September NYC Events + NYC on YouTube (09/15)

Pre Covid-19 we searched the internet everyday looking for the very best of What’s Happening, primarily on Manhattan’s WestSide, so that you didn’t have to.”
We made it as easy as 1-2-3.

Covid-19 has required some changes for the time being.
Stay Safe.

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For September we are going to try a different format – “Top 10 Corona Culture” – updated info and video especially suited to these difficult times or NYC related visual info (Instagram and YouTube) or all the NYC news you need to start your day.

We hope you will come back often to see what’s cooking here.
Today it’s NYC on YouTube.

There are some very fine NYC YouTube videos, it’s tough to pick just a few.
Here are some of my faves:

Treasures of New York: American Museum of Natural History

Central Park – Everything You Need to Know

Best Food Carts in New York City

How to photograph New York City from a Helicopter

The best of New York City in a few days trip

Treasures of New York: The New-York Historical Society

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Harry Nilsson – I Guess the Lord Must Be in New York City

We hope you enjoy this change of pace, then please return here October 1, and every day for our daily, hot off the presses event guide with “Only the Best” NYCity event info.

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Lower Manhattan – Did you know?

New York City is a city of neighborhoods and no neighborhood has more spectacular sights, nor more important links to American history then Lower Manhattan.

The Gotham Center for New York City History, a research and public education institution, publishes “Gotham” a blog that is endlessly fascinating for scholars (and non-scholars alike) of New York City history. I am most interested in those essays that cover Lower Manhattan. Here are three more that I find especially compelling (j):

The Gateway to the Nation: The New York Custom House — The Gotham Center for New York City History

The Remarkable Life of Teuntje Straetmans, a Woman in New Amsterdam — The Gotham Center for New York City History

The Upper Barracks: Military Geography in the Heart of New York — The Gotham Center for New York City History

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Now, how about some other useful information during these trying times.

Actually Cool Things to Do in NYC Right Now – Thrillist

New York’s Reopened Museums: Where to Go and What to See – The New York Times

Edge Sky Deck Reopening: How to Get Tickets to the NYC Sky Deck Again – Thrillist

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STAY HOME FOR A BIT LONGER – MASK UP AND STAY SAFE.

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