9 Revolutionary War Sites in NYC That Aren’t Boring

NYC was essentially one big battlefield during the Revolutionary War. Here are Revolutionary War sites in NYC where you can learn about or honor Revolutionary War history and have a good time while doing it.

Underrated Places in Upper Manhattan That You’re Missing Out On

https://soundcloud.com/shiloh-frederick-718117019/underrated-places-in-upper-manhattan-that-youre-missing-out-on With the hype surrounding the theatrical release of In the Heights, people are giving some much overdue love to the neighborhoods of Upper Manhattan. Harlem, Washington Heights, Morningside Heights, and Inwood are vibrant communities with great food, unique architecture, awe-inspiring landscapes, and surprising historical significance. It’s almost overwhelming what these places have to offer.…

The Rockefellers’ NYC: How One of the Richest Families Made Their Mark on the City

Don't feel like reading? No problem! Press play and I'll read this post to you! Let’s play the word association game. When I say “Rockefeller,” what do you think of? The annual Christmas tree lighting? Swimming pools of money? The robber barons of the late 19th century? These are all things you can rightfully associate…

Poster House: One of NYC’s Underrated Museums

I'm probably not the only one hesitant to step inside a museum during these times. But a couple of weeks ago, curiosity got the better of my cautiousness and I paid a visit to Poster House in Chelsea, Manhattan. It was the first museum I'd been to since March, and let me tell you, it…

How to Travel the World Without Leaving NYC

Don't feel like reading? No problem! Press play and I'll read this post to you! New York City is physically in the United States but culturally, it's all over the map. Between its dozens of ethnic enclaves where immigrants and their descendants live and keep the mother country alive, to museums that celebrate global art…

Walk With Me Down Eastern Parkway in Brooklyn, NYC!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rRQU1WkJTh0 For New Yorkers of past and present, Eastern Parkway has always been more than a roadway. It’s a street full of history, culture, and believe it or not, relaxation. A few days ago, I walked the length of the parkway to film what makes it so special. You can come along for that walk…

Erie Basin Park: IKEA’s Hidden Brooklyn Playground

Don't feel like reading? No problem! Press play and I'll read this post to you! When you look up Erie Basin Park, Google is going to tell you that it’s “permanently closed.” Google is lying to you. There is nothing barring you from visiting this quirky, semi-educational playground, except, perhaps, your self-consciousness about letting out…

8 Unusual Places To Relax in NYC

Don't feel like reading? No problem! Press play and I'll read this post to you! NYC prides itself on having no chill. It’s the city that never sleeps. The New York minute happens at the speed of light, right? If that’s true, someone should let the MTA know. Despite the city’s reputation, there are several…

Badass NYC Women and Where to Honor Them

Don't feel like reading? No problem! Press play and I'll read this post to you! Right off the bat, let me say that this is NOT a complete list of badass NYC women. If you want to dive deeply into the history of women who have contributed notably to New York City, I recommend cracking…

Socrates Sculpture Park: The Art Lover’s Eden

Don't feel like reading? No problem! Press play and I'll read this post to you. If you’ve ever been torn between wanting to spend time at an art museum but not wanting to miss out on a gorgeous sunny day, this Queens park might be the answer to your dilemma. Socrates Sculpture Park brings artwork…