Macy’s Flower show

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Have you ever been to Brazil? Yes? No? Now’s your chance.  Walk through a lush and beautiful Amazon rainforest right here in NYC. Get swept away by “Macy’s Annual Flower show” (March 25th – Saturday, April 7th…) There’s still time to feel like you’re in South America – perfection. View towering palms, exotic birds, plants you’ve... Read More

Pilgrim Hill

Sammy and the City Pilgrim Hill

I’m standing on “Pilgrim Hill” in NYC – a glorious spot, to be sure (near 72nd street and Fifth Avenue). Look how fantastically beautiful! Those gorgeous Cherry Blossom trees are in full bloom. Actually, Japan gave the U.S. over 3,000 trees as a token of friendship – back in 1912. (In different cultures, cherry blossom trees signify power, innocence,... Read More

The Obelisk

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The Obelisk is the oldest man made object in Central Park, also known as the Cleopatra’s Needle.  The monument standing 71 ft tall and weighing 244 tons took 112 days to transfer from Egypt to New York City.  On January 22nd, 1881 the Obelisk was turned upright while thousands turned out to marvel.  Egypt handed the monument in exchange for funds to modernize their country.... Read More

American Museum of Natural History

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American Museum of Natural History was founded in 1869, it’s one of the world’s preeminent scientific, educational, and cultural institutions.  People come from all over the world to visit the Museum.  It is gigantic; it covers four city blocks between 77th and 81st on Central Park West and Columbus Avenue.  You can get lost in this place, but have no fear because wherever... Read More

Saint Patrick’s Day Parade

Saint Patricks Day Parade Feature

Saint Patrick’s Day Parade in New York City will take place on Saturday, March 17th at 11a.m. and finishes at around 4:30 – 5:00 pm.   The parade starts on 44th street, marches up Fifth Avenue past St. Patrick’s Cathedral at 50th Street all the way up 79th street near the Metropolitan Museum of Art.  Saint Patrick’s Day Parade in New York City started all the... Read More

Soho

Soho Painting Empire

Soho is surrounded by galleries and energy of the arts permeating the beautiful streets of New York City.  Soho stands for South of Houston.  It’s also known as the Cast Iron District because originally the area was built for warehouses and manufacturing facilities.  It hovers over 26 blocks with these cast iron facades.  Some of the finest shops in the city can be found... Read More

FAO Schwarz celebrates 150 Anniversary

Fao Fox Feature

FAO Schwarz celebrates 150th Anniversary by displaying historic toys all around the store. Visit FAO and look back in time at some of your favorite vintage toys – “A Gallery of Historic Toys” will be showcasing 25 vintage versions of toys until April 10.  Bring your kids to the store and show them some of your favorite vintage toys you cherished when you were... Read More

West Village

I love NYC West Village

The West Village is a special place in New York City.  New Yorkers speak of the hustle and bustle of the city a lot and how they would like to get away now and then; the West Village is one of those places that accomplishes just that.  When you think of the West Village, people immediately think of the word neighborhood.  There are so many areas in the city that give people a... Read More

Dr Seuss

The sun did not shine

What a special day today is, March 2nd, 2012 marks the 108th birthday for Dr Seuss.  Theodore Geisel paved the way for teaching kids how to read in an enjoyable fashion.  It was visionary back then.  Making reading enjoyable made kids retain things much quicker and easier.  Most famous for his book “Cat in the Hat “ which sold over 10 million copies since it was written.... Read More

Hudson River Park

Hudson River 14 Love Feature

So many amazing things can be said about Hudson River Park, let’s start with it’s the largest park that has been built since Central Park.  The park is 550 acres ranging from 59th Street south to Battery Park of Manhattan.  People love to walk, run and bike along the Hudson River looking over into New Jersey.  The sunsets are spectacular and are for all to enjoy.  The park... Read More

Roundabout Theatre Company

Anthing Goes Tari Kelly

Roundabout Theatre Company’s 2011-2012 season features Terence Rattigan’s Man & Boy, starring Frank Langella, directed by Maria Aitken; Stephen Karam’s Sons of the Prophet, directed by Peter DuBois; Andrew Hinderaker’s Suicide, Incorporated, directed by Jonathan Berry; Athol Fugard’s The Road To Mecca starring Rosemary Harris, Carla Gugino & Jim Dale, directed... Read More

Imagine

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John Lennon was born in Liverpool, England on October 9th, 1940 and died at 40 years old when his life was taken on December 8th 1980. He was one of the original Beatles and one of the greatest song writers of his time.  When you think of John Lennon, not only do you think of the Beatles, he was in image for “Love is all you need “ and Give Peace a Chance “.  John moved... Read More

World Financial Center

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World Financial Center is located in Lower Manhattan at the center of Battery Park City, overlooking the New York Harbor and the Hudson River. The four granite and glass office towers encompasses about eight million square feet of office space, and post-modern architecture, with up to 51 floors, designed by Cesar Pelli. The Winter Garden is in the heart of the World Financial... Read More

Wall Street Bull

Bull on Wall Street

The Wall Street Bull near the Bowling Green Park has become a famous tourist attraction to visitors from all over the world. This magnificent art sculpture from Arturo Di Modica represents the “strength and power” of the American people. This sculpture was a gift to the people of New York City after the stock market crash of 1987. Location: Near Bowling Green Plaza... Read More

Official NYC Information Center

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Official NYC Information Center in Midtown is the coolest visitor center in Manhattan. This visitor center features high-tech interactive tools for locating information on “things to see and do” all over New York City and the boroughs. Checkout the Interactive Map Tables, where you can grab a “You Are Here” Interactive Disc and place it on one of the map... Read More