchester,
on the evening of January 27, 2014
I’ve just created a Pinterest board with links to my posts. If you are a fan of Pinterest, give me a follow! I’d love to connect and see your boards, too.
Here’s my link: Happy Day Westchester on Pinterest
The days are short, the air is cold, the ice is thick…but spring is on the horizon, less than 8 weeks away.
What are you looking forward to when spring returns? Here are just three of the many things on my list…
Happy Day Hikes Westchester at Rockwood Hall!
Going for a hike with your family is one of the best ways to bring everyone together for some great family time. It’s free, it’s fun, and there are endless opportunities to explore new places. Adults and kids alike can disconnect from their Continue reading
Have you found it yet? The tiny little corner of heaven in Mt. Kisco, serving up some of the Continue reading