Check out the New York Public Library's Polonsky Exhibition of treasures which includes a copy of the Bill of Rights and the Gutenberg Bible.
This September, be sure to check out some of the city's newest art installations including the CowParade and a bronze bust of Martha P. Johnson.
Fort Totten in Queens contains what is considered to be New York City's first barrel-vaulted vehicular access tunnel.
From August 11 to August 14, 1980 the rather chaotic Democratic National Convention was held in New York City at Madison Square Garden.
The 1896 eastern North America heat wave would kill over 1,500 people — despite being one of the lesser-known events in NYC history.
On August 6, 1930, New York State Supreme Court Justice Joseph Force Crater disappeared, never to be seen again by the public eye.
Here are 14 of the city’s top new public outdoor art installations for August — and even a few indoors for an escape from the raging heat.
Described by residents as its “own small town within the city,” Park Slope is a lively Brooklyn neighborhood, filled with countless historic buildings, top-rated restaurants, and outdoor green spaces. Some key spots to visit today include the Brooklyn Academy of Music, the Brooklyn Botanic Gardens, the Brooklyn Museum, and the Central Library branch of the Brooklyn Public Library system. Keep reading for an inside peek into one of Brooklyn’s most illustrious neighborhoods.
This summer, check out the brand new climate change-themed mini golf course, Putting Green, located on Williamsburg's Waterfront.
Port Newark-Elizabeth Marine Terminal (commonly referred to as “Port Newark” or “Port Elizabeth”) is a staple in the international shipping community, serving as a major component of the Port of New York and New Jersey.