New York is the most populated city in the United States. It is home to some of the highest skyscrapers around. It has residential apartment buildings layered with tenants. Needless to say, it can be a crowded, congested place to live and visit. There are three moments when […]
Picture a path in the city that is both scenic and not congested with tourists and residents. A place like this exists on the Hudson River Greenway if you start at 125th street in Manhattan and head north.
You can access the path right off the 1 train at the 125th street subway stop. Walk a few minutes west past Dinosaur BBQ and Fairway Grocery store and you will be met with a panoramic view of the Hudson River and New Jersey.
Let’s say you have been to New York City before. You have seen Times Square, attended a Broadway play, spent time with the Pharaohs in the Egyptian wing of the Met and sat at Bethesda Fountain in Central Park and watched the boats peacefully glide across the pond and then bump into each because no one knows who to steer those things apparently.
The Fulton Fish Market was established in 1822 in New York City and located for the majority of its existence in lower Manhattan. Starting in 2005, the market moved up to Hunts Point in the Bronx.
By Seth Fera-Schanes Morris-Jumel Mansion A 150 year old home is located in the Washington Heights neighborhood of Upper Manhattan. The Morris-Jumel Mansion was built in 1765 and has a National Historic Landmark designation. This is a historical must see in New York. The residence was used at […]
By Elissa Gilbert I’m a New York native, and I like to think I’ve been all through the city. But I’ve never spent time in the East Village. It’s very far east, but that was just my excuse: the East Village intimidated me. Between Hells Angels, punk rock, […]
By Leyla Shamayeva The hustle and bustle of busy Brooklyn streets leaves few options for dedicated cyclists to enjoy long, uninterrupted rides. Riding down Ocean Parkway’s bike path is nice…if you don’t mind stopping at a red light every few minutes. The designated paths on most streets are convenient…if […]
By Elissa Gilbert New York does a great celebration—think ticker-tape parades down Broadway for our winning sports teams. The Canyon of Heroes in lower Manhattan has been the scene of parades since just after the American Revolution. One of the first events celebrated downtown was Evacuation Day, when […]
By Katie Donovan At the beginning of every week, I check my weather app on my iPhone to see what the week has in store for me, and my fellow New Yorkers. While last week showed that Tuesday should have snowed, it barely did. I must have missed […]
By Katie Donovan Two months of a snowy, icy winter and I’m nearly used to the cold. I actually prefer the overcast days now and often find myself hardly ever missing the harsh Florida sunshine. I found ways to get used to the cold and walking through snow. […]