One Christmas we went to my son's grandparents house in New Jersey. They took us on a visit to New York where we went to a Radio City show. We saw the Christmas show of the Rockettes. Later we visited the City of New York. That
Located in Alameda County, and about 40 km away from Oakland (another city that I visited) is the Californian city of Newark. I visited on July 20, 2001, and subsequently spent most of my holiday there with some distant relatives of
The Lincoln Tunnel is one of the few access routes underground beneath the Hudson River. Links the Jersey cities with New York. It has three mouths with 2 lanes each and is light and airy, but the paranoia of getting stuck in it is
This park is perfect for a stroll along the Hudson River. After a long day of sightseeing, the greenery and breeze off the river will make this a true moment of relaxation. To see that the Big Apple is not all cement and stress, you
The General Grant National Memorial, better known as Grant's Tomb, is a mausoleum containing the bodies of Ulysses S. Grant (1822-1885), American Civil War General and 18th American President, and his wife, Julia Dent Grant
Among the thousands of tourist offerings that you can find in the Big Apple, we chose to pass an evening watching the sunset on a boat leaving from Chelsea Pier. It was a nice trip, not too expensive, and a great place to take photos.
This night club, on 125th Street in Harlem, used to open during the Prohibition of the 1920's, when African Americans were refused entry. It was opened by a smuggler and gangster while in prison, and still bears his name. The original
Nicholas Roerich Museum is dedicated to the works of Nicholas Roerich, a Russian-born artist whose work focused on nature scenes of the Himalayas. The museum was originally located in the Master Apartments at 103 D Street and
Conservatory Water is a lake in Central Park, where you can sail remote control boats. It reminded me a bit of the film Stuart Little, although I don't know why. This pond is located close to Central Park Boathouse and Bethesda
I was lucky that the exhibit about the space shuttle Endeavour had opened to the public just a couple of days before we arrived in New York, so I knew we'd have to visit during our trip! We found it on the deck of the USS Intrepid
This is surely one of the largest bookstores you'll find on the island. It contains everything (sometimes you'll be shocked to find that the book you want is not on the shelf, but you can always order online!), and the one that I
Port Authority Bus Terminal in Manhattan serves all of New York and New Jersey. It's a huge terminal, with some shops to help you pass the time. This is where you can get the direct bus to Newark Airport, the easiest way to get there
We visited the Intrepid Sea-Air Museum, dedicated to the history of air, sea and space, and located inside the legendary aircraft carrier Intrepid, which served in WWII and Vietnam. It's 275 meters in length and weighs 37,000 tons.
Your best option for taking in all of NYC is by air. Here, you'll have a 20min. ride to see everything from a birds-eye-views and without any pains in the neck! You'll be able to see all the most iconic skyscrapers all in one glimpse:
The Symphony Space is a cultural center where events are organized with writers and directors. They invite famous people, like Josh Radnor (famous for playing Ted Mosby in How I Met Your mother), Cynthia Fox, BD Wong and Liev Schreier
Known worldwide for its theaters, and the best shows, Broadway surprises visitors because it is much more. For starters, it is almost the most important avenue in Manhattan, and it passes right through the center and across the
King George II of England founded Columbia University in 1754, calling it King's College. Columbia is one of the oldest states. But its current location dates from 1897. It has a Romanesque style with a grand staircase and a figure
On the flight deck you will find more than a dozen planes and helicopters from different eras, including some really interesting planes like the A-12 Blackbird spy plane , the F-14 Tomcat and the AV-8A Harrier. Among the 30 military
DeWitt Clinton Park is one of New York's many parks, located in an area called Hell's Kitchen. Much of the park is dominated by a large fenced lawn, where you can play sports like baseball, basketball and handball. When I went there,
The Intrepid, the WW2 US navy ship, is the main attraction of the museum that bears its name. It is located on the waterfront of Manhattan's west side and was opened in 1982. As well as the the 1943-built warship, there are areas for
The Children's Museum of Manhattan's mission (CMOM exhibition) is to inspire children and families to learn about themselves and our culturally diverse world through a unique environment of interactive exhibitions and programs. Today
This large circular monument located on Riverside Drive at 89th Street in New York City commemorates the Union Army soldiers and sailors who served in the Civil War. It was designed by Charles and Arthur Stoughton, who won a contest
This is one of the most frequented churches in New York and is also considered to be the largest neo-Gothic cathedral in the world. When the architects began construction on Heins and La Farge in 1892, they gave it a a Byzantine
When I was in New York one of my objectives was to visit the Peace Statue in honor of Saint Michael at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine. The walk was tremendous, I recommend it, but don't trust the differences, it is actually
I chose Legree Baptist Church at 362 125th Street, but you'll be welcomed by any of the churches in Harlem that you choose to visit. Forget about the prejudices of how dangerous Harlem is. You can get there by subway or take a taxi. I
I am a Native New Yorker now living in BCN. During a recent trip home I visited this wonderful place (the Hispanic Society of America) that was full of Spanish culture, treasures and delights. The building is located in upper
23.Times Square South - 8th Ave bet. 42nd & 43rd St.
24.Theater District North - 8th Ave & 52nd St.
25. Columbus Circle / Time Warner Center
26. Lincoln Center - Broadway & W. 63rd St.
27. Central Park / Strawberry Fields
Levain Bakery is the perfect place to go for families with children, with some of the best cookies in New York. It's a bit hard to find, in a basement which can be accessed from thee street, but it's worth it. The neighborhood is very
Aaaaaah Broadway ... famous worldwide for its musicals, all actors, dancers and singers dream of performing on this street! In the unlikely event that you're feeling bored one evening in New York, buy a ticket for one of the
The cage is famous among athletes and often mentioned in American films. The best basketball players in the world compete here, and the wonderful thing is that anyone can play! We were invited to take part in one of the games held