Out & About in the ‘burbs This Weekend: February 20-22, 2015

Feb 20, 2015

It’s the weekend—and the winter blast seems to have let up, at least for the weekend! It’s a great time to get out and start exploring, before the Spring rush! Here’s what’s happening this week:

Are millennialsputting off marriageand honeymoons in favor of home ownership?
If they are, now’s a great time to buy—mortgage rates are near2013 lows, with 30-year fixed mortgages averaging 3.69%
In spite of these dips, therent versus buy debateis heating up again

Shake off the chill while you’re exploring some new communities—and meet some of your (potential!) future neighbors, too! These family-friendly coffee shops and cafes are great ways to take the pulse of a town, and will give your brood a place to chill out—and warm out!—between stops.

Honestly Deliciousin Garden City serves up what most consider the best hot cocoa on Long Island, plus gourmet cupcakes, scones, sandwiches and more
The Black Cowin Croton-on-Hudson and Pleasantville is famous for their bear cookies and piles of kids books, which your little ones will love—and you’ll love their lattes and other seasonal drinks
In Montclair,Red Eye Caféhas become a go-to for families, serving up family-friendly classics like green eggs and ham, sweet treats, French press coffee and more
Zumbach’s Gourmet Coffeein New Canaan roasts its own beans and offers a host of fair trade, free range drinks, snacks and savories perfect for the whole gang

Enjoy the weekend—and a break from the freezing cold!

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