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The History of Ebbets Field: Home of the legendary Brooklyn Dodgers

On April 15, 1947, Ebbets Field made history. Jackie Robinson stepped onto the field as Major League Baseball’s first African American player, changing the...

5 Hidden Gems in NYC That Most New Yorkers Don’t Know Exist

Millions of visitors flock to NYC each year, drawn by its host of iconic attractions like the Empire State Building and the Statue of...

Stuyvesant Heights, Brooklyn Guide: A Neighborhood in a Neighborhood

If you live in the big apple, or if you’re a diehard fan of the sitcom Everybody Hates Chris, then you’ve heard of Bedford-Stuyvesant:...

The History of the New York City Borough Flags

Every year on June 14 the United States observes Flag Day.  This is a way to commemorate the adoption of the country’s first official...

The Sordid History Of NYC Air Shafts

There are few worse places to live than a small apartment without windows, ventilation, or natural light. Fortunately, today such an apartment would be...

How To Get Lost In Prospect Park

New York City is home to big, beautiful parks with many attractions and much to do. Whether the park is large, like Central Park,...

Billionaire’s Row: The Empty Houses We Can Never Afford

It’s hard to comprehend just how much a billion dollars actually is. For example, one million seconds is about twelve days, while one billion...

A History Of The Macy’s Day Parade

The end of October and Halloween are almost here which means it's time to usher in new excitement for the holiday season. First up...

The History of Pullman Kitchens

Finding an apartment in NYC is always exciting, and you never know what you will find. When I was looking for a new place,...

The Theatrical Ghosts of Broadway

In the theater world, after the curtain falls and the set has been struck, the ghost light is placed on the stage. Practically speaking,...

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