Locally sourced food, like WiFi, can either be found at a café or stolen from the neighbors. Avoid bandwidth banditry with this Groupon.
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- $12 for admission for two (a $26 value)
- $14 for admission for four (a $52 value)<p>
Local food vendors and green-travel experts gather at EscapeMaker.com’s Local Food & Travel Expo from noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 14, inside the Skylight One Hanson Clock Tower. Local and regional vendors, such as McClure’s Pickles and Cabot cheese, line up to shell out samples and teach visitors about local food, while exhibitors including Zipcar and Amtrak dish out information on weekend getaway destinations. Made in Brooklyn Marketplace culls some of the best local shopping into one experience along with Brooklyn’s borough president Marty Markowitz helping kick off the event during the opening ceremony. Throughout the day, panels and demos on topics from Hudson River kayaking to agritourism fill brains and incite guests to experience adventure through their eyes and mouths.<p>
EscapeMaker.com facilitates transit-friendly and sustainable excursions within 500 miles of New York City, Philadelphia, Boston, or DC with their online guide to the northeast United States. The staff reviews towns and plunges deep into popular regions to unearth the most compelling and budget-balancing activities around as well as intriguing sights. An EscapeMaker feature aids trip planning by custom aggregating each step of the trip into one handy document, ensuring that sojourners always have helpful info on hand, such as phone numbers, directions, and translations of campfire songs in local languages. In addition to their stalwart guidance, EscapeMaker.com also hosts weekly specials from bed and breakfasts, hotels, and other travel enterprises.