New York City is a skyscrapers paradise. According to the Encyclopedia of New York City, there would be about 860,000 buildings in Gotham. Including some of the highest buildings in the world! One World Trade Center is the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere and the world’s sixth-tallest. The Empire State Building stood as the world’s tallest building for 40 years after its completion and is still with 102 floors the third highest building in NYC; the famous 30 Rockefeller Plaza, home to Top of the Rock, only ranks 17th. Read more
New York City is the birthplace and home to countless celebrities. Where do they actually live and hang out? We all wonder. And we all like to spend time people-watching in the streets and on terraces, just in case we can spot Leo or Robert de Niro. Did you know that Alicia Keys spent her childhood in Hell’s Kitchen? Or that Jay Z and Beyonce had a condo in TriBeCa? Join us for a celebrity tour of New York. This week, we’ll start with Harlem!
New York is always a good idea. Any day, any month, any season. It’s beautiful in the Winter when covered in snow, vibrant in the Summer when everyone’s outside, and effervescent in Spring when everything’s burgeoning. But Fall in New York has a special place in our hearts. Actually, it might even be our favorite season. Here are 11 beautiful reasons why:
It’s October 14th. Summer is definitely gone and temperatures slowly start to go down as Fall is settling in. But Fall is still one of our favorite seasons in the City. If you are planning to visit New York this Fall, here is list of activities you should not miss!
Today, we’re taking you back in time, to look back at the storied past and transformation of our beloved neighborhood: Harlem!
Before it became a Manhattan neighborhood, Harlem was actually a village named Nieuw Haarlem. It has ever since kept its independent spirit and its own culture, which distinguish it from other New York neighborhoods.