In this section, we collect all the things we find and found amazing and noteworthy about New York and its inhabitants. It is ideal for building useless knowledge – but somehow is interesting.
How do I get from the airport to the city? When is the best time to travel? How much tip do I have to give? This profile will help you plan your next stay in New York.
Cinema has given the world many films about New York. Along with the paintings, viewers received several enduring myths about life in this metropolis.
New York City, the breathtaking city on the east coast of the United States, is a living legend and one of the most popular travel destinations in the world and is always worth a visit. “The city that never sleeps” has been sung about and captured in films countless times. Millions of people are drawn to the Big Apple every year to live, to work, or to give in to their wanderlust in another world.
2021 will be leaving us soon. Should we remind you about the most interesting articles that have been published on our website? Here everyone will find something interesting.
Since the 1970s, hip hop has grown from the streets of Brooklyn into a global cultural phenomenon.
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”.
Interesting facts about Alphonse Capone, arguably the most famous gang boss in American history.
The cosmopolitan city turned out to be a metropolis whose problems quickly overshadowed the glamorous side of the city.
Thanksgiving is celebrated in November each year in the United States. Besides Christmas, Thanksgiving is one of the most important holidays for every American.
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 nearly two decades since the 9/11 terrorist attacks, architects from around the world have worked hard to rebuild what previous times destroyed. Instead of recreating what once existed, many creative minds have chosen to come up with new designs. It shows respect for the earlier structures and especially those who lost their lives in the 9/11 attacks.
One of our favorite places in Grand Central Station is next to the dining area in the basement by the famous Oyster Bar. It is the Whispering Gallery or Whispering Wall.
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.
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?”
The city is experiencing one of the toughest years in its history. But New York will reinvent itself again. After all, this is where the best ideas have always come from – from hot dogs to acrylic paint to disco.
While individual members of the African-American elite took one symbolic hurdle after another, this did little to change the extreme poverty of the vast majority of blacks. They often lived in inhumane “Third World” conditions in city centers.
On the eve of Thanksgiving Day, the National Society of Civil Art of the United States launched an advertising campaign in New York City to raise funds for the restoration of the original Pennsylvania Station. The legendary Penn Station demolition that they called the 1963 demolition «the greatest architectural crime of the 20th century».
The Rockefeller Center is one of the most famous commercial properties in the world and connects the New York of the 1930s with the modern. The building complex is centrally located in Manhattan, consists of a total of 20 buildings, and is located between Fifth Avenue and the Avenue of Americas, West 47th Street, and West 52nd Street.