Posts Tagged ‘tourism’

Moved to Tears at the Cloisters by a Ghostly Tapestry of Music | NY Times

Moved to Tears at the Cloisters by a Ghostly Tapestry of Music | NY Times

By JIM DWYER Wobbling, blissed out, a few in tears, people emerged every 12 minutes or so from the remnant of a 12th-century Spanish chapel tucked into the Cloisters museum. Something had happened there, up on a hill at the northern end of Manhattan. “It’s too soon to talk,” Margaret Cardenas said as she left [...]


NYC & Company Shows Love To Washington Heights

NYC & Company Shows Love To Washington Heights

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) NYC GO is the official tourism guide for the city of New York and for the month of August they are showing love to our beloved hood with an in-depth and interactive look at the sights, sounds, hotspots and cultural attractions of the neighborhood. I mean everything from the Cloisters, to [...]


Uptown Eats: Northern Manhattan Restaurant Week Has Begun…

Uptown Eats: Northern Manhattan Restaurant Week Has Begun...

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) That’s right folks; Northern Manhattan Restaurant Week kicks off today and that means a bunch of great deals at some of your favorite restaurants. The promotion also gives you a reason to try some of the spots you haven’t patronized yet. So from an Uptown institution like Coogan’s, to the lighter [...]


Major expansion of business improvement districts is planned for northern Manhattan | NY Daily News

Major expansion of business improvement districts is planned for northern Manhattan | NY Daily News

By Douglas Feiden / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS A major expansion of business improvement districts — the self-taxing, public-private partnerships that provide services for retail districts across the city — is about to take place in northern Manhattan, the Daily News has learned. One new BID is being developed along a booming, 12-block stretch of [...]


Travel with Val: Tourism push encourages visitors to explore city’s hidden gems – YNN

Travel with Val: Tourism push encourages visitors to explore city's hidden gems - YNN

By: Valarie D’Elia NEW YORK CITY — Inwood, the last stop on the A train at 207th Street, is the comely den for the Columbia Lions football stadium across from Inwood Hill Park, the unsung location of the big rock marking the spot where Manhattan was purchased for a song: $24 worth of beads. “There’s such [...]


Washington Heights Business Improvement District unveils ‘Explora’ marketing campaign | NY Daily News

By Michael J. Feeney / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Washington Heights’ newest marketing campaign was designed with one goal in mind: To motivate people to visit upper Manhattan and explore it. “The bottom line is to drive foot traffic to northern Manhattan,” said Angelina Ramirez, director of the Washington Heights Business Improvement District, which is [...]


Washington Heights Business Group Unveils New Marketing Campaign | DNAinfo

Washington Heights Business Group Unveils New Marketing Campaign | DNAinfo

By Nigel Chiwaya, DNAinfo Reporter/Producer The Washington Heights Business Improvement District is launching a new marketing campaign that it hopes will drive customers to uptown shops, restaurants and cultural sites. The initiative, “Explora,” will be a full-on uptown marketing blitz, with light post signs, neighborhood wayfaring maps, discount cards and smartphone apps, all designed to [...]


Dynamic NYC: Off the beaten track – and on the right path | Manhattan Times

Dynamic NYC: Off the beaten track – and on the right path | Manhattan Times

By Debralee Santos and Adrian Cabreja For many who come as tourists to New York City, the sights and sounds sought are more likely to be associated with Times Square, Central Park or a window-shopping jaunt down Fifth Avenue – the city as captured by Woody Allen, focused only on Manhattan Island, and only from [...]


Briana’s Postcards From Paradise: Belize

Belize it or not (Twenty countries in my twenties) Words & Photography by Briana E. Heard When I was 22, I was in college in San Francisco and working as a waitress in a Mexican restaurant. Of course in the moment I am never aware of this, but I think I was content. Life was [...]


Briana’s Postcards From Paradise

Just Another Day In Paradise Words & Photography by Briana E. Heard I am here. In Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic and, at 10 minutes to 9pm, I believe I am staying in for the night. Not because I am tired or scared, but because I occasionally take heed of what loved ones say to me, and [...]


NYC JOB MARKET ON THE RISE…THANKS UPTOWN PRETTY GIRLS THAT CAN DANCE!

By DeJesus OK…the U.S. Labor Department’s weekly jobless claims unexpectedly rose for two straight weeks, but New York is a whole different story. According to Bloomberg News, “New York City’s unemployment rate fell to 10 percent in March from 10.2 percent in February, the third consecutive monthly decline, with job growth in education and health [...]

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