Category: Things to do in New York City

New York City activities, walking tours, sightseeing, theater, events and exploring one of the biggest cities in the world.

Historic Upper Manhattan Adventure: Morris-Jumel Mansion and the High Bridge

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 […]

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The Unintimidating East Village

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, […]

Learning the Hard Way

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. […]

Step Out of Lincoln Center and Explore Lincoln Square

By Elissa Gilbert The bland white-travertine buildings at Lincoln Center are squat and heavy, dominating their neighborhood. Technically, the Lincoln Square area—once called San Juan Hill—extends only from 62nd Street to 66th Street between Columbus and Amsterdam Avenue, but for practical purposes it stretches from Columbus Circle/59th Street […]