The Waldorf-Astoria allegedly invented red velvet cake. Their recipe remained a secret until a woman shared it with the world out of spite.
Delmonico's Steak House invented the frozen dessert Baked Alaska in 1867 to celebrate the United States purchase of the Alaska Territory.
New York's 12 oldest restaurants include knish bakeries, chophouses, and beer parlors, all steeped in rich history and serving classic dishes locals love.
The Flatiron Building is the most famous triangle building in NYC, but there are many others. Check out the history of 13 buildings.
NYC filming locations in the lush crime drama, The Alienist, on TNT based on the book by Caleb Carr are based on real historic places in 1896 New York.
In honor of Presidents' Day, plenty of events are taking place where you can learn about the history of the U.S. and hear stories about its intrepid leaders.