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English Outdoors: Learn. Explore. Discover.

Welcome to the BSL Blog!

Whether you’re looking for a cozy cafe or a place to go dancing on a Friday night, we’ve got some great local tips for you so that there’s no need to walk across the Brooklyn Bridge for the third time or get mixed up in a horde of people in Times Square. From neighborhood guides to off the beaten path destinations, consider our blog your one-stop destination for all things NYC culture.


Cobble Hill Neighborhood Guide

Cobble Hill is not what most people think of when they think of a NYC neighborhood. It’s quiet, pleasantly old-fashioned, and free of tourists carrying Century 21 bags. Its cobblestone streets, long standing mom and pop shops, and architectural gems–some…

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Pretend It’s Summer at These 5 NYC Spots

After several long winters in NYC, I’ve finally figured out how to avoid spending the entirety of winter nestled deep within a self-made fort of styrofoam take out containers and bottles of red wine. The trick is pretty simple; just…

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