Celebrate Harlem’s historic and cultural richness during HARLEM WEEK, a Harlem-based month-long festival running from July 28 to August 31, 2019. HARLEM WEEK celebrates this year its 45th anniversary with a very strong theme: Our Local History Creates a Global Impact, highlighting the impact and influence of Harlem on the world. What originally started as a small tribute has now become one of New York’s longest running events, with over 100 events spread across the whole neighborhood, celebrating Harlem’s culture and brilliance. Here is a shortlist of the events you should not miss.
We are at the “what-the-heck-happened-to-summer” phase. How is it already AUGUST? Luckily, it will be easy to use this last month of summer to the fullest with all of the events New York City is offering, from dance festivals to food events and colorful parades. Take a look at our top August activities of 2019.
July 4th is just around the corner; you know what that means- America’s 243rd birthday is almost here! Have a very cheery 4th of July this summer in New York City while celebrating America’s Independence with friends and families, cookouts, cruises, beaches, rooftop parties and fireworks. Check out what you can find in NYC to complete your festive day full of red, white, and blue.
Not long ago, the Meatpacking district was only cool because of the enormous, meat-filled fridges piled and prepared for shipment from the New York Harbor; but today, the neighborhoods of Chelsea and the Meatpacking District work together in formulating one of the trendiest areas in New York City. No longer stuffed with only meat, this west village region hosts only the chicest and most hip places to eat, shop and go out. Read more →
Taking a family vacation to New York City during the summer brings plenty to do to please everyone. Of course you want to see the classics in the heart of Manhattan, but what about exploring the underrated and pleasantly surprising summer hotspots outside of the concrete jungle? Here are our best suggestions to help you better navigate the city and plan some off-the-beaten path activities away from the most common touristy places.