Summer Romping

When school’s out in a couple weeks, the glory days of summer will begin for my second grader. Months of freedom lay ahead, or so it must seem, if he even knows what a month is. For his four-year-old brother, who hasn’t been saddled with schooling yet, every day is …

THE CROTON AQUEDUCT TRAIL

If you’re a Gothamite itching for an idyllic weekend run on a dead-flat, tree-lined dirt path, you have to try the Croton Aqueduct Trail, just a half-hour train ride up the Hudson River Line from Grand Central Terminal. The narrow corridor covers twenty-six miles in Westchester County and is a …