240 Years of Brooklyn History

Posted on Aug 24, 2016

240 Years of Brooklyn History

Explore Brooklyn’s History from The Battle of Brooklyn, 1776 to the Brooklyn of Today 2016 During the American Revolution, British forces under General William Howe and his brother, Admiral Richard viscount Howe, defeat Patriot forces under General George Washington at the Battle of Brooklyn in New York. At the Battle of Brooklyn, the Americans suffered […]

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World Trade Center Mall Opens in the Financial District’s Oculus Transportation Center

Posted on Aug 16, 2016

World Trade Center Mall Opens in the Financial District’s Oculus Transportation Center

Located in the Historic Financial District, The World Trade Center Mall adds the shops that you have in midtown.  Fifty to sixty of the center’s 113 tenants will be open for business today.  The area already attracts 15 million visitors a year to experience the new restaurants, night spots and historic neighborhood. In addition to […]

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Visit Washington, D.C.’s Monuments, Memorials and Museums

Posted on Aug 3, 2016

Visit Washington, D.C.’s Monuments, Memorials and Museums

What better time to visit the Nation’s Capital than during an election year! Washington, DC is a horizontal City with low, imposing neoclassical monuments and memorials.  What makes a city fascinating is to learn about the history and its people that live and work there. The right story-teller can enhance your visit and bring these buildings […]

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“Shaping NYC” Celebrating 100 Years of Zoning 1916

Posted on Jul 26, 2016

“Shaping NYC” Celebrating 100 Years of Zoning 1916

Ever wonder why New York City looks the way it does?  A lot has to do with New York’s Zoning regulations, the “language of the physical city”. These regulations allow the City’s diverse neighborhoods to preserve their varying density and character. Before July 25, 1916, builders could erect massive buildings that prevented sunlight from reaching […]

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“The Hills” Opens Tuesday, July 19, 2016 on Staten Island with Longest Slide in NYC

Posted on Jul 19, 2016

“The Hills” Opens Tuesday, July 19, 2016 on Staten Island with Longest Slide in NYC

The latest stage of the Governors Island Park project, “The Hills,” is set to officially open to the public today, July 19th – nearly a year ahead of schedule. Designed by internationally acclaimed urban design and landscape firm West 8, the park will feature ten acres of sloping landscapes that will provide residents and visitors with […]

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Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Medal Awarded to Ambassador William vanden Heuvel for Four Freedoms Park

Posted on Jul 12, 2016

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Medal Awarded to Ambassador William vanden Heuvel for Four Freedoms Park

Four Freedoms Park is one of 1,700 Parks, Playgrounds and Recreational Facilities in New York City.   William J. vanden Heuvel received The Municipal Art Society’s 2016 Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Medal in recognition of his role in building Four Freedoms Park, as well as his six decades of distinguished public service. Franklin D. Roosevelt Four […]

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NYC Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks 40th Anniversary Celebration

Posted on Jun 28, 2016

NYC Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks 40th Anniversary Celebration

Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks display celebrates America’s birthday with the largest ongoing Independence Day pyrotechnic show in America and reminds us of our struggles to become the great nation we are today. New York City’s “melting pot” includes five boroughs, 8.5 million people speaking over 800 languages making it is the most linguistically diverse […]

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Alexander Hamilton’s New York is both the Newest and Oldest Neighborhood in the City

Posted on Jun 21, 2016

Alexander Hamilton’s New York is both the Newest and Oldest Neighborhood in the City

From the Brooklyn Bridge to the Battery: One Square Mile in Lower Manhattan is a great way to celebrate the history of the United States. From cobblestone streets along the South Street Seaport, to the breathtaking architecture of One World Trade Center, you’ll discover landmarks depicting our past and our future.  Hear the stories about […]

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Affordable Small Meeting Venues in NYC

Posted on Jun 7, 2016

Affordable Small Meeting Venues in NYC

Take advantage of summer rates in NYC for your small meetings and allow your attendees to enjoy the best of NYC’s meeting space, nightlife to Broadway and Madison Square Garden events, and an easy subway ride to Yankee Stadium or Citifield, which is an easy subway ride from the City! Combine the meeting with a […]

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Exploring New York’s Fine Art & Design Scene

Posted on May 31, 2016

Exploring New York's Fine Art & Design Scene

Exploring the art market in New York City should include all five boroughs! Whether you want to explore the hot galleries as a corporate activity to build camaraderie among colleagues, or as a collector bidding at the auction houses, learn who has the most interesting exhibits and collections with the help of a Discover New […]

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