Upper East Side

Upper East Side

Manhattan may be one island, but each and every neighborhood in New York City has its own distinct characteristics. Take, for example, the Upper East Side vs. the Upper West Side: there are significant differences between the two neighborhoods, even though both border...
The Union Square Neighborhood

The Union Square Neighborhood

Written by ELISSA GARAY Stitching together Downtown and Midtown Manhattan, this large, pulsating central plaza claims nearly two centuries of crossroads status within NYC, a thriving commercial, entertainment, public assembly, and transit hub set at the intersection...
Morningside Heights -The Neighborhood

Morningside Heights -The Neighborhood

North of Cathedral Parkway (110th Street) and south of 125th Street, Morningside Heights is dominated by several of the city’s institutions of higher education: Columbia University, its sister Barnard College, Union Theological Seminary, and a few smaller schools. It...

Spring Break 2019 Dates in New York

By Lauren Juliff Image Source/Creative RF/Getty Images Every year, the colleges and universities in New York state allow their students a week off in the spring to recover from midterm exams while enjoying time away from school. Whether you’re a student in the...