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.
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.
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.
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.
In the United States, there are highly frequented hotels in various states that play a role in many blockbusters.
The New York Police Department (NYPD) is as complex and sometimes contradicting a structure as the city itself. In some respects, the NYPD is already a myth that has shaped the image of New York worldwide through film and TV. 51,000 people work for the NYPD, including 34,000 uniformed workers.
The firefighters in New York are arguably the only people nearly every resident likes. Long before their heroic mission on September 11, 2001, in which 343 of them lost their lives in the fire of the World Trade Center, the New Yorkers gave them the flattering name “New York’s Bravest”.
There is a story about a New Yorker who is released from prison after 20 years and finds Manhattan so changed that he no longer recognizes it. The feelings people have towards this constant renewal are mixed – it symbolizes vitality, but also a kind of rootlessness, the loss of reference points.
Hardly any other city has as much to offer in terms of rock history as New York. We take a look back at the legendary clubs and halls of the 1960s and 1970s. This is where trends began and where many stars started their careers.