May 12, 2016
Block after block, much of Midtown Manhattan has a uniform feel: acres of poured concrete sidewalks and asphalt roadways pulsing with foot and vehicle traffic, and walls of stone and glass rising up on all sides. It's such a pleasant surprise to come across Bryant Park then, an island of green in a sea of gray. Designed in ...
East River Ferry
April 13, 2016
Before moving to Brooklyn we lived in Midtown Manhattan, far enough from both the Hudson and East Rivers flanking the sides of the island that sometimes long stretches of time passed without a glimpse of the water. The opposite is true of our life now in Brooklyn, where we can see the East River from ...
Top of the Rock
October 3, 2010
If you are looking for that take-your-breath-away New York City view, Top of the Rock at Rockefeller Center is really as good as it gets. With three levels of wrap-around walking terraces set atop one of the most spectaular Art Deco buildings in the world -- it really is a must visit if you are ...