Check-out this Around New York with Irene Itinerary. It starts from Columbus Circle, corner of 59th street and we go up along Central Park West, we will discover some true gems of New York and Central Park.
What to visit in Chelsea, among art galleries, food and murals. The neighborhood that knows how to transform itself, houses Madison Square Garden, the historic Chelsea Hotel and the Chelsea Piers, a real sports complex!
Harlem is the largest and most famous center of African-American culture in the US. The neighborhood is located uptown, North of Central Park, and bounded by the East and the Harlem Rivers, the cliffs of Morningside Heights and St. Nicholas Terrace, and by 110th and 168th streets.
The two neighborhoods that respectively run along Central Park are called the Upper West Side, which stretches from Central Park West to the Hudson River, and the Upper East Side. These are considered the classic residential neighborhoods in NYC; find out what you can find there and why you should visit them both.
Why should you visit the Staten Island? What are its major attractions and latest news? The famous Verrazano Bridge connects Staten Island to Brooklyn and it's also the starting point of the New York Marathon. See what you can do in Satan Island and how to get there.
The Artistic Neighborhood Famous for its Bohemian Culture
All you need to know to plan your visit to the West Village and admire its historical and famous landmarks. The neighborhood is known for its park -- Washington Square Park also known as the "main campus" of the New York University, and many other important sites!
Visit the East Village for a dip in the 1960s. Art, music (especially Rock'n’roll), culture, food ... A neighborhood full of clubs and bars - Find out where to eat and where to listen to good live music.
Didi you know that Broadway is the only avenue that crosses Manhattan diagonally? The stretch of this famous avenue near Times Square is part of the Theater District and is often used to refer to the area around Times Square and the Theater District. Let's see how you can explore this neighborhood.
Discovering the neighborhoods made famous by the immigration waves of the late 1800s and early 1900s. Chinatown is an enclave located in Lower Manhattan which, together with San Francisco's Chinatown, is the largest in the country. Little Italy is now a reminder of the Italian neighborhood, and Nolita is today a trendy area full of restaurants and bars
Tribeca is an acronym devised in the 1970s by realtors to enhance property values in the “Triangle Below Canal Street”, is a trapezoidal neighborhood known for its intriguing mx of architecture. SoHo is also an acronym "South of Houston Street" that was devised by realtors to drive up the prices. Today, these two are top-2 most popular neighborhoods in NYC!
The Financial District is the heart of the financial world in NYC but it's also the oldest area of Manhattan full of landmarks and attractions to visit. Here, we find Battery Park located on the southernmost tip of Lower Manhattan. The park takes its name from the artillery battery of approximately 30 cannons that were here built to defend the harbor of New York while it was a Dutch colony.
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