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

the City that never Sleeps

Why sleep is so important even in the city that never sleeps. Sleep is essential for a person’s health, just as eating, drinking and breathing. It is imperative to restore the body and your emotional state everyday.  Sleep literally resets your mind each morning.  It is no surprise that when you get a great night sleep you think more clearly and are more centered. Try to go to bed approximately the same time every night. Plain and simple, make sure you get your required sleep... Read More

Trinity Church

Trinity Church is located in Lower Manhattan on the top of Wall Street where Broadway connects. This church building is one of the first examples of Neo-Gothic architecture in the United States.  The graveyard contains some of the oldest graves in the city.  The graves and memorials include many historic figures such as Alexander Hamilton, on the ten-dollar bill, William Bradford, and Robert Fulton. The oldest stone belongs to little Richard Churcher, a Dutch boy who died in... Read More

Sol LeWitt

Sol LeWitt (1928 – 2007) was one of America’s most inventive and influential artists that created significant Art work in two and three dimensions. His art sculptures are currently on display around City Hall Park. Nearby Attractions: City Hall, Brooklyn Bridge, Chinatown, TriBECA, 9/11 Memorial , The National September 11 Memorial and Museum, Ground Zero, and St. Paul’s Chapel. LARGE MODULAR CUBE, 1969 Splotch 15, 2005, resembling a bunch of Crayola crayons... Read More

All You Need Is Love

“All You Need Is Love” is a song written by John Lennon – Music video of Sammy at the memorial to John Lennon in Strawberry Fields, by the black-and white mosaic called “Imagine”.  Video footage also includes Central Park, Conservatory Water, Cedar Hill,  Crape Myrtle Tree by Alice in Wonderland, and the World Financial Center in Lower Manhattan.   Lyrics by the Beatles Lennon/McCartney "Love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love. There's... Read More

South Street Seaport

South Street Seaport is a historic district in Lower Manhattan near the Brooklyn Bridge and the Wall Street area. This area features 19th century architecture skyscrapers and renovated sailing ships, along with a former Fulton Fish Market. The Seaport and Pier 17 includes a Shopping Mall with Restuarants by the Waterfront with specatcular views of the New York Harbor and the Brooklyn Bridge. This neighborhood offers attractions, shops, great restaurants, ships, concerts, street... 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

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

Wall Street Bull

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 on Broadway Street.  Read More

Standard & Poor’s

For the first time ever, on July 29th, 2011 after the closing bell on Wall Street - the United States lost its perfect credit rating as Standard & Poor’s reduced its U.S. long-term debt assessment from AAA to AA+ .  The negative outlook sent shock waves through the global financial markets early this week. Sammy at the S&P headquarters, 55 Water Street, history in the making. Nearby landmarks - Wall Street and Federal Hall National Memorial. Location: 55 Water... Read More

Mad Decent Block Party

The fourth annual Mad Decent Block Party will be held on July 30, 2011, from 12PM until 9PM. Come join in on an afternoon and evening of music, fun, food, and games. The party is open for all ages and features a full lineup of musicians including the Gang Gang Dance, Zeds Dead, Maluca, Claude VonStroke, BAIO (Vampire Weekend) DJ Set, The Hood Internet, Bosco Delrey, PO PO and Trevor “Trouble” Andrew. For more details go to Mad Decent Block Party. Location:South Street... 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