Category Archives: Top Attractions

Visiting Carnegie Hall

An orchestra performing on stage at the legendary Carnegie Hall in NYC.

The historic Carnegie Hall was commissioned by the philanthropist Andrew Carnegie in 1891 and has been one of the world’s premier venues for classical music ever since. It boasts an Italian Renaissance design, which was courtesy of the genius architect William Burnet Tuthill. Though the New York Philharmonic moved to … Read More

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Life on the Upper West Side

The beaux-arts design of the Ansonia on the Upper West Side.

Though it’s hard to imagine now, at one time the Upper West Side was a barren, desolate stretch of Manhattan far removed from the bright lights and happenings of Midtown. The neighborhood began its slow transformation around the turn of the 20th century, beginning with the construction of The Dakota … Read More

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Architecture on the Upper East Side

The Breuer Building of the Whitney Museum.

New York is a dream come true for architecture enthusiasts. But while Midtown, with the Empire State Building and Chrysler Building, gets most of the attention, the Upper East Side just uptown also has its fair share of architectural gems. Perhaps the most notable building on the Upper East Side … Read More

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Nightlife in the Meatpacking District

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New York is a city of trendy neighborhoods and trendy people. While there are a lot of options for a happening night out—SoHo, Williamsburg and the Village all come to mind—the Meatpacking District stands out as the coolest. This always-hot neighborhood is situated in between Chelsea and the Village on … Read More

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Three Great Views of NYC

New York from top of the rock

New York is a city defined by its skyline. Skyscrapers made of steel and concrete stretch the imagination and buildings like the Empire State Building and Chrysler Building are recognizable the world over. No trip to NYC would be complete without at least a few moments spent taking in the … Read More

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