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Coney Island
For the ever-busy New Yorkers, getting out of town on the beach is a problem. But if you want to rest and have fun, you should visit Coney Island, especially since this town resort has such an interesting history.
Lower East Side
The Lower East Side is very popular among tourists, but in addition to its famous attractions, the area also holds many secrets that are rarely accessible to tourists. Today we’re going to tell you about seven of them.
Greenwich Village
It is a large historical residential area located in the western part of Lower Manhattan in New York City. The New Yorkers also call the Village-Village District abbreviated. Greenwich Village is located on the banks of the Hudson and is bounded by Broadway to the east, Hawston to the south, and 14th Street to the north.
You can never go to New York in your whole life, but you can’t help feeling the influence of New York culture. Everyone’s heard a lot about that “New York Bohemian” he’s famous for. Independent musicians, avant-garde artists, unemployed actors, radical writers, unthinkable freaks, and other New York City underground dwellers.
Do you know why SoHo is called that? It’s an acronym for South of Houston. It was invented by artists not so long ago – in the 60s of the 20th century.
Upper East Side
Luxury apartments inhabited by the very affluent New Yorker crowd, well-kept restaurants filled with the wives of the richest businessmen in town who don’t have to worry about anything and who meet their girlfriends for lunch every day, exclusive designer boutiques and pompous cars including drivers who waiting for their customers in front of the chic restaurants.
Upper West Side in New York
The West Side is a large area west of Manhattan Island. On the western side of the West Side is bounded by the Hudson River, on the east by 5th Street, Central Park, and lower Broadway.
Little Italy
Little Italy is a must-see neighborhood in Lower Manhattan and is very popular with most New York tourists. Little Italy is bounded by Center Street in the west, Houston Street in the north, Canal Street in the south, and Bowery in the east.
Meatpacking District
Bases, warehouses, garages, shops. As you passed by, you saw meat carcasses hanging from hooks in the open gate, mountains of vegetables/fruits, and seafood. The narrow streets were always filled with trucks that brought and carried all kinds of snow. Many of the city’s restaurants bought fresh food every day, but private citizens could buy imported strawberries, Colombian shrimp – whatever they wanted – without much damage to their purses.
Harlem in New York
The area of present-day Harlem was once inhabited by Dutch farmers, and until the early 19th-century Dutch cattle were grazed and Dutch cheeses were brewed. Over time, the land gave up all its juices, the Dutch farmers abandoned it, and in place of the pastures the apartment buildings grew, which the owners did not hurry to occupy – the area was still on the outskirts. Soon after, housing prices in Harlem fell and houses were finally found to be owned by black people, not only from other parts of New York but also from southern America and the Caribbean.
Governors Island
The Governor’s Island is open to visitors only during the warm season. But it is easy to get there and pleasant to walk there. If you haven’t already been, you should visit. For that, go to the Staten Island Marina. The ferry to the Governor’s Island goes to his left. Ten minutes – and you’re away from crazy Manhattan, in silence and surrounded by history.
Theater District in New York
The Theater District in New York is the pulsating artery of the city and the hub for entertainment. The neighborhood stretches from West 40th Street to West 54th Street and from West 6th Avenue to the eastern portion of 8th Avenue. Broadway runs right through it and the famous Times Square is part of it. There is no doubt that the vibrant life that is so characteristic of New York originated in this area. In this relatively small area of ​​the city, there are around 36 theaters in close proximity to each other.
Manhattan Hell's Kitchen
Can a big city area, which has been one of its criminal centers for almost 200 years, become the seat of a large number of expensive restaurants, theatres, and luxury apartment buildings? If it’s New York, of course. This was the route from 34th Street to 59th Street in Manhattan and 8th Avenue to the Hudson River called Hell’s Kitchen.
South Street Seaport
The South Street Seaport neighborhood is located in Lower Manhattan, not far from the Brooklyn Bridge and the Financial District. This is where Fulton Street meets the East River. The area is home to some of Manhattan’s oldest buildings from the 19th century.
Hudson Yards
Hudson Yards is Manhattan’s new neighborhood, considered the most ambitious private development project in New York City’s history.
Staten Island: One of the Five Boroughs of New York
From a window in Brooklyn, you can see a very beautiful bridge: Verrazano Narrows Bridge. You can just admire it because it’s a beautiful landscape at different times of the day, but ask the question: where exactly does this bridge lead…
Queens: New York's Largest Borough
Quince covers an area of 460 km2, of which 280 km2 is water. It is the largest of New York’s five districts by area and the second-largest by population. It is located in the eastern part of the city on Long Island. There are a lot of immigrants here – 47.6 percent of the total population. There are 2.3 million people in Queens.
Bronx in New York
Every year in New York City the «Bronx Week» is celebrated. This is the only borough of the city that is located on the mainland. The Bronx Week tradition has been celebrated for over 40 years, with the city celebrating its parade, festivals, live music, and many other events.
Brooklyn Bridge in New York
Known in the past as a disadvantaged and impoverished neighborhood, Brooklyn is now the most densely populated district in New York City. If Brooklyn wasn’t today, it might have been one of the top four cities in the United States. The residents of this district therefore often call themselves Brookline, causing ridicule of the residents of the rest of «Big Apple».
American Opera: The History of the Metropolitan Opera
The theater started with Wagner’s works. The theater whose building is decorated with Mark Chagall frescoes. It’s a theater with Fedor Shalyapin and Luciano Pavarotti on it. It’s the Metropolitan Opera in New York.