Beyond the Boroughs

by / on June 20, 2017 at 4:30 pm / in Beyond the Boroughs

Act Like An Adult, Play Like A Kid: Club Getaway

Trend alert! Adult summer camps are all the rage these day — everyone from the ages of 21 to 65 are heading to the woods to relive their glory days at sleepaway camp. We joined the crowds and headed to Club Getaway, located in Kent, Connnecticut, for a weekend we won’t soon forget. The weekend was hosted by infamous hate-to-love, love-to-hate […]

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by / on June 19, 2017 at 5:25 pm / in Beyond the Boroughs

Brunching Like the Brits with RAND Luxury

Last weekend, Manhattan with a Twist headed to Greenwich, Connecticut to attend RAND Luxury‘s British Luxury Brunch. The event, held at a private Greenwich estate, showcased some fine sets of wheels, including Bentley, Ferrari, Rolls-Royce, Aston Martin and McLaren, thanks in part to Miller Motorcars. After a golf cart escort up the long driveway and a longing look at the […]

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by / on May 31, 2017 at 1:50 pm / in Beyond the Boroughs

A High Rolling Getaway at Mount Airy Casino Resort

There really is no such thing as summer in the city when you live in New York. Locals can’t get away from the concrete jungle fast enough come Friday and most head towards the beaches in the Hamptons or Jersey Shore. But if you want to get away from the crowds filled with Manhattaners, we know plenty of other amazing […]

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by / on December 19, 2016 at 2:45 pm / in Beyond the Boroughs

Make a Pit Stop at Nashville’s Embers Ski Lodge

Thinking of visiting Nashville, Tennessee? Make sure to stop in at Embers Ski Lodge. It’s not exactly a ski lodge, which is what initially came to mind when I was introduced to the recently opened establishment. It’s your soon-to-be favorite Pacific Northwest-inspired bar and restaurant. Located in the trendy 12South neighborhood, Embers offers the warmth and camaraderie of a ski lodge […]

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by / on November 25, 2016 at 11:55 am / in Beyond the Boroughs

Making Holiday Traveling a Breeze

We’ve gotten over the Thanksgiving hump, which means the holidays are upon us. For many of us, this means traveling. Whether going to visit the family, hitting the slopes or jetting off to a faraway island, it can be quite a shlep to pack up and move. DesireList, our new favorite shoppable wishlist website, makes it easier to get packing […]

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by / on August 22, 2016 at 3:16 pm / in Beyond the Boroughs

Plan a Getaway to Bucks County, Pennsylvania

Bucks County, Pennsylvania is a great weekend destination for those seeking a wine, spirits, and food adventure! You could certainly spend just a day here, but due to the 2.5 hour drive from New York, it’s best to try and spend the night. Stay at a cozy B&B, shop in Peddler’s Village, or take a hike up some of the beautiful […]

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by / on July 25, 2016 at 11:40 am / in Beyond the Boroughs

Kitchen Sink Packs a Punch in a Delicate Space

Formerly referred to under the umbrella of “upstate New York,” Beacon, a small town in the Hudson River Valley, is undergoing a cultural facelift. A different kind of gentrification is occurring here, one that allows Beacon to shine, embracing its quirkiness and its distinct personality that separates it from the rest of the towns dotting the landscape of this lush […]

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by / on May 13, 2016 at 11:50 am / in Beyond the Boroughs

“Ghost” Revival in Lancaster, PA

On Saturday I had the honor of visiting Lancaster, PA to watch a rework of the musical adaptation of “Ghost.” This one seemed to focus more on the story and be less about the spectacle. If you saw “Ghost” on Broadway, you know exactly what I am talking about when I say they want to focus on the story instead […]

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by / on March 21, 2016 at 1:25 pm / in Beyond the Boroughs

A Breathtaking Wine Getaway at Holman Ranch

What’s better than staying on a wine vineyard? Answer: nothing. After our recent trip to the quaint town of Carmel-by-the-Sea, California, we ventured a short 15 minute car ride away to the lovely Holman Ranch. Located in Carmel Valley, Holman Ranch, also known as “casa escondida” because of its hard to spot location in the hills, lies on 400 acres, […]

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by / on March 15, 2016 at 3:15 pm / in Beyond the Boroughs

A Charming Getaway at Hofsas House Hotel

With 45 inns to choose from in Carmel-by-the-Sea, California, it can be tricky business deciding where to stay. If you’re looking for a charming, European-style bed & breakfast, family-run Hofsas House Hotel welcomes guests with open arms. Founded by Donna Hofsas over six decades ago, the inn remains in the family and is now run by her granddaughter Carrie Theis, […]

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