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New Tourism Push Asks New Yorkers to Think Closer to Home

By: Patrick McGeehan / The New York Times

Does luring a Brooklynite to spend an afternoon on Staten Island count as tourism?

Maybe not. But New York City’s tourism promotion agency is giving it a try in a campaign it plans to announce on Wednesday to get New Yorkers to explore more parts of their hometown. 541 more words

Back in the Borough: Take Awesome Photographs in NYC

Hi friends,

So I haven’t updated this series in a while, have I? With our days in this amazing city numbered, I wanted to make sure that I got through the last three categories I had mapped out, so welcome to today’s tour — the best places (in my humble opinion) to take photographs in NYC. 467 more words

Back In The Borough

Van Adventures Episode 21: New York

I have dreamed of coming to New York City for so long, since before even starting this trip 2 years ago its been on the top of my hit list in America. 1,289 more words


Dramatic sky over Manhattan….

Between 1967 and 1971, I commuted from Staten Island to Manhattan via the Staten island Ferry…..and I loved it.

No matter how hot and steamy Manhattan, the Ferry always gave me fresh air and sense of relief…and during the winter, it was warm, and served the best coffee. 46 more words