Brooklyn Bridge

11 Fun Summer Date Ideas For The Couple Who's Broke

With summer just around the corner, most of us can’t wait to soak up those beautiful rays of sunshine, dive into the deep blue, and plan weekend …

Walk across the Brooklyn Bridge as Bill Murray reads you poetry this June

Bill Murray is an eclectic staple in New York.<p>Although the actor and comedian now spends most of his time down south in Charleston, he’s made his …

Poetry

New York City: where to eat, play, and be entertained without tourist traps

HERE are a few tips to avoid local wrath and make the most of your visit to the greatest city in the world.<p>Mistake: Never leaving tourist areas.<p>I …

Grand Central Station

The Brooklyn Bridge just turned 134 years old — here are 14 surprising facts about the iconic landmark

The Brooklyn Bridge celebrated its 134th birthday on Wednesday.<p>The bridge opened to the public on May 24, 1883 and to mark the occasion the city put on an extravagant firework show between Manhattan and Brooklyn.<p>Needless to say, the bridge has a long, rich history. Here's a look at some of the …

Your Week Untapped: Top 10 NYC Events May 20th to May 26th

From scenic walks along New York City's waterfront to festivals celebrating food, there's plenty to do next week. Mark your calendars: here are our …

Statue of Liberty

Inside the Rise of Emotional Design

Brought on by isolation fatigue in the cyber age, architects and designers are increasingly seeking to imbue spaces with deeper sensory resonance<p>The term “emotional architecture,” properly attributed to Mexican architect Luis Barragán and sculptor-painter Mathias Goéritz, who together published an …

Best Hotel Pools in New York City

Summer is one of the best times to visit New York. There’s a host of free outdoor activities and festivals, the Met museum's rooftop bar is <i>finally</i> open for business, and the city's waterfront restaurants are in full swing (a carafe of rosé at Grand Banks is virtually required). But, it's no secret …

Hotels

You can walk across the Brooklyn Bridge with Bill Murray next month

Despite being a spectacularly wealthy human being, Bill Murray has managed to convince the public that he's a down-to-Earth, regular 66-year-old man. …

New York City

The 10 best hotels in Brooklyn

1Hotel Brooklyn Bridge<p>1Hotel Brooklyn Bridge has received multiple accolades — “Sustainable Luxe: 5 Hotels Doing it Right” by National Geographic — …

Hotels

Cross The Brooklyn Bridge With Bill Murray And A Poetry Serenade

BROOKLYN HEIGHTS — Imagine yourself walking across the Brooklyn Bridge at sunset. Bill Murray is at your side and someone whispers a poem about the city you both love in your ear. This soothing moment doesn’t have to remain an unattainable dream — it could be your reality.<p>You’re just going to need …

Poetry

Investigation Reveals That Walmart and Lowe's Have Direct Links to Slave Labor

<i>This story is the third in a four-part series on slave labor practices at logging camps in Pará, Brazil, produced by Repórter Brasil. Read the first,</i> …

Slavery

Take a 'detour' audio tour on the Brooklyn Bridge

ABC News' Charli James interviews Andrew Mason, the co-founder of the app, Detour.

Inside the Miniature World of Gulliver’s Gate

Home<p>/<p>Reviews<p>/<p>Consumer Electronics<p>/<p>Inside the Miniature World of Gulliver’s Gate<p>Inside the Miniature World of Gulliver’s Gate<p>Gulliver’s Gate is a …

Europe

Now Women Can Have Their Dream Wedding and They Don't Even Need a Groom

There comes a time when you reach a certain age and have to face the inevitable question of whether telling party guests you're single is really …

Weddings

The truth about moving to NYC

Last August I boarded the first of three planes to JFK. Fuelled by self-discovery and a dash of escapism, I was on a mission.<p>Aim: to test the …

New York Public Library

Here's What Happened When I Gave Up Credit Cards For A Month

I lost my balance -- literally and figuratively.<p><i>In our monthly series,</i> <b>GIVING UP</b><i>,</i> <i>newsroom staffers deprive themselves of a beloved habit and track how it went. In April,</i> Fashion and Lifestyle Editor Jamie Feldman<i>,</i> 28<i>, gave up using credit cards.</i><p><i>I like to shop. A lot.</i><p><b>What are you giving up?</b> I <i>tried</i> …

Credit Cards

Friday Finds: ‘Embrace on Brooklyn Bridge’

Home <b>›</b> Egypt <b>›</b> <b>Friday Finds: ‘Embrace on Brooklyn Bridge’</b><p><i>on</i> May 12, 2017 • ( 0 )<p><i>Before its April 1 pub date, a brief excerpt of</i> Embrace on Brooklyn …

This elite NYPD unit does its work at dizzying heights

Police Sgt. John Flynn didn’t even flinch as he started his descent from the top of the Brooklyn Bridge, briskly walking down a narrow suspension …

New York City

Finally, an Entrance Worthy of the Brooklyn Bridge

Even before Joyce Anderson steps onto the Brooklyn Bridge, she is swept up by the crowd.<p>She squeezes onto a narrow pathway clogged with pedestrians and cyclists that leads to the bridge from the Brooklyn side.<p>“This is human rubbernecking,” said Ms. Anderson, 57, a social worker.<p>This squeezebox-like …

New York City

What to do with a day in NYC.

<i>Editor’s note: These spots are all taken directly from travelstoke®, a new app from Matador that connects you with fellow travelers and locals, and</i> …

Travel

Eco-friendly hotels in New York

Large and boutique hotels alike are changing their ways in New York City, adopting cleaner, greener practices to be more sustainable.<p>New York is …

Sustainability

Donald Trump Wants to Rebuild America? Here Are 8 Places to Start

One in five miles of the country's highways is in shabby condition; 56,007 bridges are structurally-deficient, and at least 2,170 Americans dams have been deemed "high-hazard potential."<p>Degrading infrastructure projects affect millions of Americans every day, causing problems ranging from added car …

Oroville Dam

Brooklyn is having a tough time luring office tenants

Brooklyn’s image as New York’s hub of hipness attracts residents from artists to bankers. Yet in at least one respect, the city’s most populous …

Brooklyn

The Color of Protest

On Thursday evening, protesters in New York signaled their resistance to President Trump by standing outside the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, awaiting his first homecoming since taking office, with many wearing white in honor of the suffragist movement. Meanwhile, another form of dissent in a …

Fashion

Brooklyn’s Office Boom Isn’t Drawing Big Manhattan Tenants - Bloomberg

Brooklyn’s image as New York’s hub of hipness attracts residents from artists to bankers. Yet in at least one respect, the city’s most populous …

Brooklyn

An Insider's Guide to Brooklyn, Old-School and Newfangled

THESE DAYS, BROOKLYN isn’t just the “It” borough, it’s hegemonic. Envious restaurateurs in other cities around the world rip off its much-loved, much-mocked food scene. Its cultural institutions like BAM have international reach. The creative class, priced out of Manhattan, has converted factories, …

Lifestyle

NYPD Drill Atop Brooklyn Bridge Sparks Concern From Onlookers

BROOKLYN BRIDGE — This is only a test.<p>An NYPD drill that sent officers clambering atop the Brooklyn Bridge Tuesday morning sparked confusion from …

New York City

5 Eco-Friendly Hotels You Need to Book Now

Deciding which hotel to stay in no longer just comes down to location and amenities. To wit: more and more visitors are flocking to buildings based on their level of eco-friendliness. And these green practices aren't just tourist bait—they also seriously benefit the surrounding neighborhoods and …

Hotels

The Best Free Things to Do in New York City

Ask any New Yorker and they'll tell you that the city is expensive -- thanks to sky-high rents, pricey restaurants, and $15 movie tickets -- but …

Louis C.K.

I Just Realized How Phallic "Saggy Clown Volcano" Is... And I'm OK With That

Ever see a cake so <i>deliberately</i> confusing that you're sure you're missing something obvious?<br>I mean, look at this thing:Someone went through a massive …

Cake Decorating