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

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

Federal Reserve Bank of NY

The Federal Reserve Bank of New York is one of the 12 regional Reserve Banks in the Federal Reserve System. Visitors can learn about the history of gold, money, banking and the Federal Reserve System responsibilities, through a guided tour and interactive exhibits in the museum. Museum is open and free to the public. Nearby Tourist Attractions: Clinton Castle, Staten Island Ferry, Battery Park City, Wall Street, Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, World Financial Center, City Hall... Read More

Bowling Green Park

Bowling Green Park is the oldest and the first official park in New York City, built in 1733. This Park is located in Lower Manhattan and its situated between the famous Bull Bronze sculpture and the National Museum of the American Indian, where Broadway ends. Other nearby Landmarks: Clinton Castle, Staten Island Ferry, Battery Park, Wall Street, Ferry to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, as well as, St. Paul’s Chapel, New York Stock Exchange, Museum of Jewish Heritage,... 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

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

New York Classical Theatre

The New York Classical Theatre presents the 12th season of Classical Theatre.  A Theatre production of Henry V will be held in Battery Park (in front of Castle Clinton) to Governors Island. “Join us, as we journey with King Henry and his army from England (Castle Clinton/Battery Park) and travel across the English Channel (New York Harbor) by boat to France (Governors Island), where the bloody Battle of Agincourt will be staged across the huge rolling vistas of the parade... Read More

Battery Park

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. Location: Battery Park & Battery Park City Scenery of NJ from Battery Park City Scenery of Jersey City from Battery Park City  Read More

River to River Festival

The 10th Annual River to River Festival is a performing arts festival with events held from June through September in Lower Manhattan. The festival includes free music, movies, dance, and arts & exhibition events open to the public (Free Admissions). For more details go the the official website River to River For various locations: Go to River to River locations.        Read More

Arts > World Financial Center

The Winter Garden at the World Financial Center is the main stage for the arts festival in the heart of Battery Park City. The festival includes art from established artists, music, dance, exhibition, film theater and much more. For more details go to the official website for upcoming events. Arts World Financial Center. Location: The Winter Garden in the World Financial Center at Battery Park City. click here for map    Read More

Tribeca Film Festival “Drive – In”

Tribeca Film Festival is featuring new and classic movie screenings under the Stars.  Come join in all the fun and watch movies under the Stars at the World Financial Center.  There will be activities and treats for everyone.  This event is open to the public from 6 -11PM Thursday, April 21 – Fame (1980 Classic) Friday, April 22 – When the Drum Stops Beating (New 2011) Saturday, April 23- The Muppets Take Manhattan (1984 Classic) Activities begin at 6:30 – for... Read More