There are many ways to get around in New York: the subway, buses, bicycles, and, more recently, electric scooters (mopeds). Since the scooter trend is still relatively new, there are many questions about the topic. That’s why we’ve summarized all the important information and some helpful tips for you so that you can decide for yourself whether a scooter ride is for you!
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.
We all love the constant hustle and bustle on the streets of New York, but – who doesn’t know it – sometimes you just need a break and have to get out of the city. The perfect break can be taken on a small island in the East River that is almost 3 kilometers long.
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 looking for a truly delicious stone-oven, authentic Italian pizza, you won’t find many restaurants in New York City that fit the bill. But Grimaldi’s Pizza in Brooklyn lures with original Italian tradition and the reputation of the best pizza in New York. We did the taste test for you!
We love New York for its bar scene: the spectrum ranges from small, inconspicuous bars to design highlights, so there is something for everyone! You can find out here which bars, in our opinion, are the most beautiful in the whole city – they are spread across Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Queens.
Only since we flew to New York as a family with our children did the topic “How do I get from the airport to my destination safely with children” first came up. And it turned out that it is actually not that easy.
In the USA, and thus also in New York, baseball is as important as it is for us, and for many people, it is more than just a sport. We think it’s totally awesome to talk to all the baseball crazy people in sports bars about old games and to discuss current games. In this New York Mets Guide, you will find out everything you need to know about the New York Mets baseball team.
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”.
Like everywhere else in the world, Covid also meant that many shops in New York had to close. It is particularly sad when companies with a long tradition going under. Here are five companies that were New York veterans and, unfortunately, ended their existence.
Street Art is an art form that is associated with New York like no other city. But if you want to see underground trains full of graffiti, you are a little late – they have hardly existed since the 1990s. Street art that is unsolicited on house walls, passageways, or shop bars is also in short supply.
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.
The New York gastronomy scene has a variety of surprises in store for visitors and locals.
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.
Everything about this city is legendary – from the skyline to the shops to its fashion scene and the twinkling lights in Times Square. Regardless of your itinerary, these sights and shopping experiences should not be missed when visiting the Big Apple.
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.
Are you planning a trip to New York? We’ve rounded up our best New York travel tips to make it easier for you to plan your trip.