With a history as rich as New York’s is, the options for history buffs are endless. The city can trace its roots back to 1524, when the explorer Giovanni da Verrazano discovered the area. The area that is now New York went on to become one of the most important seaports on the Atlantic Ocean. As the center for trade the population grew
New York is home to one of the world’s largest and most widely known Chinatowns outside of Asia. And that means few cities do it better when it come to celebrating the Chinese Lunar New Year!
The New Year begins on January 31, 2014, but the celebrations will stretch through the weekend and be taking place all across the city. The Year
One of the oldest and most beloved buildings in the city is the New York Public Library’s (NYPL) Schwarzman Building. Considered by many as an architectural masterpiece, the New York Public Library’s flagship building took 16 years to complete with its official opening taking place in 1911.
The main building resides at Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street and houses one