Many non-New Yorkers make the initial mistake in assuming that the borough of Brooklyn is composed of quant streets full of roaming artists and hipsters. Yet, like many other parts of New York City, Brooklyn is very diverse, culturally vibrant, and each neighborhood has a vibe of its own. Manhattan has always received the highest praise when it comes to visiting New York City, but what is across the East River should not be ignored. Although more travelers are choosing to explore Brooklyn when visiting NYC, Brooklyn is still far from being a tourist hub. Explore the trendy and diverse neighborhoods of Brooklyn Heights, Downtown Brooklyn, Park Slope, Bushwick, Coney Island, Red Hook, DUMBO, Greenpoint and Williamsburg during your stay here in New York.Read more
Regardless of how long you’ve been in New York City or how many times you have been here, there is a chance that you can still find yourself at bit overwhelmed with the plethora of attractions and activities. Sadly, mixed in with all the awesome stuff, there are some things you have to know before you get out there on your own. Some visitors often try to figure things out themselves but they only end up wasting their precious time. To avoid such things, we have compiled a list of things you shouldn’t do when in New York City.
There is hardly anything more spectacular than standing high above the city streets, gazing at the expansive magnificence of New York City. As a visitor or resident, a particular profound appreciation for this mega-city’s grandeur and excellence is experienced when viewed from an observation deck, especially Top of the Rock, the Empire State Building, and One World Observatory. Here is a comparison of these three world-famous and highly sought after observatories so you can make the most of your NYC trip!
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.Read more