Swimming is one of the best forms of exercise. It’s easy on the joints and provides a terrific workout in terms of aerobic exercise and improving muscle strength. With summer in full swing, many people are diving in. Competitive swimmers may be training for triathlons that often take place during warm weather months. At a […]
It’s pool season again – a time for pool parties and splashing with the kids. It’s also time to share tips on keeping swimming healthy and avoiding recreational water illnesses. New research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on “swimmer’s ear” underscores the need for the public to play an active role […]
For 25 years my husband Stu has been yearning to have an Endless Pool in his house. He had seen, for years, an ad for the pool in The New Yorker magazine. The ad ran every week and he always thought about the possibility of owning one. Well, it took 25 years and now his wish has […]
Over recent years ski resorts throughout the country have been trying to figure out how to monetize their investment in warm weather. Some, such as Belleayre in upstate New York, Killington in Vermont and Park City/Deer Valley in Utah have regular concerts and shows on what would have been snow covered slopes only a brief […]
Don Korean Cuisine is one of several new Korean kitchens appearing on the scene in western Queens. The place may be small, and the consulting chef may be perpetually tweaking the menu, but in the month since they have opened that have drawn quite a crowd — especially in deliveries.
For 107 years, the Ridgewood Times and Times Newsweekly have been sold on newsstands. They’re proud of their motto, “Fighting for the needs of Queens and Brooklyn,” and now they have joined our family of newspapers. I am so thrilled to bring them into our fold, moving from one family-owned company to another. Maureen Walthers […]
As the ferry made its way through gently cresting waters under a brilliant blue sky filled with puffy, cotton ball clouds, I saw a boat with the imprinted words “two much fun.” That’s how I felt about my week away on the secluded island of St. John in the Virgin Islands. Stu, my beloved husband […]