In the East River, between the Bronx and Queens, lies the small island of North Brother Island. There are several buildings on it, but they have long been overgrown. The island has been deserted for more than 50 years and nobody is allowed to enter it. Nevertheless, some photographers managed to take pictures of the crumbling houses.
Central Park has almost 20,000 trees of various varieties, including oak, elm, cherry, maple, and many others. This diversity makes the park one of the most attractive places to enjoy the golden autumn without leaving New York City.
The Waldorf Astoria in Manhattan was considered New York’s flagship hotel. After renovation, it reopened. Before that, about 15,000 items were sold at auction, including paintings from the room of a cinematic icon.
The New York Green-Wood Cemetry is a highlight. It is the gold standard among the cemeteries. Hills, ponds, valleys, walking paths, one of the largest open-air collections of statues and mausoleums from the 19th and 20th centuries, 7000 trees, 125 species of birds, the artistic “Historic Chappel” for funerals, weddings, and concerts.
For a long time, The Edge viewing platform in New York could only be admired from below or from a distance. The Edge observation deck in Hudson Yards has officially opened in 2020.
Manhattan continues to amaze with its cultural wealth. We continue our column on the best museums in Manhattan.
Looking for the best Mexican restaurants in Manhattan? Then you’ve come to the right place. Regardless of whether it is tacos or quesadillas: the pure variety and freshness make the apparently simple recipes for me. We really like to eat Mexican food, and there are several good restaurants in Manhattan. Los Tacos also had to be there – it is our “delicious low budget” tip.
The Statue of Liberty was opened on 28 October 1886. At that time visitors had the opportunity to climb the torch. But it was closed in 1916. Why do you think that happened?
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From picturesque scenes of Long Island to the iconic sights of New York City, Newsday photographers capture images telling the stories of the people and places of the region. Here are some of the most compelling photos.