Hudson River Park

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 is dog friendly; kid friendly and for you romantics what can be better then a sunsets off of New... Read More

Statute of Liberty

Statute of Liberty was a gift from france to the United States to symbolize the spirit of freedom. The Statue of Liberty is on a 12-acre Island, which is owned by the Federal Government. The observation platform offers amazing views of New York City and the Harbor. It was dedicated on October 28, 1886 and designated a National Monument on October 15, 1924.  Nearby Tourist Attractions: Castle Clinton, Staten Island Ferry, Battery Park, Wall Street, New York Stock Exchange, Museum... Read More

Castle Clinton

Castle Clinton was built between 1807 and 1809, as a fort to keep out the British invasion in 1812.  It was made a national monument in 1950 and open to the public in 1975.  Today, it’s a place to buy tickets to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island. Nearby Tourist Attractions: Staten Island Ferry, Battery Park, Wall Street, New York Stock Exchange, Museum of Jewish Heritage, National Museum of the American Indian, Federal Reserve Bank of NY, Trinity Church, Skyscraper... Read More

9 to 5

Happy Monday! Have a great week everyone… Video footage includes Central Park, Conservatory Water, The Pond, Gapstow Bridge, NYC Informational Center, Battery Park City, Union Square and Hudson River Park. ‘ Music by Dolly Parton, 9 to 5  Read More

Harmony on the Hudson

The 10th Annual Family Music Festival at Battery Park City, “Harmony on the Hudson” will be held this Sunday, on September 25, from Noon-6pm. Enjoy a great day of music and fun – festivities include the following. Musical performances for the entire family. Lawn games, street games, and art activities Food and beverages are available Tom Chapin & Friends perform great folk music, including new work and traditional favorites Hazmat Modine has the energy... Read More

Battery Park

Battery Park is a 25-acre park located at the southern tip of Manhattan. Battery Park City is a community with complex of many modern offices and apartment buildings near the Hudson River. It offers walkers, runners, and bikers a starting or ending path along the Hudson River with breathtaking views of the Jersey City skyline, and the Statue of Liberty.  Runners and Bikers can run or bike all the way to the Hudson River Park, Chelsea, Meatpacking, Midtown, Riverside Park or... Read More

Museum of the American Indian

National Museum of the American Indian details the history and cultural of America’s native people through costumes, artifacts, and artworks. The items spans more than 10,000 years of Indian heritage gathered by collector George Gustav Heyee (1874 – 1957).  He was a Banking New York Millionaire and his collection became the core of the National Museum of the American Indian. Nearby Tourist Attractions: Clinton Castle, Staten Island Ferry, Battery Park City, Battery... Read More

Motorexpo

The Motorexpo will be held at the World Financial Center in the heart of Lower Manhattan for the 4th annual New York event. When: Sunday, September 18 to Friday, September 23 2011. Time: Sunday 11am-5pm  and Monday to Friday 10am-6pm 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,... Read More

Skyscraper Museum

The Museum features the history and development of skyscraper construction and designs of tall buildings. New Yorkers and visitors can learn about the modern architecture, and detail information on high-rise buildings relating to technology, real estate investments, and places of business and residence. Nearby Tourist Attractions: Clinton Castle, Staten Island Ferry, Battery Park City, Battery Park, Wall Street, Bowling Green Bull, Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, World... Read More

St. Paul’s Chapel

St. Paul’s Chapel a chapel of Trinity Church, is one of the oldest church in New York, built between 1764 and 1768, but completed by 1776. George Washington once worshiped in this episcopal chapel. Dating to 1766, the churchyard at St. Paul’s bears the graves of many important historical figures, including a number of Revolutionary War heroes.  The church is a historical landmark and offers walk through exhibits describing the history of the church, as well as the... Read More

Museum of Jewish Heritage

Museum of Jewish Heritage is a living Memorial to the Holocaust located in Lower Manhattan in Battery Park City. This Museum presents the story of Jewish suffering and survival. The Museum’s collection contains more than 25,000 items about modern Jewish history and the Holocaust. Nearby Tourist Attractions: Clinton Castle, Staten Island Ferry, Battery Park City, Hudson River, Ferry to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, as well as the Skyscraper Museum. Location:... Read More

Ellis Island Immigration Museum

Ellis Island Immigration Museum tells a powerful story of American’s immigrants experience through photos, interactive exhibits, walking tours and movies revealing the hardships and challenges faced by immigrants passing through Ellis Island. Twelve million immigrants arrived at Ellis Island between 1892 and 1954.  Nearby Tourist Attractions: Staten Island Ferry, Battery Park, Statue of Liberty and Clinton Castle. Location: Ellis Island Immigration Museum is located... Read More

Battery Park City

Take in breathtaking sunset scenery of the New York Harbor at Battery Park and Battery Park City. Battery Park is a 25-acre park located at the southern tip of Manhattan, and Battery Park City is a community with office and residential buildings located northwest of the Park. Children, adults and pets come to explore Battery Park City – you can bike, run, jog, take great photos, rollerblade and see concerts outside of the World Financial Center Plaza. World Financial... Read More

World Financial Center

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 Center, includes spectacular tall Palm trees and benches offering a tropical spirit, with stunning... Read More