Posts Tagged With: 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 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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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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Where to See the Designers and Guests at the Mercedes-Benz New York Fashion Week

NYFW2014The main thing that you need to have is Fashion’s Week Schedule and a ton of patience. Designers and most of the special guests will arrive and exit using the back entrance on Amsterdam Avenue. A few celebrities will dare to use the main entrance, but waiting in front of Lincoln center is definitively not so boring due to the crazy outfits and people trying to get attention. Continue reading

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My Trip to Niagara Falls

While staying in Manhattan I decided to take a short trip to a few touristic attractions in nearby cities. Niagara Falls, NY was one of them and it has become one of the best moments of my summer trip.

Mientras estaba en Manhattan por el verano, decidi visitar algún otro lugar turístico en alguna otra ciudad cerca. Niagara Falls, NY fue uno de ellos y se ha convertido uno de los mejores recuerdos de mi viaje.

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The Spanish Repertory Theatre Presents the Cuban classic Aire Frio

Aire-Frio-II-558x400The Spanish Repertory Theatre presented a Cuban classic by Virgil Pereira. Directed by Leyma Lopez, Aire Frio introduce us to the Romaguera family for a period of twenty years of despair, misery, broken dreams and hopes. Continue reading
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Brazilian Day in New York 2014

Brazilian Day in NYC 2014 (12)New York, August 31, 2014 — For its 30th consecutive year, Brazilians in New York celebrated its independence day in Manhattan with tremendous success. It is one of the largest street festivals outside Brazil and one of the biggest in the city. Here are some pictures. Continue reading

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