Coming to New York for 30 days is quite a luxury. Instead of running around like a chicken with it’s head cut off (meaning: like a..
Corner Bistro is really one of my favorite dive bars in New York. Went there on a weekday with an ex-colleague and friend of mine. We..
I happened to be walking around in my old neighborhood (so called Manhattan Valley). I was very happy to see that this low key hole in..
Visiting Columbia University for me is always a twofold thing. I am not sure if I really like the layout of the campus and it’s..
Walked through a very beautiful part of Harlem, 138th Street (between Frederick Douglas Boulevard and Malcolm X Boulevard), called the..
Took the subway all the way up to 207th Street to see the Dyckman Farmhouse, built in Dutch colonial style in 1784, now one of the oldest..
Visited the Mt. Neboah Baptist Church in South Harlem. Having been to the Abyssinian Baptist Church before, this was the second time that..
Visited both parts of the Trinity Church Cemetery, the ›only remaining active cemetery‹ in Manhattan, located in the Washington Heights..
Next to Columbia University The Cathedral of St. John the Divine is one of the most prominent landmarks of Morningside Heights (and..
Bought a ticket today for the Amateur Night at the Apollo on Wednesday, September 10. Hope to see any kind of talent!
Got a really nice and reasonably priced hair cut at this very lively Hispanic Barber Shop in Harlem (Tejada, 3669 Broadway New York, NY..
Undoubtedly there is so much good and excellent food in Manhattan. But junk food paradise is not lost: north of Central Park all american..
The omnipresent, sweet, noisy, inevitable Mister Softee — a true Manhattan icon. His somewhat strangely-catchy tune is a reminder of an..
In the first days of my stay in New York I want to visit some places that I have never been to. The Morris-Jumel Mansion and it’s..
While sitting in the garden of the Morris-Jumel Mansion a storm came up animating the leaves of the trees in a very entertaining way.
To me the area of Morningside Heights feels very much like a piece of real New York with real people and real places. Over the next days..
Really like the place that is going to be my home address for the next 30 days. Also like the two furry roommates that greeted me as soon..
Listening to some live music while taking a rest from schlepping and dragging my supersized bag through the blazing hot underground..
The first sight of Manhattan, caught from the NJ Transit train on it’s way to Penn Station. After eleven hours of traveling I am really..
Bought myself 30 days of unlimited ride for 113 bucks. I hope that this will be good value for the money.1 likes