The very first Thanksgiving Parade started on November 27, 1924. The history took place in Harlem, on the corner of 145th Street and Convent Street. What has now become a popular Christmas tradition for thousands of visitors, and even a trademark of America, began when 400 department store employees moved.
Columbus Day in New York is celebrated in October each year. It’s the memory of Christopher Columbus, the man who discovered America. Every year on Columbus Day in New York there is a large parade that takes place on Fifth Avenue.
In the United States, New York is the city with the largest number of Irish residents. In several waves of immigration, millions of Irish came to New York, Boston, and other large metropolises on the east coast in order to have a better life in the first phases. After the boom in the Irish industry, New York was a popular destination for second homes.
Halloween in New York – the originally Celtic custom is now especially celebrated in the USA. So, of course, in New York City – every year in October countless children take to the streets in scary costumes, walk-in packs from door to door, scare people and shout: “Trick or Treat”.
In New York City, the most beautiful season of the year is autumn. And while September is not yet joyful with golden leaves, cultural life in the city already holds the key. Here are some new art installations that you can see on the city streets this month.
Go to the clothing store and pick your creepiest, cutest, or most shocking costume to be terribly attractive on Halloween. Read more about costume rental stores in New York, in our material.
Central Park has almost 20,000 trees of various varieties, including oak, elm, cherry, maple, and many others. This diversity makes the park one of the most attractive places to enjoy the golden autumn without leaving New York City.
The first rule of thumb to save on food in New York is to stay out of the touristy areas of the city. Since it is natural that it is in them that restaurants unreasonably raise prices due to high traffic.
As a hotspot for foodies, New York offers endless possibilities for delicious food. Low-budget restaurants in New York are a dime a dozen, it’s just important to know which ones are really worthwhile.
As you know, we love the culinary variety in New York and are always happy to test the latest restaurants and food trends in the Big Apple for you. This time we feasted extensively through the Brooklyn district and nowhere are the best restaurants in Brooklyn for us.
If you’re just as foodies, then we recommend the Food on Foot Tours in New York. These are guided tours that take you to the gastronomic insider spots in the city. Whereby the “on foot” is to be taken literally: you walk around the respective district and stop at many small and large spots that are important for the New York locals.
Many years ago, Brooklyn’s Bushwick district was known only as of the brewing center of the United States. There were 50 breweries in Bushwick as early as the late 1800s. This led to the creation of Brewers ‘Row, which you can find along Bushwick Avenue. There you can find the splendid houses of the brewery owners and other industrial moguls.
The northern part of Queens is full of sights and is, therefore, a destination for one or two New York vacationers. Many of you probably know the scene from the comedy series “King of Queens” when Doug and Carrie sit in front of the Unisphere in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park or order ice cream in Queens most famous ice cream parlor, the Lemon Ice King.
As one of the smallest neighborhoods in New York City, NoHo in…
Williamsburg’s northern neighbor, Greenpoint, has a large Polish population and is just as hip and trendy as Williamsburg itself. Even if Greenpoint Brooklyn itself is quite small, there is a lot to see and discover.
Williamsburg is New York’s hipster wonderland and not a dangerous area as many still think. Particularly popular with creative, artistic, freedom-loving residents of New York, the district is currently the focal point.
If you believe the cliché, Park Slope Brooklyn & Prospect Heights is the home of housewives in New York City. It’s one of the most perfect areas to raise kids in a big city like this one.
DUMBO is located in the northeast of Brooklyn, just across the river from Lower Manhattan and just to the north of Brooklyn Heights.
A record storm caused some severe flooding in New York. At least nine people were killed. Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks of the “greatest wake-up call we could get”.
The beautiful area in Brooklyn Heights and Dumbo is home to many wealthy families and businessmen. In this area, your trees lined streets, historical “Brownstone Houses”, stunning views of Lower Manhattan, and super stylish lofts in industrial quarters at the foot of the Brooklyn and Manhattan Bridge. This mix gives this area in Brooklyn its special charm.