The NYPL has 88 branches in Manhattan, the Bronx, and Staten Island; Brooklyn and Queens have their own city library systems. But this building, of all things, which is often regarded as the headquarters of the NYPL, houses a lot of literature. But it also makes know-it-alls rejoice when someone in a film walks down the stairs with a stack of books.
Crime never sleeps. Especially not in Manhattan, the famous peninsula of the US metropolis of New York City. It’s true that NYC has become safer over the past 30 years. But only because the police show more presence.
If you’re in New York at Easter, don’t miss these activities! Whether big or small, there should be something for everyone here. With the Easter season in New York comes more visitors than usual, but also great events that make Easter in New York even more exciting.
Researchers have taken thousands of wipe samples from the subway station and train surfaces. This enabled them to map the subterranean biotope fairly accurately. It also reveals a lot about the train drivers.
At least 19 people were killed in one of New York’s worst fires, including nine children. The fire broke out on one of the lower floors of a high-rise building. Mayor Eric Adams speaks of a tragedy. Survivors report screaming children.
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.
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”.
Probably the first European to see the area where New York stands today was the Florentine explorer Giovanni da Verrazzano. During an expedition with the aim of finding a western route from Europe to Asia, he anchored here with his La Dauphine on April 17, 1524, and continued his journey the next day.
Since the 1970s, hip hop has grown from the streets of Brooklyn into a global cultural phenomenon.
The name New York City instantly conjures up images of towering skyscrapers and neon lights.
Numerous activities and unforgettable experiences await families across the city. This five-day trip takes you to the best family-friendly spots in the five boroughs of New York.
From historic residential buildings to modern art: the five boroughs of the world metropolis are literally bursting with first-class cultural attractions. Here we introduce you to the most influential institutions from the individual districts.
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.
In New York City, the most beautiful season of the year is autumn. And while September is not yet joyful with golden leaves, cultural life in the city already holds the key. Here are some new art installations that you can see on the city streets this month.
In addition to Manhattan, New York has four other districts to offer. There is a lot to discover. From the salt fields of Staten Islands to the Yankees Stadium in the Bronx, from the suburban idyll in Queens to Brooklyn’s classic sandstone houses.
The birth of subculture from the rubble of the big city juggernaut: The novel “City On Fire” and the television series “The Get Down” are a reminder of how hip-hop, disco, and punk exploded in New York in 1977.
The Ballpark is located on 161st Street in the New York borough of Bronx, and this year welcomed the second most visitors in the MLB. It is home to the most successful franchise in baseball history: the New York Yankees.
The International Wildlife Conservation Park – also known as the Bronx Zoo – is the largest zoo in the USA and offers over 4,300 animals of around 765 species in an area of 300 hectares. For a visit to the Bronx Zoo, you first have to accept a 50-minute subway ride from 42nd. Many will certainly think straight away that this trip to the Bronx could be dangerous, but I can reassure you.
In March 2020, the metropolis almost made it close to this morning. The state of emergency has shaped the life of the residents – and will continue to influence it.
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.