September 29th is National Coffee Day. NYC has no shortage of coffee shops and we've discovered many of them but today, we are sharing our favorite truly hidden coffee shops.
Alyssa Loorya has been digging around New York City since the mid-1990s. As the Principal Investigator and President of Chrysalis
Our appreciation for superlatives has brought us back again to Hotel McAlpin, once the largest hotel in the world. Remnants of the building still exist today.
On the downtown platform of the 4/5 lines at Fulton Center i NYC, you'll find an old exit, beautifully ornamented in the style of yesteryear.
Many barber shops in NYC aspire to evoke a sense of old-world charm. Here are 10 authentic vintage barber shops that have been around for at least 50 years, and counting.
Before the underground subway system in NYC, many rail lines ran above ground. Here are 10 lines that have been abandoned and demolished.
A cast-iron gate and a series of 1913 terra cotta murals were moved to the Fulton Center subway station from NYC's Hotel McAlpin in Herald Square.
The MTA had on its website that the Fulton Center hub would "take its place among New York City's great public spaces," akin to a downtown Grand Central.
Our favorite tile signs and illustrations that can still be seen in NYC subways from the early 1900s when it was still the Interborough Rapid Transit Company.
From Broadway to St. Mark's Place to Park Avenue, the names of some of NYC's most notable streets get repeated throughout the city. How/why does this happen?