Wednesday, 23 April 2014

Cycling through New York in the TD Five Boro Bike Tour 2014.

Cycling is a very popular pastime in New York, whether it be for pleasure or for daily commuting and on Sunday May 4th 2014, the TD Five Boro Bike Tour will be taking place through the 'traffic free' streets of Manhattan, the Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn, and Staten Island.
Spectators can gather to watch and take part in the festivities along the route. 
Registration for riders is full, but there's always next year!
The tour is presented by REI, and co produced by Bike New York and the New York City Department of Transportation.

Monday, 21 April 2014

Earth Day NY, 2014.

Be aware of Earth Day activities in New York, Tuesday 22nd 2014, visit the face book page Earth Day New York. !

Wednesday, 16 April 2014

New York will Celebrate Maritime Services, Fleetweek 2014.

Stand by for Fleetweek on the 21st to 27th May 2014. New York will be alive with U.S. Navy Ships sailing up the Hudson River.
Sailors, U.S. Coastguard, Military Bands, Military Sealife Command, Parachute jump teams, will all be taking part. There will be military equipment exhibits, a flyover, Marine Corps Martial Art displays and much, much, more to celebrate and honour the United States Maritime Services.
To find out more here is a link to the Fleetweek New York Web site.......

Tuesday, 8 April 2014

We're going back to New York.

I'm so happy, we are currently planning a return trip to New York!! Having achieved a lot of sightseeing on our first trip we have compiled a top ten of places we intend to see on this visit....
A trip on the Staten Island Ferry.
The Empire State Building Observation Deck.
The High Line Walkway.
The Guggenheim Museum.
The New York Botanical Gardens.
The  New York Library.
Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Central Park in the summer.
The Brooklyn Bridge 
Manhattanhenge which is the main reason of our trip !
These are just a few attractions we will take a look at, we intend to have many other experiences especially in the food and drink areas.
We shall be taking many photographs and no doubt share our experiences with you.

Wednesday, 2 April 2014

Charity Treasure Hunt for Faberge Eggs in New York.

There is an exciting Faberge egg hunt going on at the moment in New York. 
The event is taking place from April 1st to April 17th 2014.
This fund raising treasure hunt has bought together famous designers, artists, architects, photographers and big named Brands, to create 260 large egg sculptures which have been placed at secret locations around the City.
Participants can download an app, enabling them to take part in the hunt.
I found more information from The Big Egg Hunt on Facebook.

Tuesday, 1 April 2014

A Castle in Central Park Manhattan.

A strikingly beautiful castle folly can be found in the middle of Central Park. Belvedere Castle gives visitors spectacular views of New York from its observation deck
It was built in the late1860's from local Manhattan schist and gray granite.