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When you visit a department store nowadays, you probably don’t even give the escalators a second glance. Macy’s in New York City was actually the first department store to feature those energy-saving escalators, which is just one of the many cool things you will learn about this grand old building when you go on a little shopping trip. It’s impossible to even consider going shopping in the Big Apple without thinking about taking a trip to Macy’s. It is the world’s largest department store and has actually now become much more than just a place to shop. Macy’s Herald Square is one of the most…
New York City is one of the top cities in the world. In this city, you will find a lot of places where you can spend your vacation. One of the most visited locations in this particular city is the Little Italy. In this location, you can have a great experience about the so-called The Old Country. This is actually a neighborhood of Italians based in lower Manhattan, New York City. Before, you would only see a lot of Italian residents in this location. But today, you can enjoy your stay because of the Italian restaurants and stores located in the area. There are lots…
Any trip to New York City is an exciting one – especially your first one. There are a lot of sights you are going want to see during that trip, and one of them is Madison Square Garden. As a matter of fact, that entire area, which used to be primarily residential decades ago, offers many exciting opportunities... especially in terms of the many exciting buildings that you can see near there. Some of those buildings are the Flatiron, Metlife Tower, One Madison Park, and the NY Life Insurance Company Building. Of course, there is also Madison Square Garden itself, sometimes referred to by the…
New York City is the land of dreams and their realization. There is so much to explore in this beautiful place that no matter how much time you spend here, you will always want more. When we come to Brooklyn, we find a spot away from the mainland that can offer you a blessed relief from the hectic and busy life of the city. Coney Island is connected to the mainland with the help of a landfill. This small island is only 4 miles long and 0.5 miles wide. However, it is a pop culture icon and is repeatedly called America’s first amusement park. Currently,…
Experience, Create, Enjoy: At The Children’s Museum of Manhattan While visiting New York City with little ones, be sure to check out the Children’s Museum of Manhattan. With 5 floors packed to the gills with stunning displays and hands on activities this is sure to be a family favorite. There is a small admission fee to get in ($11 for adults and kids over 1 year) but for that price you get a full day’s worth of educational fun. The Children’s Museum of Manhattan works closely with area schools. They are so involved with community education that they have 50 outreach locations throughout New York…
If fashion is your passion then you’ll want to hit up Fifth Avenue during your trip to The Big Apple. Often called, “the most expensive street in the world,” Fifth Avenue is a major thoroughfare lined with expensive high end shops in Manhattan. If you’re looking for the latest fashion trends, some exciting housewares or just some cheesy tourist souvenirs, you can find them on Fifth Avenue along with a host of fine dining and entertainment. Fifth Avenue is home to many famous traditions such as window shopping at Tiffany’s, the lighting of the giant Christmas Tree at Rockefeller Center, or shopping at Saks Fifth…
Each and every New Year’s Eve, hundreds of thousands of people converge on Time’s Square in New York and bring in the coming year with one of the biggest street parties on the planet. Millions more people are glued to their TV’s to watch the proceedings, and as magical as the setting looks in glorious HD, it’s much better in real life when you are down at street level. The five blocks that make up Time’s Square are always bustling with vibrancy and color, but perhaps never more so than when the sun goes down and the neon lights and big screen displays come to…
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