Far up the coast on the west side of Manhattan (some would say, â€œcloistered awayâ€) is the dramatic Cloisters. This extension of the Metropolitan Museum of Art (the full description of this facility is in another entry), is in Fort Tryon Park with dram
Flipping â€“ weâ€™re not talking about gymnasts, weâ€™re talking about real estate. As depicted on the HGTV show â€œFlip or Flopâ€ (featuring the recently-divorced-but-still-flipping Tarek and Christina El Moussa), house flipping is an attractive pastime
The oldest church in Manhattan, St. Paulâ€™s Chapel functioned originally as a â€œchapel of easeâ€ for Episcopal parishioners who were not able to get to the main church at Trinity Churchâ€”a 0.3 mile (or 7 block) walk away. The chapel was built in 1766
One of the most important intersections in the city, Union Squareâ€”located at the confluence of Chelsea, the East Village, and the Flatiron Districtâ€”is a witness to the history of the city.
At the foot of Lexington Avenue is Gramercy Park, formerly the site of a marsh (Gramercy is the anglicized version of a Dutch word meaning â€œCrooked Swampâ€). Gramercy and the adjoining park has been the center of a high-end residential area since its c
Between 14th and 34th Streets to the south and north and from Fifth Avenue and the Hudson River from east to west is Chelsea. Named by a British Royal Army officer after the UKâ€™s military hospital in London, Chelsea was originally a residential area, la
The Hamptons. You donâ€™t have to be from NYC to know all about the summer playground for the cityâ€™s elite. With a quick car or train trip east, city dwellers can be in a beachside paradise left only with the memories of the sweltering subway heat or st
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