Coney Island is in the southwestern part of Brooklyn New York. Construction began in the 1840s and between 1880’s and 1940’s Coney Island was the largest amusement area in the United States. At its height it contained three competing major amusement parks, Luna Park, Dreamland, and Steeplechase Park. In 2012 hurrican sandy caused major damage […]
A beautiful 42 acre garden located on the North Shore of Long Island New York and former estate of Frank and Marie Louise Bailey. Frank Bailey purchased this summer retreat in 1911 and over the years was self taught horticulturalist creating one of the first private garden museum, a site for professional and amateur gardener […]
Carnegie Deli opened in 1937 across from Carnegie Hall in midtown Manhattan. Known for it’s kosher-style pastrami, corned beef, brisket, stuffed cabbage, matzoh ball and cheesecake.
Trinity Church is an Episcopal Church near the intersection of Wall Street and Broadway in New York City. Built in 1698 the building is a modest rectangular structure with a gambrel roof and small porch. The original church as destroyed in the Great New York City Fie of 1776, which started in the Fighting Cocks […]
Fire Island is the large center island of the outer barrier islands parallel to the south shore of Long Island. Robert Moses State Park and Fire Island Lighthosue are a must see. Located on the western part of Fire Island has a nature trail on both sides of the lighthouse, west side is over the […]
Museum of National History, located on the upper west side of Manhattan across the street from Central Park, is one of the largest museums in the world. Created in 1869 with the intent “to discover, interpret, and disseminate through scientific research and education, knowledge about human cultures, the natural world, and the universe”
Rockefeller Center, originally known as Radio City, is a complex of buildings developed in the midst of the Great Depression. Built between 48th and 51st street and 5th and 6th Avenue in once was the red-light district owned by Columbia University. Signing a 27 year lease with the option of three 21 year renewals for […]