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Discover the One World Observatory

Discover the One World Observatory
About 11 years after the attacks of September 11, history is being re-written in New York with the opening of a new observatory: One World Observatory. On May 29, 2015, the day of the official opening, I went there 2 times in order to provide you enough information and photos showing the inside of the building... and I also met the Mayor of New York, Bill de Blasio! ☺ Summary : Discover the... 


Skate parks in New York

Skate parks in New York
If you’re a skate fan or your kid likes anything related to skate including skateboarding, roller skates or BMX and want to see New Yorkers practicing or you want to participate with them then I’ve got you covered 😉 I will show you places where skating is practiced in New York, including Manhattan and the other boroughs: Queens, the Bronx, Staten Island, Brooklyn and even in upstate NYC and... 


Watch the Manhattanhenge in May and July 2017 in New York

Watch the Manhattanhenge in May and July 2017 in New York
During the year, you’ll be able to witness a spectacular phenomenon in New York, the Manhattanhenge. It’s a really great tip in New York since you just have to stand in a particular direction and enjoy the show. I'll explain everything you need to know about this event which takes place every year in New York: how, when and where it occurs and of course, you’ll get to see some great photos!!! Index  Watch... 


Take a helicopter tour in New York

Take a helicopter tour in New York
A helicopter tour of the city is just fabulous.Another good tip for your next trip to New York City! 🙂 Summary : Take a helicopter tour in New York ├ Why is it absolutely necessary to fly a helicopter in New York? ├ Which helicopter tour company to choose from? ├ Which helicopter tour packages are available? ├ When is the best time of the day to enjoy the helicopter... 


Go for a walk and discover the High Line in New York

Go for a walk and discover the High Line in New York
If there’s a place I recommend 100% while visiting New York, it’s the High Line!!! Since the opening of this elevated and original promenade, it allows you to discover New York from a different angle. Let me explain to you the history, the design, what you can do and where you gain access to the High Line. Summary : Go for a walk and discover the High Line in New York ├ The history of... 


What to do in Central Park?

What to do in Central Park?
A trip to New York goes through Central Park. It is impossible to miss this large park in the city's center. It was created in 1857 and measures 341 hectares. I cannot imagine all the activities that you can do in the park! I will give you some ideas in this article. Summary : What to do in Central Park? ├ Central Park in any season ├ Central Park for athletes ├ Central Park Bike Ride ├... 


Visit New York in 1 day: it’s possible!!!

Visit New York in 1 day: it’s possible!!!
When I say “visit New York in 1 day: it’s possible”, of course you won’t be able to see as much as if you were staying for 1 or 2 weeks or even a month. And yes, I agree, I must admit, it’s a bit presumptuous. Nonetheless, I can guaranty you it’s possible to see the majority of the attractions in New York. This is going to be a very busy and exhausting day, but trust me you’ll be amazed!!! So... 


Where to take the best pictures of New York?

Where to take the best pictures of New York?
For photography amateurs, New York is the perfect city to take pictures: thanks to its famous skyscrapers, the New York architecture, and the different perspectives of NYC... In this article I try to give my best tips to take great photos of New York from different places. I'm not able to indicate all of them but those which draw my attention 😉 Summary : Where to take the best pictures of New... 


Discover The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

Discover The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
On your next upcoming trip to New York, make sure to schedule your visits as best as you can and take some time to see The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum. Should you visit this museum located on Pier 86 on an aircraft carrier along the Hudson displaying planes like F16, helicopters, a Concorde and even a spaceship? I will try to answer to all of your questions in this article but I personally... 


When to visit the Empire State Building and the Top of the Rock?

When to visit the Empire State Building and the Top of the Rock?
If you’re traveling to New York, I assume you are looking forward to visit the Empire State Building or the Top of the Rock. Do you know when it's better to visit both observatories? I’m giving you options visit them in the best possible way: - Discover the best of New York - Discover both sides of New York: day and night - Avoid long lines - Take the time to snap great pictures Summary When... 


Photo sessions in New York with Johnny

Photo sessions in New York with Johnny
I’d like to introduce Johnny who offers a high quality photo-shoot at a good price in New York. Johnny is a very nice and professional photographer. Summary : Photo sessions in New York with Johnny ├ Hello Johnny, can you introduce yourself to the NYCTT community? ├ What are you doing in New York? ├ What do you like to do in your free time? ├ How much is the photo shoot? ├ How can we... 


Top of the Rock at Rockefeller Center

Top of the Rock at Rockefeller Center
The Rock, located at the Rockefeller Center in New York (W 52th Street / 6th Avenue) its home to many offices such NBC studios and Radio City Music Hall. The Top of the Rock is a 69-story building with observatory deck on the last 3 floors. Even if Rockefeller Center isn’t the highest building in New York (this title goes to the new World Trade Center), it remains the best place to enjoy a magnificent... 


How to visit the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island?

How to visit the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island?
The Statue of Liberty is a must-see attraction if you’re traveling to New York. Miss Liberty is omnipresent, you can even see the Statue before landing! You can see it from Manhattan, the ferry, from a helicopter, you can even visit the crown! Right next to Liberty island, I invite you to explore Ellis Island which now houses the Museum of Immigration. A place full of history and emotion! Summary : How... 


One World Trade Center Projects

One World Trade Center Projects
The September 11, 2001 is a date that has marked many of us, one day you will always remember. Almost 13 years after the attacks on the World Trade Center, this part of the Financial District has slowly been remodeled under the mandate of Larry A. Silvertrein, a businessman from New York. Several projects are under construction or will start later on in the future. Summary : One World Trade Center... 


The New York Botanical Garden in the Bronx

The New York Botanical Garden in the Bronx
The New York Botanical Garden in the Bronx, is simply one of the finest and largest gardens in the world. Its abundance in wealth and it allows you to have fun during all four seasons of the year. Here are all the reasons i can give you, too want to go and visit. The many photos of my visit in early October. Of course if you go in a different season, the Botanical Garden of NYC will be a different... 


Visit the largest zoo in the US, the Bronx Zoo

Visit the largest zoo in the US, the Bronx Zoo
If you want to discover a wonderful zoo during your trip to New York, go to the Bronx Zoo. Being simply the largest zoo in the United States, you will discover many magnificent species like tigers, gorillas, polar bears ... in suitable, very natural environments. It can not be explored in only 1 hour like the Central Park Zoo, but it's really worth. Here is a description of this zoo after visiting... 


Humans of New York, a must-have book if you are a street photo lover

Humans of New York, a must-have book if you are a street photo lover
Brandon Stanton created Humans of New York in 2010, and since then it has been a great success! His blog has over 10.000 photos, his Facebook has more than 11 million fans and lots of books sold in these past years. This American photographer is someone special 😉 Summary : Humans of New York, a must-have book if you are a street photo lover ├ History of Brandon Stanton ├ What's his personal... 


The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)

The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) was founded in 1929 by three rich collectors (one of them, John D. Rockefeller Jr) who wanted to offer a contemporary alternative to the MET (Metropolitan Museum). The paintings of Jackson Pollock, Picasso, Dali, Matisse, Mondrian, Cezanne, Van Gogh, Barnett Newman ... are priceless. For lovers of modern art, the MoMA is a paradise. It should be noted that there are... 


Adorama Rental Co: the best store in New York to rent photo equipment

Adorama Rental Co: the best store in New York to rent photo equipment
If you want to rent a camera and/or video equipment at a good price in New York, Adorama Rental Co is a real good deal in NY. Summary : Adorama Rental Co: the best store in New York to rent camera equipment ├ What kind of equipment will you find at Adorama Rental Co? ├ What are the rates at Adorama Rental Co? ├ How to rent equipment at the Adorama Rental Co? ├ When to make the reservation... 


NYCTT Portfolio: the Staten Island Ferry

NYCTT Portfolio: the Staten Island Ferry
To complete the photo collection of NYCTT, I suggest a new portfolio theme: The Staten Island Ferry. Summary : NYCTT Portfolio: the Staten Island Ferry ├ What is the category of NYCTT Portfolio? ├ Where can you send your photo's? ├ The NYCTT portfolio: the ferry to Staten Island ├ History of Staten Island Ferry └ The NYCTT portfolio Staten Island Ferry What is the category of NYCTT Portfolio? This... 


NYCTT Portfolio: "VJ Day in Times Square"

NYCTT Portfolio:
The “NYCTT Portfolio” is a new category of the blog, in which I invite you to participate by sending pictures of different places of New York. Summary : NYCTT Portfolio: "VJ Day in Times Square" ├ What is the portfolio category in NYCTT? ├ How do you know which picture to send? ├ Where to send the photos? ├ Where was the site chosen to launch the portfolio category? ├ Address of the... 


NYCTT Portfolio: Brooklyn Bridge Park

NYCTT Portfolio: Brooklyn Bridge Park
Let me introduce you to a new category of NYCTT: the portfolios. It’s kind of a photo collection on specific themes. This one is about The Brooklyn Bridge Park and its panoramic view of Manhattan. It is a very nice park that offers a unique view of New York. If you went there and took some pictures, you can now share them with us! Summary : NYCTT Portfolio: Brooklyn Bridge Park ├ What is this... 


Chart House, a restaurant in New Jersey with a nice view over Manhattan (A NYCTT by Olivier)

Chart House, a restaurant in New Jersey with a nice view over Manhattan (A NYCTT by Olivier)
Olivier and Stephanie, NYCTT community members, share with us a good deal for a restaurant in New York: The Chart House. The restaurant is not in Manhattan, nor in New York City, it is on the other side of the Hudson River, in Weehawken, New Jersey. It offers an amazing view over New York’s skyline. I want to thank you for sharing with us your experience. Remember, if you want to share with us a... 


Winter tips to drink, eat and enjoy amazing views in New York

Winter tips to drink, eat and enjoy amazing views in New York
For your next upcoming trip to New York, you might want to visit some cute and friendly bars/restaurants with amazing views of the city. I recommend 7 bars/restaurants for you to try during the winter season in New York!!! Summary: Winter tips to drink, eat and enjoy amazing views in New York ├ The Center Bar – 10 Columbus Circle ├ The Celsius – Bryant Park ├ The Gaonnuri ├ The Haven Rooftop ├... 


Photos of New York: past and present

Photos of New York: past and present
I recently discovered these amazing photos of New York dating back from 1920 to 1960 for the black and white prints and color ones for the most recent. You’ll see the difference between "now and then" with New York landmarks such as Columbus Circle, Grand Central, Central Park, the High Line, the Financial District, the Twin Towers, the Brooklyn Bridge and more… Here’s a little present of New...