Labor Day explained! America celebrated its first Labor Day Parade in NYC's Union Square on September 5, 1882 with a procession 20,000 people strong.
Today, New York City’s five boroughs contain about 8.4 million people, making it the most populous city in the United
On March 25, 1911 a fire broke out in the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory (now an NYU dorm) in the old garment district, killing 146 workers, mostly young women.
It's been 25 years since the 1993 World Trade Center Bombing, when a rental van carrying a 1,200-pound bomb detonated below the World Trade Center.
50 years ago the 23rd Street Fire, the second deadliest for the FDNY after 9/11 kills 12 firemen and consumes seven businesses near the Flatiron.
This image of the Neil Simon Theatre (formally the Alvin Theatre) is viewable in Times Square on the Membit app.
Throw Back Thursday: On October 7, 1927 the first feature length motion picture premieres in Times Square at the Warner Strand using Vitagraph sound technology.
The New York Yankees and Brooklyn Dodgers square off in the first televised World Series on September 30, 1947. Using Membit, we bring the location back to life
Throwback Thursday 1776: American hero Nathan Hale is hanged at City Hall Park. Our first in a series of augmented reality, Membit-enhanced historical stories.
On September 12, 1654 the first Rosh Hashanah services in the North America were held in New Amsterdam. That's right, we’re headed to the Stuyvesant administration.