One Vanderbilt. There is a new landmark of New York, which significantly shapes the skyline of New York. Not only does it have New York’s new observation deck on floors 72 + 73, but it also holds several other records.
New York is only for fashionistas and lifestyle queens? Not even close! The city that never sleeps also has plenty of hotspots for book guessing. In these seven bookstores, you can indulge your passion for books, lose yourself between the shelves and stacks, and discover the latest niche titles.
On December 27, 1932, one of the most beautiful theaters and concert halls in the world opened in New York: the Radio City Music Hall in Manhattan (RCMH).
Every time we go to New York, the same questions arise again and again: What do we want to see and what is hot in the Big Apple when we travel? That’s why we have put together our best New York travel tips here to make your stay in New York City a lasting experience.
Is it your first time traveling to New York? Then you should definitely avoid these 10 beginner mistakes in New York City!
Central Park is not only New York’s most popular, but also the largest park. There is a lot for you to discover and experience on around 340 hectares of the parking area.
In New York’s largest park, countless sights, activities, and paths are waiting to be discovered by you. Cross the romantic Gapstow Bridge, row a boat on Central Park Lake, relax with the locals on the Great Lawn, and sip a cocktail over the treetops of the park. We have put together a route and program for your perfect day in Central Park.
Central Park is beautiful in summer. The entire park shines in a strong, lush green, the plants bloom in all sorts of colors and there is a lot of life in the park. From morning to evening you can experience a lot there and there are many special events such as the free concerts. So here are our best tips for summer in Central Park.
It’s hard not to pay attention to Jackson Galaxy: this is a shaved, bearded middle-aged man with numerous tattoos, who drives through the streets in a bright pink convertible. Despite his shocking image, he is not an actor or a rock star, although he dreamed of a musical career.
In addition to Manhattan, New York has four other districts to offer. There is a lot to discover. From the salt fields of Staten Islands to the Yankees Stadium in the Bronx, from the suburban idyll in Queens to Brooklyn’s classic sandstone houses.
New York City is known as the city that never sleeps. And what does a city like that need? A lot of coffee, of course, which should ideally also be good. We’ll tell you our tips here.
The birth of subculture from the rubble of the big city juggernaut: The novel “City On Fire” and the television series “The Get Down” are a reminder of how hip-hop, disco, and punk exploded in New York in 1977.
The region of the Catskill Mountains is conveniently close to New York City and inspires by quaint, historic small towns, nostalgic charm, and a wide range of leisure activities.
ow, 79-year-old American photographer, Danny Lyon doesn’t spend his time in Europe. His beginnings are located in the American civil rights movement of the sixties, where he documented the protests against race separation. But the first real retrospective of his career is now taking place in Europe, in the FotoMuseum Winterthur.
The American actress Claudette Colbert was one of the first great stars of the talkie era. She shaped the self-confident type of woman in screwball comedy. Her hallmarks were comic talent and dialogical timing. She died 25 years ago on the Caribbean island of Barbados.
Those who visit a theater usually only see what is happening on the stage. Most of the dramas take place behind it – in the backstage area. Here strength, courage, and self-confidence are put to the test. Fixed rules apply here – and there are even ghosts.
Since last year, there has been a record increase in resignations. The number of new staff members is clearly insufficient. One of the key reasons for this trend is the strong social backlash. It happened in the year of the presidential election following the death of George Floyd. Questions arise as to the capacity of the authorities to effectively enforce the rule of law.
Lyonel Feininger, born in New York on July 17, 1871, loved the idyll – and translated it into an abstract language of forms. The paintings by the Bauhaus teacher, inspired by Thuringian village churches or the Baltic Sea, are part of the canon of modern art.
Andy Warhol’s works are world-famous. He is considered an icon of Pop Art. But behind the colorful surfaces, there are complex religious references. However, the churchgoer Warhol kept his religiosity hidden from the public.
There is one joke about Miles Davis. It is said that at a reception at the American White House, President Ronald Reagan’s wife Nancy asked Davis what he had done in life. “I’ve changed the music five or six times,” he replied. “What have you done besides [making love] to the president?”