Saving History: One NYC Landmark at a Time

Tue, Oct 10, 2017

When planning a trip to New York City, you’ve got to visit all of the city’s legendary landmarks. I mean would the New York be without classics like Radio City Music Hall and Grand Central Terminal? 

Well, did you know that both off those landmarks were actually supposed to be torn down?

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Tags: Things To Do In NYC, New York History, Bear Mountain

The Movie Lover's Scavenger Hunt

Tue, Sep 26, 2017

Hollywood isn’t the only heaven for movie lovers. Film buffs will recognize several areas of New York City from their favorite flicks, some of which are total classics. Follow our Movie Lover’s Scavenger Hunt for a fun, completely free way to spend a day in NYC.  See if you can find them all!

 

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Tags: Things To Do In NYC, New York History

Landmark Spotlight: The Empire State Building 

Tue, Dec 06, 2016

What do electric shock kisses, LinkedIn, and the Great Depression have in common? The Empire State Building! Read on to find out little known facts, tid-bits, and advice to viewing one of New York's most unique structures.

The Empire State Building is one of NYC’s most famous and beloved landmarks. Many people know that it was once the largest skyscraper in the world, but they don’t know much else about the Empire State Building’s rich history. Read on to learn more about this famous skyscraper and why both tourists and native New Yorkers should visit it at least once in their lives.

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Tags: Things To Do In NYC, New York History

Haunted Places In New York: Dark Stories In NYC’s History

Thu, Nov 12, 2015

Ghosts, Murderers & Friendly Spirits: Visit These New York City Haunts If You Dare!

New York City is most iconic in the fall. Year-round city dwellers and travelers alike revel in the gorgeous Central Park scenery, pumpkin spice flavored everything, and sweater weather. But as the NYC nights get longer, NYC takes a bit of a darker turn, serving as the perfect setting for all the haunted history you can handle. Here are five spooktacular New York landmarks that will haunt and delight seekers of the macabre any time of year.

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Up Close & Personal With Lady Liberty: The Ultimate Guide To Seeing The Statue Of Liberty

Wed, Oct 28, 2015

How To See The Statue Of Liberty, A Bit Of History & Other Reasons The Lady Is So Awesome

Let's face it, seeing the Statue of Liberty is on everyone's list. Aside from being a world-famous beacon of hope and the symbol of freedom, Lady Liberty is basically America's mascot. You just can't visit New York City and not catch a glimpse of her. Of course, just a glimpse would hardly do the Lady any justice. No one ever brags to their friends "yeah, I looked at the Statue of Liberty, it was a'ight." Nope. People who make the trip out to see her, really see her, are excited about it, moved by it, and left in awe of her presence. But why?

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Tags: Things To Do In NYC, The Statue of Liberty, New York History