Known for its historic homes and waterfront views, the quiet neighborhood of Douglaston, Queens, has quite a few secrets to uncover.
"The Mrs. Astor" and Alva Vanderbilt fought for the crown of New York society and the Academy of Music in the late 19th century.
Towering over the grand lobby inside Federal Hall is a 40-foot reminder of New York City's colonial history, a massive sculptural facade of a Dutch canal house reminiscent of those that would have been found in 17th century New York.
On a tour of the Remnants of Dutch New Amsterdam, recommended by many Dutch descendants of New York, find many hidden relics south of Wall Street
NYC goes Orange as the Dutch take back New York from the British in August 1673. New York is rechristened New Orange and the Dutch flag flies once again.
Two beavers named Jose and Justin can be found along the Bronx River in NYC, reflecting a thriving natural environment in an unexpected area.
10 things the Dutch introduced into American culture through its tiny island outpost in NYC from cookies, Santa Claus, democracy, bowling, doughnuts and more