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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... 


NBA Playoffs starts April 18, 2015: Book your tickets now!!

NBA Playoffs starts April 18, 2015: Book your tickets now!!
Starting Saturday, April 18 2015 is the kick-off NBA Playoffs! The New York Knicks ended the season at the 15th spot, last team of the Eastern Conference and won't compete the playoffs. The Brooklyn Nets will be present thanks to their last results. They ended the season at the 7th spot and are qualified for the playoffs. They'll meet the Atlanta Hawks (1st of the Conference). First of all, let... 


The One World Observatory will open on May 29 2015

The One World Observatory will open on May 29 2015
The Observatory of the One World Trade Center, the building where the Twin Towers stood, will open up next May 29th.Summary : The One World Observatory will open on May 29 2015 ├ Where is the One World Observatory located? ├ On which floor will the Observatory be on? ├ What can you seen from there? ├ How much will it cost to access to the Observatory? ├ Can you already book your visit? └... 


The Cecil: A modern restaurant in Harlem - CLOSED

The Cecil: A modern restaurant in Harlem - CLOSED
Harlem is not just a place for churches, gospel masses or jazz clubs. You can also find delicious places like The Cecil, an Afro-asia-American restaurant bar. Here is the detailed description of this great place in Harlem to make you want to go try it out.Summary : The Cecil: A modern restaurant in Harlem ├ What is The Cecil? ├ What is the atmosphere like at The Cecil? ├ What can you eat... 


Apartments & Hotels in New York adapted to people with disabilities

Apartments & Hotels in New York adapted to people with disabilities
If you want to travel to New York, do not worry about your wheelchair. There are many apartments and hotels with access tailored to your needs. I will show you a list of rental apartments where you can choose the "Disability Access" option, and a list of hotels in NY "normally" adapted. I say "usually" because I could not see for myself the width of the doors, showers ...So this list has been prepared... 


Chipotle Mexican Grill, a different fast food in New York

Chipotle Mexican Grill, a different fast food in New York
During your trip to New York, there will be days when you will want to eat something quickly to continue your visits. You have already passed all the burgers and pizzas in town and want something different ... So the Chipotle Mexican Grill is one of those possible alternatives. Chipotle is an American fast food chain with "Mexican" food. It has more than 1,000 restaurants in the world, most are... 


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... 


PXCom the company proposing innovative multimedia applications onboard

PXCom the company proposing innovative multimedia applications onboard
Who has been on a plane lately, playing with the screen located on the seats? You should have realized that the programs are quite old and outdated. Apart from the films, some radios and games, there is not much to do... I mean, if we compare it with our Smartphone or Tablet. Well I have some good news because I've just found an alternative proposed by PXCom. This company is developing a new concept... 


The New York Marriott Marquis Hotel in Times Square

The New York Marriott Marquis Hotel in Times Square
This hotel is really big and impressive with it's 45 floors, over 2000 rooms, 12 elevators, 3 restaurants (one of them is panoramic), a theater, a huge fitness room ... And all this in the middle of Times Square. I'll give you a virtual tour of this place. I'm sure that after reading the article, you’ll want to reserve your stay there, or at least have dinner or an evening at one of their restaurants.Summary : The... 


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... 


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... 


"Christmas in New York" a Christmas store in New York (a good tip in New York from Michaël)

Michaël was traveling to New York at a time when Christmas decorations were displayed in store windows. Some of them deserve a visit just to see how many Christmas-related items they sell. The store Michaël describes to you is open all year and sells Christmas decorations all year. If like Michaël you want to share your experience in NYC, check out this article. Memo NYCTT. "Christmas in New... 


Restaurants located in Times Square for New Year’s Eve

Restaurants located in Times Square for New Year’s Eve
A number of you are looking for a restaurant in Times Square to eat and watch the famous Ball Drop at midnight on New Year’s Eve. It’s a great idea but theoretically it’s more complex in reality since Times Square is mostly surrounded by shops and only a handful of restaurants which are not the best in town!! 🙁 If you’re up for it, here’s a list of restaurants of your choice 😉 I’m... 


The NikeTown store in New York - CLOSED

The NikeTown store in New York - CLOSED
Sportswear lovers visiting New York will love the NikeTown store.There's a new store in town Nike House of Innovation opened in November 2018.Summary : The NikeTown store in New York ├ What is the NikeTown store in New York? ├ Want to buy something in NikeTown? └ ConclusionWhat is the NikeTown store in New York? It is located on 5th Avenue, across from Louis Vuitton (at 57th Street). NikeTown... 


The Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N. exhibition at Discovery Times Square

The Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N. exhibition at Discovery Times Square
The Discovery Times Square is a center for temporary exhibitions. The exhibits are always very interactive, inviting you to participate and be part of the exhibition. One of the exhibits that drew my attention is the Avengers one. I became a fan of the Avengers after the Marvel's saga. I just went to the exhibition and wanted to share with you my experience. I have no photos of the interior of the... 


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... 


Hotel 31: A great value for budget travellers

Hotel 31: A great value for budget travellers
Just like the Latham Hotel, Hotel 31 is a great deal since it well situated in New York, it’s cheap and clean. It’s located close to 5th avenue, a 5 minutes walk from the Empire State Building and 25 minutes from Times Square. The staff is really helpful. The rooms and shared bathrooms are very clean at any given time of day. The prices are really good: $150 for 2.Of course, the hotel is slightly... 


Visit the Museum of the Moving Image in New York

Visit the Museum of the Moving Image in New York
There are many museums in New York, but this one is a little bit different, it’s the Museum of the Moving Image. It is a museum about film, television and all the arts that draw from both. It is a unique place in New York, with interactive spaces, to watch movies, exhibitions, games ...Summary : Visit the Museum of the Moving Image in New York ├ History of the Museum of the Moving Image ├... 


MoMA PS1: its avant-garde exhibitions, events and restaurant

MoMA PS1: its avant-garde exhibitions, events and restaurant
In New York there are two museums dedicated to contemporary arts: the MoMA PS1 and the MoMA. The latter is one of the most famous museums of contemporary art in the world. MoMA PS1 is like an annex museum, located in Queens. It is a museum that will appeal to amateurs of contemporary art exhibitions, and if you’re not one of them, even the restaurant is worth a visit. UPDATE IN PROGRESS - SORRY... 


Get Levi's Jeans at really economic prices at OMG stores

Get Levi's Jeans at really economic prices at OMG stores
In New York, many places sell Levi's Jeans, but the best deal I found is in OMG chain stores. If you have better plans, or if you already bought in OMG, let me know in the NYCTT forum.Summary : Get Levi's Jeans at really economic prices at OMG stores ├ The advantages of the OMG stores ├ History of New York OMG └ The OMG stores in New YorkThe advantages of the OMG stores   - They really... 


The Hotel New Yorker - A JP&Corinne good tip in New York

The Hotel New Yorker  - A JP&Corinne good tip in New York
If you’re looking for a great hotel in New York, JP & Corinne from the BPVNY Travelers Community recommended that you go to the Hotel New Yorker. It is one of the most famous hotels in NYC. They have stayed at the Hotel New Yorker during their last stay in the city and they wanted to tell us their experience. If you are also interested to share with us your best tips to visit NY, check this NYCTT... 


Apple Stores in New York

Apple Stores in New York
If you want to go to an Apple Store and see the prices of an iPod, iPhone, MacBook or any other product of Apple, you will easily find stores thanks to my following lists. Take advantage of the free Wi-Fi connection offered by the Apple Stores to check your e-mails... but I strongly recommend that you visit NYCTT blog to read my new articles, posting a comment on my Facebook or Twitter too 😀Summary : Apple... 


Kittichai Restaurant: a lounge, modern and romantic place in New York - CLOSED

Kittichai Restaurant: a lounge, modern and romantic place in New York - CLOSED
CLOSED 🙁 If you’re looking for a very nice restaurant with electronic music in the background (like the Hotel Costes), a dim lit place for a perfect lounge ambiance,  and very succulent and affordable dishes, I recommend that you go to Kittichai 😉Summary : Kittichai Restaurant: a lounge, modern and romantic place in New York ├ What's the Kittichai like? ├ An unusual tip for this restaurant ├... 


The best tips to change your currency before and during your stay in New York

The best tips to change your currency before and during your stay in New York
Before taking your flight to New York, you must have some money in your pockets! Don't worry, there are different ways to get dollars before leaving your country. First of all and as I always recommend, it's important to organize and prepare in advance a trip to New York. You'll save a maximum of money if you book your visits, attractions, hotel, tours... before heading to NY. Since I know that not...