It’s that time of the year! Get ready to whip out open-toed shoes, meet friends for dinner outdoors and, if you’re fortunate enough to have the opportunity, enjoy Summer Fridays. Thinking of new ways to spend time with friends other than sitting down for a meal? Take a bite out of The Big Apple with ARRO’s rundown of summer food festivals and fairs!

Grace Jerk Festival — Roy Wilkins Park (July 21, 2019)

If it isn’t hot enough for you, add more spice to the summer at this jerk chicken extravaganza! Indulge your taste buds with cuisine from local Caribbean restaurants with over 30 food vendors. …

You’re on your way to an important business trip or perhaps you’re heading to meet up with friends for a vacation- but the only flight you could grab was a connecting one… with a layover (gasp!). Chicago’s O’Hare airport is a popular stop as it is one of the busiest in the USA. And while the idea of a layover might seem like a daunting one, there are many ways to make use of your time in Chicago, while using ARRO to get around. …

So… you’ve now commenced summer with backyard BBQs and a long weekend to get you amped for the warmer days ahead. What now? Perhaps summer crept up on you this year and you mental plans to travel with friends and family, but the time to plan a trip (or two) has escaped you. Looking for travel inspiration? Here’s a list of some amazing vacation destinations that you’ll be sure to enjoy all summer long!

New Orleans, Louisiana

Spring has sprung in New York City. And honestly, we couldn’t be happier here at ARRO! Springtime is the “Thursday of Summer” in NY! It gears us up for longer days, outdoor activities and fun with friends and family. That said, you’re probably pondering ways you can enjoy the refreshing weather. Well, welcome to The ARRO List! Here are the top things we think you’ll enjoy this spring:

The Astoria Film Festival (May 17–18, 2019)

We have all been there: you rush to the airport and wait anxiously in the security line, wishing that you had left home earlier, or had taken a taxi instead of the subway. The holiday season should be a time of relaxation-enjoying the company of family, or taking a much needed solo vacation to a Caribbean island-not stress. Hence, we’ve compiled a few quick tips for you to plan more, stress less and simplify your travel this holiday season!

If you still need to book flights, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day are among the cheapest and least crowded times to…

New Orleans may be the birthplace of Jazz music, but New York’s Jazz roots run deep. Up-and-coming artists flock here to perform at local haunts, and many established artists call New York home; it is a hub of great live music and even greater experiences. So while that cup of hot chocolate at home, in front of the TV, might keep you warm tonight, don’t stare at Game of Thrones for too long-check out the following jazz clubs as a “thaw-out” alternative for the weekend!

The Blue Note

We know you. You’re the one that loves to set the table and invite people over for a Sunday evening dinner party. Or maybe you’re the friend that invites everyone over for the Superbowl party and cooks instead of ordering pizza. Your favorite weekend errand is waking up Saturday morning and going to the grocery store. Well, how about a change of pace this week? Here are 4 places around NYC where you can #RideARRO for the freshest produce (and maybe even a few samples!).

Grand Army Plaza Greenmarket

Prospect Park West & Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn (NW corner of Prospect Park)
Open Saturdays year-round/Market Hours: 8 a.m. — 4 p.m.

This small but mighty popular greenmarket spans almost three decades. Find yummy sausage samples as…

New York City is one of those places where you’ll never feel like you are truly alone, but it can get lonely. Especially on weekends when all of your friends have plans and you find yourself with nothing to do. However, being alone and without plans isn’t necessarily a bad thing. In fact, it can be a gateway to discovering new experiences and exploring the city from a new perspective. To inspire such adventures, we’ve compiled a list of the best things to do alone in New York City this fall.

Visit a Museum

New York is known for its hodgepodge of different cultures, so it’s no surprise that the city has produced beautiful and innovative types of cuisine reflective of its diversity. For adventurous diners who want to experience New York in a new way, we have five “world-fusion” restaurants, recommended by locals (ranging from casual eateries to high-end Michelin awarded restaurants) that will satisfy your taste buds’ needs for surprise and adventure. Enjoy!

Thursday Kitchen

$$, Korean cooking with French & Spanish influences
East Village, Manhattan


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