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Stern Sailing Club Happy Hour on the Arabella

En route to becoming official, the Stern Sailing Club staged its first event to welcome prospective club members, and what an event it was.

On board the mega yacht Arabella, anchored in the Manhattan Harbor, the entire crew enjoyed incredible views of the city and a shimmering sunset over the water.

The 157-foot schooner style yacht was built in the 1980s to sail a famous actress across the Atlantic. That journey completed, the boat has passed hands, been updated, lengthened and converted into the luxurious mega yacht it is today, capable of sleeping up to 40 guests.

With directions straight out of an international spy movie, the invitees were instructed to first make their way to the Brookfield Ferry Terminal and across the Hudson River to the Manhattan Yacht Club, where there would be a launch boat waiting.…

Your Guide to a Weekend in the Rockaways

Before summer officially winds down, take a chance to explore the Rockaways, New York City’s very own beach getaway, replete with old New York charm, New England-y style bungalows, a pristine beach and hip locales.

It wasn’t always such an easy trek to arrive there, but with improved service on the A train and a new NYCEDC-run direct ferry line, the Rockaways are the perfect weekend escape for city slickers.

The area has had a surge in investment in the years since Hurricane Sandy. The five-and-a-half-mile long boardwalk, once made of rickety wood planks, is now a sleek feat of engineering in concrete, that runs all the way from Belle Harbor to Far Rockaway.

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