rss

Category: NYC

1
Alexander Hamilton National Historic Site, NYC: Part 1

Alexander Hamilton National Historic Site, NYC: Part 1

Alexander Hamilton built and owned only one home in his life, The Grange, or his “sweet project,” he called it in his letters. He’d had a tempestuous, tragic life as a young man and was now ready to settle down into comfortable family life in the countryside of Upper Manhattan Island, Harlem Heights. While he […]

4
The Best NYC iPhone Apps

The Best NYC iPhone Apps

Since I’ll be visiting the Big Apple again this year, I’ve been scouring the web for iPhone apps that will help me. I am particularly interested in apps that list restaurants, have transit maps, contain transit map schedules, and list free attractions in the city. Oh, have I hit the jackpot this week. Here are […]

1
Fraunces Tavern Museum, Pearl Street, New York, NY

Fraunces Tavern Museum, Pearl Street, New York, NY

As history buffs who greatly admire and study the lives and works of the fathers of our nation, we couldn’t visit New York City without a pilgrimage to Fraunces Tavern Museum on Pearl Street. The diminutive building is overshadowed by rising skyscrapers of modern times, testaments to the success of the nation as a bastion […]

0
Trinity Church, New York, NY, Part 3

Trinity Church, New York, NY, Part 3

Trinity Church is beautiful, inside and out. Visiting this historic building was one of our highlights to visiting Manhattan. (Read Part 1 and Part 2). After resting beneath a canopy of trees that served as a cool refuge from the hot New York streets and lingering in the sanctuary in the same pews that our […]

Page 3 of 812345...Last »