New York

Visiting The African Burial Ground National Monument

African Burial Ground (1)In 1991 during the excavation for an office building in lower Manhattan, workers found more than 400 skeletal remains of African Americans. They had found the “Negros Burial Ground”.
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Why is The Brooklyn Bridge So Famous and Important?

Brooklyn Bridge (22)The Brooklyn bridge represented forward thinking during the Industrial Revolution. It was modern engineering and visual appealing architecture. It was the world’s first steel-wire suspension bridge. Continue reading
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Visiting One of My Favorite Museums – The Museum of The Moving Image

Moving Image Museum NYC (4)If you are in New York and love movies and television, then you will love this all movie things museum. This museum has preserved more than 130, 000 artifacts, which 1,400 of them are currently in its permanent exhibition. They also present movie screenings and have remarkable changing exhibitions. Visiting help us have a unique appreciation experience of the art and history of the movie image industry. Continue reading

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My Friday at The MoMA Museum

MoMa (24)Friday nights in New York can be fun if you start your evening in one of the most iconic museums. Yes, I am they type of person who will pick a museum instead of a club on a Friday night. Specially if it is the place where you finally have a closer look at many of the modern pieces you saw only in books at school. Artwork by Van Gogh, Picasso, Monet, Dali, Matisse, Pollock, Warhol, Kalho, Rivera, Gauguin, Wright , just to name a few. Continue reading

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Visiting Watkins Glen State Park

Watkins Glen Park (13)Watkins Glen is a small town in New York famous for its auto race track and its State Park south of Seneca Lake in the Finger Lakes region. During my summer in Manhattan we visited Watkins Glen State Park for two hours and I widely enjoyed it. If you are into some hiking, this is a magnificent place to do it. Continue reading

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Visiting The Yankee Stadium

Yankee StadiumThe iconic stadium is the home of one of the greatest teams in the baseball history and a must visit to baseball fans. Continue reading

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Mexican Day Parade in New York – Desfile Mexicano en Nueva York

Mexican Day Parade - 2014 (30)The traditional Mexican Day Parade started two decades ago and it has become one of the most popular parades in the big apple. Thousands of attendees reunite to remember and honor their culture while admiring decorated floats, listen traditional music, and watch the more than hundreds dancers in traditional suits.

The parade takes place on the third Sunday of September on Madison Avenue in New York City .

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National 9/11 Memorial & Museum

The 9/11 Memorial opened a decade after the September 11th terrorist attacks to the United States.

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Grand Central Terminal

Grand Central (7)The iconic terminal opened in 1913 in Midtown Manhattan and it is a must place to visit in NYC. The building, the $20 million four-faced clock, its sculptures, the astronomical backwards ceiling, the galleries, retail shops, its restaurants and secrets are what makes Grand Terminal on 42nd Street an historic landmark.

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Visiting The First Immigration Station

Ellis Island (18)We must never forget that the beauty of this country lies in its diversity. If one really want to learn about the history of the United States, then visiting or reading about Ellis Island is the way to start. It is a small island in New York Harbor used as the first federal immigration station from 1892-1954. Continue reading

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