The center and north of New York are known for picturesque natural landscapes, a seemingly endless range of outdoor leisure activities, and numerous historically significant places that go back to the early days of European settlement.
From historic residential buildings to modern art: the five boroughs of the world metropolis are literally bursting with first-class cultural attractions. Here we introduce you to the most influential institutions from the individual districts.
Everything about this city is legendary – from the skyline to the shops to its fashion scene and the twinkling lights in Times Square. Regardless of your itinerary, these sights and shopping experiences should not be missed when visiting the Big Apple.
There is no trace of the industrial past in the Hudson Valley today. The region, which stretches between Westchester and Albany on the banks of the river of the same name, is characterized by charming small towns and combines majestic nature with colorful shopping opportunities and a productive art and cultural scene.
The Big Apple is one of the absolute hotspots in the film and TV industry. Numerous programs are produced here throughout the year. On-site you can take a look behind the scenes and take a look at filming locations from classic series such as “Sex and the City” from HBO or hits such as Amazon’s “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”.
A little further north of New York City is the idyllic, cultivated Hudson Valley. The first-class travel destination, where culture and nature go hand in hand in harmony, stretches as far as Albany, the capital of the state of New York, and is traversed by the Hudson River.
Live cameras in New York cover the most curious and interesting places in the city, such as Times Square, Liberty Island, the Empire State Building, and many other attractions.
If there is one city in the world where the view from above is particularly worthwhile, it is New York. The glowing skyline against the black night sky creates a very special atmosphere in which every drink tastes even better.
Hop on Hop off in New York is an ideal opportunity, especially for first-time visitors, to get a good impression of the division of the city, the sights, and highlights. The hop on hop off bus tours are therefore becoming more and more popular and are now quite often part of the New York City passes!
Sometimes you live for five years in New York and you can’t see anything around you. Can you tell me, without thinking, what color is the front door to your house? Not to your apartment. What are the names of at least three or four of your neighbors? Sometimes these questions are unexpectedly hard to answer because today we live like fish in the information ocean.
The staff of the New York Public Library cleaned up their vast and centuries-old archive. They organized an impressive free exhibition. Here will be shown exhibits covering the 400-year history, including the only surviving letter of Christopher Columbus in which he talks about his «discovery» of America, and the first Gutenberg Bible brought to the US.
Even entering New York Harbor is an experience: your ship glides under the imposing Verrazano-Narrows Bridge into Upper Bay before the Manhattan skyline becomes visible on the horizon. And then you see it: the Statue of Liberty, which has welcomed all passengers arriving in New York Harbor since 1886. Immerse yourself in the hustle and bustle of the most famous and diverse city in the USA – the Big Apple welcomes you.
We continue the story of America’s premier physics education fan – Bernarre McFadden. The New York Evening Graphic was published by Bernarre McFadden, an evangelist for healthy lifestyles, exercise, healthy eating, and open sexuality, as well as the creator of the most successful publishing empire in US history.
In 1925, an American daily tabloid called New York Evening Graphic began to publish a series of rather extravagant comic songs called «Antics of Arabella». Each issue consisted of several episodes with collages from the photograph and a signature. The episodes featured real dancers from Broadway shows.
Interesting facts about Alphonse Capone, arguably the most famous gang boss in American history.
“Lady Liberty” is one of the most famous statues in the world. More than 130 years ago, on October 28, 1886, the Statue of Liberty was inaugurated in New York Harbor.
Alcohol was banned in the United States 100 years ago. That changed the country – just very different than expected. Today speakeasies, the illegal bars from Prohibition, are back in New York nightlife.
The cosmopolitan city turned out to be a metropolis whose problems quickly overshadowed the glamorous side of the city.
It was the dream of a very successful Scottish businessman. The arms dealer Francis Bannerman built a pompous castle at the beginning of the 20th century on an island in the Hudson River. This did not serve as a residence, but as ammunition stores – until it flew into the air.
Who visits a metropolis like New York for the first time, not only asks what highlights must be on the program but also what you should avoid better.