Everyone watched the movie “Dirty Dancing,” right? So, according to the plot, the girl and her parents are vacationing at the “Kellerman’s” hotel. In reality, such a hotel did not exist, but its prototype did. And the place where all this happened is known.
Widely renowned, New York’s water towers continue to baffle many. Few ponder over their operational intricacies, the companies responsible for their inception, installation, and maintenance, and the reasons behind the affection New Yorkers harbor for them.
For enthusiasts of both tennis and American history, the development of the US Open tournament and the iconic courts that have witnessed the brilliance of tennis legends over the centuries is a captivating journey. Our detailed exploration is presented in this article.
New York is a city that is constantly changing, but despite constant construction, old historical buildings are comfortably intertwined in its urban fabric. Among its majestic skyscrapers and sprawling stores, Manhattan houses several centuries-old treasures: buildings dating back to the 1700s, many of which played an important role in the American Revolution, from colonial taverns to farmhouses.
New York’s iconic hotels are a testament to the city’s rich history, blending the contributions of both prominent American families and immigrants in pursuit of the American Dream. Beyond their renowned hospitality, each of these establishments stands out for its distinctive character. Let’s delve into their stories, exploring the birthplaces of world-famous dishes and cocktails, as well as the preferred accommodations for aristocrats, presidents, millionaires, and Hollywood stars.
In the mid-20th century, Jane Jacobs championed her New York neighborhood, and her influential book became one of the key works on cities. Jennifer Keesmaat has taken Toronto to the highest level of comfort among metropolises. Julia Genter brought the theory of small business to the government level.
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.
Springtime in New York is about to begin, so the St. Patrick’s Day celebrations will be in full swing across the 5 boroughs and a sea of people in green will be found on Fifth Avenue for the most festive parade of the year. But Irish history in New York goes back further than a parade and a few pints. Take a trip to the Big Apple and celebrate the culture and traditions that the Irish people bring to this cultural melting pot we know as New York.
The AP news agency has put a million minutes of historical footage online. Included are the dramatic images of a US bomber hitting the Empire State Building in 1945.
Sylvia Weinstock left us at the age of 91. She was the most famous baker of New York. Customers of the cake queen were politicians and stars.
Barbra Streisand redefined good looks with humor, talent, and an eye-catching nose. This has now been captured in an illustrated book by photographers Steve Schapiro and Lawrence Schiller.
New York is the place of residence of many Ukrainians, Crimeans, and Russians. Vladimir Putin interests people here little, the Ukraine crisis is far away. Visit a parallel company.
The first skyscraper, which crashed the 50-floating boundary and broke up some other records, was the Woolworth Building in New York. In 1913 it was opened with 80,000 light bulbs.
Every New York City firefighter has a set of keys they can use to stop elevators and turn off the power to every skyscraper. Now the keys have landed on eBay. Authorities sounded the alarm.
It was an open secret that there was sexual abuse at the renowned New York elite school “Horace Mann”, but nobody did anything about it. Former students were breaking their silence.
Have you already seen everything? Photographers manage to take a new perspective in the mega-city, to resort the city an unusual motif.
The Maison Cartier has been based in New York for 100 years. For the historic anniversary, the house opened its extensive archive for the first time.
In 1926 Josephine Baker became an absolute sensation. She remained in our hearts, and nobody can blame her for that.
Almost every visitor to New York has seen the city on the big screen at least once. Many places seem familiar and you can’t shake the feeling that you’ve been there somehow, right?
The director Peter Bogdanovich would have loved to live in Hollywood’s golden era. He was born too late for that – and so he made nostalgic films like “Is’ what, Doc?” and “Paper Moon”. Now this brilliantly clever epigone has died.