By Lorren Au | [email protected] | Orange County Register PUBLISHED: March 15, 2019 at 3:41 pm | UPDATED: March 18, 2019 at 10:43 am Washington Square Park is one of the best known of New York City’s 1,900 public parks having been featured in a number of films. It draws visitors including these two seeking calmness through the Chinese art of tai chi. Photo by H. Lorren Au Jr., Contributing Photographer A couple finds the Empire State Building a perfect backdrop as they take in the view from the Top of the Rock observation deck located at Rockefeller Center. Photo by H. Lorren Au Jr., Contributing Photographer SoundThe gallery will resume insecondsThe Brooklyn Bridge, seen with the Manhattan skyline, has been an iconic New York City image. The suspension span is among the city’s most popular tourist attractions. More than 4,000 pedestrians and 3,100 cyclists cross the Brooklyn Bridge daily. (Photo by H. Lorren Au Jr., Contributing Photographer) The 9/11 Memorial commemorates … [Read more...] about Here’s a first-timer’s guide to sightseeing in New York City as cheap as possible
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52 Places To Go 2019 (Tag bylines with individual items.), New York Times Published 8:47 pm CST, Tuesday, January 8, 2019 Here are some of the places The New York Times thinks you should travel this year. Read the article for the full list. Here are some of the places The New York Times thinks you should travel this year. Read the article for the full list. Photo: Louise Denton Photography/Getty Images Photo: Louise Denton Photography/Getty Images Image 1 of / 39 Caption Close Image 1 of 39 Here are some of the places The New York Times thinks you should travel this year. Read the article for the full list. Here are some of the places The New York Times thinks you should travel this year. Read the article for the full list. … [Read more...] about The New York Times picks 52 places to go in 2019
Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Michael Levenson Globe Staff November 21, 2018 The injustice of it all hit James Carmody on Wednesday morning as he was driving back from the grocery store and heard a report on the radio about the crowds swarming into New York City to brave subfreezing temperatures for the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. “I was thinking, why aren’t we doing something? Why don’t we have our own?” said Carmody, vice president and general manager of the Seaport Hotel. “The hotels in Boston would love to have something big on Thanksgiving, as well as the retailers.”After all, the Pilgrims landed on Plymouth Rock, not Rockaway Beach. Yet somehow New York has stolen a holiday that by all rights should be ours. Advertisement Every year, the eyes of the nation turn to Manhattan for the Macy’s Parade, which draws 3.5 million … [Read more...] about Thanksgiving should be big in Boston. So how did we let New York steal it from us?
New York City is nowhere near the small Minnesota city of Winona, but for the next five months its presence will be felt there. The exhibition “This Is New York,” which opened this week at the Minnesota Marine Art Museum, includes 15 paintings depicting the Big Apple, from its early days as a small Dutch colony to its present-day, skyscraper-filled skyline. You might not expect to find modern-art masters such as Joseph Stella in this Mississippi River town, population 27,000, located about two hours south of the Twin Cities. That surprise is part of the museum’s charm. “When I am up in the Twin Cities, going to events or just talking to people or colleagues, and I tell them we have two Monets, two Chagalls, two Picassos and two Matisses, they’ll be like, ‘Wait a minute, really?’ ” said executive director Nicole Chamberlain-Dupree. Two works sparked this New York-centric show: Joseph Stella’s 1922 painting “Study of the … [Read more...] about Harvesting the Big Apple in Winona: Museum showcases art about New York City
Verena Dobnik, Associated Press Updated 5:27 am CDT, Tuesday, October 2, 2018 FILE - In this Oct. 19, 2017, file photo, the sun sets behind the western tower of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge in New York. A mistake that caused the name of New York City's Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge to be misspelled for more than 50 years has finally been corrected. On Monday, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill adding a second letter 'Z' to the name of the country's longest suspension bridge, which links Brooklyn with Staten Island. less FILE - In this Oct. 19, 2017, file photo, the sun sets behind the western tower of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge in New York. A mistake that caused the name of New York City's Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge to be ... more Photo: Mark Lennihan, AP Photo: Mark Lennihan, AP Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 … [Read more...] about New York finally corrects misspelling of Verrazzano bridge