Landmark Spotlight: The Empire State Building 

Tue, Dec 06, 2016

What do electric shock kisses, LinkedIn, and the Great Depression have in common? The Empire State Building! Read on to find out little known facts, tid-bits, and advice to viewing one of New York's most unique structures.

The Empire State Building is one of NYC’s most famous and beloved landmarks. Many people know that it was once the largest skyscraper in the world, but they don’t know much else about the Empire State Building’s rich history. Read on to learn more about this famous skyscraper and why both tourists and native New Yorkers should visit it at least once in their lives.

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Tags: Things To Do In NYC, New York History

Haunted Places In New York: Dark Stories In NYC’s History

Thu, Nov 12, 2015

Ghosts, Murderers & Friendly Spirits: Visit These New York City Haunts If You Dare!

New York City is most iconic in the fall. Year-round city dwellers and travelers alike revel in the gorgeous Central Park scenery, pumpkin spice flavored everything, and sweater weather. But as the NYC nights get longer, NYC takes a bit of a darker turn, serving as the perfect setting for all the haunted history you can handle. Here are five spooktacular New York landmarks that will haunt and delight seekers of the macabre any time of year.

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Tags: Things To Do In NYC, New York History

Up Close & Personal With Lady Liberty: The Ultimate Guide To Seeing The Statue Of Liberty

Wed, Oct 28, 2015

How To See The Statue Of Liberty, A Bit Of History & Other Reasons The Lady Is So Awesome

Let's face it, seeing the Statue of Liberty is on everyone's list. Aside from being a world-famous beacon of hope and the symbol of freedom, Lady Liberty is basically America's mascot. You just can't visit New York City and not catch a glimpse of her. Of course, just a glimpse would hardly do the Lady any justice. No one ever brags to their friends "yeah, I looked at the Statue of Liberty, it was a'ight." Nope. People who make the trip out to see her, really see her, are excited about it, moved by it, and left in awe of her presence. But why?

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Tags: Things To Do In NYC, The Statue of Liberty, New York History

A Look At NYC Architecture & Other Stories Of Buildings Only New York Can Boast

Wed, Oct 21, 2015

Breaking Records & Keeping Folks Guessing: New York City’s Architecture & Secrets That Make For Some Pretty Cool Buildings

It’s no secret that the Big Apple is known for some impressive architectural feats. From marvel-worthy bridges, to a massive underground transportation system, to the incredible towering buildings, New York City doesn’t short its dwellers, travelers, or tourists of incredible architectural ingenuity. In case you’re just dipping into the subject for the first time, we’ve got a list of some of New York’s most amazing, and daunting, undertakings. Prepare to be wowed!

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Tags: Things To Do In NYC, New York History

True Stories Of Heroic Acts Right Here In New York City

Thu, Sep 10, 2015

NYC Hero Stories

New Yorkers are known for their determination and resilience. As Frank Sinatra once said, “if you can make it here, you can make it anywhere”. Years later, that thought still holds true. Today, when you think of New York City, you think of the hustle and bustle of the streets, you can smell the hot roasted nuts on the sidewalk corners, know if you cut someone off they will chew your head off, and you can feel the passion of every single person in the city everywhere you go. As everyone knows, you don't mess with a New Yorker! But, despite all of their differences, they are a tight-knit bunch that will join together in times of both joy and heartache. Read on to see how Circle Line was just one thread in the tighly knit bunch of strong New Yorkers in times of tragegy.

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Tags: New York History