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Visit this rural NH distillery

Take a road trip to New Hampshire for a tour of Tamworth Distilling, situated on sprawling grounds beneath Mount Whiteface in the Waterville Valley region. The distillery uses house-milled grain, White Mountain water, and herbs and botanicals from the property’s woods and garden. It also incorporates other wilderness-to-table ingredients including wheat, rye, apples, corn, and malt all harvested within a 150-mile radius, to create its unique spirits. Enjoy tastings by the river Sundays through Fridays noon to 4 p.m. or organize a private cocktail class, when staff offer a hands-on workshop and guide you through creating three unique cocktails. The distillery also hosts a Garden Infusions Cocktail Workshop Aug. 14, 6-7 p.m., and an Outdoor Cocktail Class Sept. 18, 6-7 p.m. $30 per person for classes/workshops. 603-323-7196,


Mountain bike the Grand Canyon

Bring your family to Nevada and enjoy pedaling along the

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Citi Bike sharing program celebrates 100 million bike rides and counting: NYC Mayor de Blasio

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New Yorkers have logged 100 million Citi Bike rides, Mayor de Blasio announced Monday.

a row of parked motorcycles sitting in front of a blue bicycle: Citibikes stationed next to the Bowling Green Subway Station in Manhattan on Tuesday, April 19, 2016.

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Citibikes stationed next to the Bowling Green Subway Station in Manhattan on Tuesday, April 19, 2016.

The milestone came last week, he said, more than seven years after the bike-rental program launched.

“Amidst this pandemic, it’s been a great option for a lot of New Yorkers who wanted a different way to get around,” Hizzoner said at a press conference.

“We’re proud to provide a sustainable, affordable mode of transportation to New Yorkers and to operate one of the few bike-share systems in the world to hit this major milestone,” Citi Bike’s General Manager Laura Fox said in a statement.

Citi Bike recently opened its 1,000th station, where people can rent bikes starting at $3 per trip.

The system came to the South Bronx in the

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In a pandemic recovery, bike commutes are where the rubber meets the road

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Alex Levi, a principal architect in the Port Authority’s Engineering Department, had been an avid bicyclist, cycling 30 minutes down the West Side Hudson River Greenway to his office at 4 World Trade Center twice a day, every day — rain, snow, or shine.

On the other side of the river, Michelle Mayer, a supervising business analyst in the Operations Services Department, was committed to her daily routine of biking 12 minutes downhill from her Jersey City neighborhood to her office at the Port Authority Technical Center (PATC) before taking the 18-minute uphill trip back home after work. 

When both states mandated nonessential employees to work from home, Levi and Mayer missed their daily rides — times when they could just clear their heads and concentrate only on the open roads ahead of them.

As offices reopen in new phases of New York’s and New Jersey’s recoveries, cycling has become

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Portland to US: Protest barriers interfere with bike lanes | National News

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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — In its ongoing clash with federal authorities over the presence of U.S. agents on its streets, the city of Portland has a new area of contention: bike lanes.

The Portland Bureau of Transportation says fencing and concrete barriers around the downtown federal courthouse erected by federal authorities interferes with “one of the busiest bike routes in the United States.” The Hatfield Federal Courthouse is the scene of nightly standoffs between thousands of demonstrators and federal police.

City officials issued a cease-and-desist order Thursday to the federal government, telling it to remove the barriers. The city says the structures block bike lanes and violated Portland codes.

“This fence was constructed without permission or permits on public property, and it is both an abuse of public space and a threat to the traveling public,” Portland Transportation Commissioner Chloe Eudaly said in a statement.

Federal officials say they have

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