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    Hidden Gems

    NYC’s Ghost Signs: Whispers of Lost Businesses

    New York City is a living museum of history, its stories etched not just in its streets and architecture, but also in the faded whispers of its ghost signs....

    Long Island Museum, a Sneak Peak Into Rular Past

    Located on Route 25A in Stony Brook and a short distance from the still-running Grist Mill and the historic Three Village Inn, the Long...

    Day out with the kids: The Hudson River Museum

    Lots of museums claim to have something for everyone, but The Hudson River Museum truly does. Kids, parents, and grandparents will have plenty to...

    5 Best Autumn Walks In New York City

    Autumn in New York - it's no wonder that the season's beauty and charm has been captured in the classic tune. Warm days and...

    Elizabeth Street Garden

    With a history of nearly 200 years as a public recreational space, the Elizabeth Street Garden is a publicly owned, privately leased community garden...

    8 Game of Thrones style buildings in New York City

    Game of Thrones is regaled for many of its great qualities - captivating performances, crazy plot twists and impressive sets. But you don't need to travel to...

    Alwyn Court, the Art Deco masterpiece

    The Alwyn Court has one of the most ornate exteriors in the entire city. Whether you consider it to be majestic or gaudy, it is...

    What is African Burial Ground National Monument?

    From the 1690s until the 1790s, both free and enslaved Africans were buried in a 6.6 acre burial ground in Lower Manhattan, outside the...

    U Thant Island – Smallest Island In NYC

    Barely poking out of the East River off the coast of Manhattan is tiny U Thant Island. Artificial island is 100 by 200 feet...

    Fraunces Tavern; the Oldest Bar in NYC

    At 54 Pearl Street, at the corner of Pearl and Broad, you will find Fraunces Tavern; the oldest bar in NYC. It is a...

    Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House (with Video)

    Currently home to the National Museum of the American Indian, a bankruptcy court, and the National Archives of New York, the opulent building receives little...