Tagged: New York City

Day Trips: Ice Skating in Central Park

For me, ice skating in Central Park has been a bucket list item. Originally, growing up, I wanted to skate at Rockefeller Center. That’s what you saw on TV and the movies after all....

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GORUCK Light NYC

Last year I had signed up to do the GORUCK Custom 9/11 Challenge and the GORUCK Light a few days later in New York City. I was pumped to be doing these events, especially...

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Day Trips: The Statue of Liberty

For the most part New York City is fairly easy to get to from just about anywhere in Connecticut. Living along the shoreline Amtrak and Metro North provide service into Grand Central Station. From...

GORUCK Scavenger NYC

One of the benefits of completing a GORUCK Challenge or Light is that you then get to take part in other GORUCK events such as their Scavenger Hunts. There are no bricks involved, unless...

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Day Trips: The 9/11 Memorial NYC

Most people that are old enough to remember, know exactly where they were when they heard the news. Many felt stunned and helpless as we watched the events unfold on our TV screens. The...