Battle of Gettysburg Changes Everything

Soldier in profile looking over Redding Farm as it sees staging of the Battle of Gettysburg on the 150th Anniversary.

For three blistering hot and bloody days in 1863 at the Battle of Gettysburg in Pennsylvania, the Civil War could have gone either way. Could General Meade hold the line, or would General Robert E. Lee prevail in bringing the war to the North? It was the Union Army’s dramatic repulsion of the Confederate’s Pickett’s … Read more

15 Irresistible New York City Treats

Giant gum ball at Dylan's Candy Bar in New York City.

The promise of a sweet reward can motivate even the most reluctant young sightseers; and luckily, there are many tempting New York City treats. I asked Larissa Horn, the Teen Concierge at the Omni Berkshire Place on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, to recommend the most popular New York City desserts. She gave me a number of great suggestions … Read more