Archive for the ‘the getaway’ Category

NEW YEARS IN NEW ORLEANS

By Conor Riley I definitely wanted to get out of the mayhem of NYC for New Years, and had always wanted to go to New Orleans, so without much hesitation, I decided to ring in […]

THE GETAWAY: ELVIN GOES TO HAWAII

Photographs by Elvin Tavarez While the rest of us were getting accustomed to a late winter in NYC, our photographer Elvin Tavarez spent the new year with his boyfriend on the island of O’ahu in […]

THE GETAWAY: KYUTAE GOES TO PARIS

OAK’s Kyutae Kwon just returned from his month-long stay in Paris, and today he’s sharing some highlights from his first trip to the City of Light. From the Eiffel Tower to neighborhood cafes (and even […]

THE GETAWAY: SOUTHWESTERN AMERICA

  Exploring the expanse of the desert on quads, kayaking through the canyons in Lake Powell, and hiking to the peak of Angel’s Landing in Zion NP just to catch a glimpse of one of the […]

THE GETAWAY: JOSHUA GOES TO CHICAGO

  By Joshua Carver   When I found out my favorite artist, Erykah Badu, would be playing at a festival that combined music and FOOD, I thought “why the fuck not??” Although I went only […]

THE GETAWAY: UPSTATE NY BEACH HOUSE

  By Conor Riley   For the holiday weekend, I headed upstate to my parent’s Lake Ontario beach house in my hometown of Greece, NY. On 4th of July, the entire lakefront turns into one […]

THE GETAWAY: LA COUNTY ARBORETUM + BOTANIC GARDEN

  By Travis Castle   My girlfriend Viv and I recently visited the LA County Arboretum and Botanical Garden. Located in Arcadia, only 20 minutes north of Downtown, the Arboretum boasts about 10 different types […]

THE GETAWAY: CITY ISLAND

  Photographs by Alicia Rae   While technically part of NYC, City Island in The Bronx feels more New England fishing village than metropolis. Naturally, an evening of drinks and fresh seafood at City Island […]

THE GETAWAY: WEEKEND IN THE CATSKILLS

  By Jennifer Orlowksi   There’s no better way to start a summer in New York than a weekend away in the Catskill Mountains. Barbecuing, cocktails, and hikes on the mountain and creeks filled out […]

THE GETAWAY: NORTH SHORE OF LONG ISLAND

  by Jennifer Orlowski  A weekend on the North Shore of Long Island shared it’s unpredictably wild Spring weather, finding foggy beaches, swampy forests, serene sea ports, and winding trails leading to cliffs overlooking the sound. Where to […]