Did you know that Liberty Island was once called Grand Oyster Island? Or that Ellis Island used to be known as Little Oyster Island? While pollution and overfishing have led to a lack of oysters in New York (although groups are working to bring them back), once upon a time these shellfish were sold as cheap street food — as one could stick a hand into the Hudson River and easily pull out an oyster the size of a dinner plate.
One of my favorite things about living in New York City is that there are constantly new perspectives to discover—Brooklyn rooftops, a wide expanse in Central Park, the tippity-top of the Empire State Building—and no matter how many times you’ve seen that skyline, it never gets old. But even after years of living here, there […]
Viator insiders love traveling the globe, but we’re also showing our own cities some love this summer. No matter where you call home, take the #ViatorMyCity Local Challenge to fill your summer with all the iconic activities that make your city great. You could win a $500 Viator gift voucher for your next big adventure! […]
While the apartments in TriBeCa — or Triangle Below Canal Street — may be out of most peoples’ budgets, the attractions and experiences allow even those without a million dollars to explore the best of the neighborhood. From interesting tours to eclectic restaurants to a rich theater culture, here is your guide to the TriBeCa neighborhood.