Are you planning to celebrate Christmas in New York this year? Lucky you! The holiday season in New York City is indisputably one of the best times to be here. As if the city didn’t have enough going on, the number of activities and attractions nearly triple during this time of the year. Anyone who’s ever spent the holidays in New York can tell you that there is a lengthy list of things to do by the end of it. With so much happening, here are our top 10 activities to best enjoy the holiday season and celebrate Christmas in New York, the city that never sleepsRead more
New York Tips 101: we tell you everything about what you should not do while in New York. Regardless of 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, check our New York Tips list of the 10 things you shouldn’t do when in New York City.
Gospel music has the power to emotionally move you regardless of whether you are spiritually inclined or not. The neighborhood of Harlem is renowned for its authentic Gospel music, rooting all the way back to the 17th century. The history of Gospel music in Harlem shines through the culture of this rich neighborhood. Read on to see how it all happened.Read more
Harlem will celebrate this year the 100th anniversary of its golden era: the Harlem Renaissance. Let us go back in time to look at the storied past and transformation of our most beloved NYC neighborhood! Before it became a Manhattan neighborhood, Harlem was actually a village named Nieuw Haarlem, named by the Dutch. It has ever since kept its independent spirit and its own culture, feeling like an entire new world from the rest of Manhattan. Read on to explore the riveting evolution of the Harlem neighborhood through the Harlem Renaissance.Read more
Pizza is one of the quintessential New York foods, but it’s also one the most polarizing, which is why there are debates about what constitutes a good pizza — thin crust, thick crust, wood-fired or coal-oven. The good news is that regardless of your preference, there’s a style of pizza for everybody, from Roman pies to the classic New York slice. After a focused and long discussion, we’ve agreed that these are our favorites.Read more