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July 10, 2013

Explore NYC: Rowing in Manhattan

I’m smack dab in the middle of the choppy Hudson, watching tall buildings sparkle along the shore, with nothing but a rowboat between me and the waves. I’ve joined folks…

November 5, 2014

A Senior Theme Comes to DOC NYC Film Fest

Update 2/1/15: DOC NYC ran November 13–20, 2014. DOC NYC 2015 dates will be announced here later this year; submissions are currently being accepted. See social media links for each…

March 28, 2013

Explore: Foraging in Central Park with “Wildman” Steve Brill

Back in the 80s, urban forager Steve Brill was the NYC parks department’s nemesis. Now he leads sanctioned foraging tours in Central, Prospect and other city parks….

October 4, 2013

Explore NYC: Open House New York Weekend

…Talin Vakilian Following its recent glass-sheathed makeover, this structure (long title: The Manufacturers and Builders Building) sits at the heart of NYC’s Decorator and Design district and is a new…

October 10, 2012

Explore: “Lunch Hour NYC”

There may be no such thing as a free lunch in this town, but I recently stumbled on what may be the next best thing: “Lunch Hour NYC,” a free…

June 4, 2013

Explore: Senior Swim in NYC

If you love the chaos and joy of an all-ages pool in NYC, you’re good to go: The city’s outdoor pools are open – and packed. But if you’d prefer…

October 1, 2013

Linky NYC: the news of the week for NYC seniors

…mounts permanent displays of NYC artifacts and rotating exhibits of community collections, and annual cultural events. If you want to donate or compete (or just enjoy the event), click here…

September 11, 2013

Linky NYC: Audition for Brooklyn’s Senior Idol, NYC’s oldest lifeguard…

…here! Earlier in the Summer, captured Weintraub in his full glory during the Mermaid Parade: Photo: Malcolm Brown   Participate in the art project “Grey Lines” Brooklyn artist Jacolby…

November 19 | 2:30pm3:30pm

Explore Tech: Explore With Google Maps

Join us for a lecture about using maps to help you find your way around.

September 4, 2013

Linky NYC: City News for Seniors With Attitude

Our new Wednesday feature brings you links to city-centric news and information – from useful resources to curious facts. Diana Nyad to swim in NYC A little less than 40…

November 6, 2016

A Senior’s Guide to Sex Without Intercourse

…and enjoyable. Learn, sample, experiment and create your own menu of possibilities. Here are some non-PIV ways to enjoy sex: Explore each other’s entire bodies. Our skin is our largest…

April 7, 2014

Plan Ahead NYC

to sign up for Senior Planet’s Weekly Explore NYC email; you’ll get events listings for around the city and at the Senior Planet Exploration Center in your email inbox on…

October 14, 2013

Linky NYC: 5-borough news from across the web

Welcome to Linky NYC, our pick of the week’s five-borough news from across the Web. “Better out than in” World-famous British artist Banksy is in NYC for the month of…

November 6, 2013

Linky NYC: Quick bites for seniors in the 5 boroughs

Welcome to Linky NYC, our pick of the week’s five-borough news from across the Web. The people have decided: old judges must go New York City said yes to Brooklynite…

January 16, 2013

Explore: Galleries in Chelsea

To celebrate the opening of the Senior Planet Exploration Center in Chelsea, we’re devoting this week’s Explore NYC to our neighbors: the Chelsea Galleries that line the streets west of…