All Information about New York
Better known as "The Big Apple", New York City is frequently referred to as "The Capital of the World." Situated at the mouth of the Hudson River, it is the biggest city in the United States. Immigrants from more then 180 countries live in New York making it one of the most sophisticated and cosmopolitan cities in the world. The City’s is also famous for its skyline, dominated by the Empire State Building, is and one of the most recognized skylines on earth.
New York’s authority on media, culture, food, fashion and art has made it one of the world's most influential cities. The City is home to many world-class museums, art galleries, and theaters and is a global center for international finance, politics, communications and trade.
Many of the world's largest corporations have their headquarters here including the United Nations. Decisions made within the City’s boundaries are so influential that they have often impacted the rest of the world.
New York City’s high residential density, diverse population and more than 400 distinct neighborhoods make it one of the most unusual cities. The city spans over three states and consists of five separate counties or boroughs each with its own identity; Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx and Staten Island.
The only neighborhood actually on the mainland of the U.S. is the Bronx. Staten Island and Manhattan are surrounded by water, while Queens and Brooklyn are part of Long Island. These next pages will give you a descriptive view of each neighborhood and detailed profiles of each community.
New York is one of the liveliest cities on earth and with numerous dance clubs, jazz and live music venues, sports bars, and local hangouts in Manhattan its no wonder they call it the “City they doesn’t sleep”.
From sports bars to supper clubs with VIP rooms there are plenty of places in New York for you to enjoy a drink, listen to music and mingle with other people. New York City is also referred to as the "hub" of the Jazz World and there are many venues promoting young up-and-comers on any given night.
New York City is also well known for its many comedy clubs and Broadway shows so when you are ready to go out and dance the night away, use our New York guide to help you choose one of the many clubs.
New York City is a shopper’s paradise offering everything for everybody, from tea shops in Chinatown to chic designer boutiques on Fifth Avenue. From the many artists inspired boutiques that line the streets of SoHo to the hip vintage stores that thrive in the East Village.
The following shopping guide will take you upscale shopping in Manhattan to the bargain buying in the Lower East Side. We will show you the biggest department stores, the finest boutiques with designer clothes, vintage clothing boutiques as well as the best places to buy discounted electronics.
Are you ready for a culinary experience like no other? With over 20,000 restaurants, New York offers a chance to discover foods from around the world. From famous New York City restaurants like Tavern on the Green to restaurants serving up soul food in Harlem New York City has it all.
Indulge in everything from cheesecake at Junior’s, in Queens or nosh on a pastrami sandwich and a knish at Katz's, one of the City's oldest, and most beloved, delis. Whether you are looking for a restaurant in Times Square, an authentic NYC Pizza, an Italian restaurant in Little Italy, a great NYC Steak House, a fun, trendy, romantic or family restaurant in New York, you've come to the right place.
We will help you decide which restaurant in the Big Apple fit your budget, style and taste
The worlds most diverse and captivating city features over 150 museums, 18,000 restaurants and 10,000 stores so what better way to acquaint yourself than to take a New York City tour. Choose from over 60 types of tours that include Times Square, Madison Square Garden, Little Italy, SoHO and even a cruise along the harbor.
Take a guided motor coach tour and experience the City’s architecture, including the world's best-known buildings such as the Empire State and Chrysler buildings or a champagne night tour for close-up views of the Statue of Liberty. Whether this is your first trip to The Big Apple or you just want to learn more about the city, we have information on every type of tour New York City has to offer
Whether you are traveling to New York City for some weekend fun, a vacation or even for business, there are plenty of hotels to choose from. Whether money is no object or you have a tight budget, New York City has plenty of hotels to choose from.
Indulge yourself in luxury at the Waldorf Astoria on Park Avenue, relax at a bed and breakfast in SoHo or share a room at the Central Park Hostel in the Upper West Side. Regardless of your budget our New York hotel guide has information on hotels in every price range and neighborhood of the big city. Use the following guide to find hotels by neighborhood, prices and amenities
New York City hosts an exceptional range of annual events from the famed U.S. Open tennis championships and the New York Marathon to art fairs, parades and food, film and cultural festivals.
Whether you are visiting New York during the holidays, summer or winter we have information from annual New York City parades to Macy’s Fourth of July fireworks. Use our New York City guide to check out some of the annual events, activities and happenings taking place throughout the year.
New York City is one of the most visited cities in the world, with over 40 million visitors every year. It has numerous attractions worth visiting year-round no matter what the weather.
New York City has a humid sub-tropical climate, and is the northernmost city in the United States with such a classification. The city has hot, humid summers, mild falls and springs and cold and wet winters.
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