The NYPL's new Treasures exhibition will feature over 250 items spanning 4,000 years from the institution's renowned research collections.
There are many treasures in the members only Players Club in Gramercy Park: one of them is a pool cue used by writer Mark Twain (aka Samuel Longhorne Clemens).
New York City is a hub of community and collaboration for people around the world. It's no surprise that many famous figures formed formidable friendships here.
In an empty lot on Houston Street sits an exhibit called "The Mulberry Street Gang," honoring the bravery of individuals who always searched for truth and justice.
Nicknamed the "House of Death," 14 West 10th Street is supposedly haunted by 22 ghosts, the most famous of which is Mark Twain, who resided there from 1900-1901.