You'll find Central Park smack dab in the middle of New York with many of the city's best museums on either side.
Check out the Upper East Side -- particularly Madison Avenue, between 50th and 99th streets -- for high fashion. Meanwhile, Queens offers the Queens Museum of Art, memorabilia from two Worlds Fairs, a fabulous panoramic model of New York City, contemporary art at Public School No.
Forget what you remember about the Rubik’s Cube that’s gathering dust in your mother’s attic with your old He-Mans.
The iconic puzzle that gripped the public’s imagination and fell into disfavor just as quickly in the 1980s is enjoying a major renaissance.
A city of endless possibilities, high energy and great diversity, New York has always been the benchmark for first-rate dining, unparalleled shopping and cultural activity.
For visitors, it's an exciting city and, at times, is more than a little intimidating.
This was the first European settlement in the state.
It was settled by Dutch colonists who in 1614, built Fort Nassau for fur trading and Fort Orange in 1624.
It's always possible to stumble upon an unforgettable meal -- an oven-fresh slice of perfect pizza, Chinese food in Chinatown or a haute-cuisine dinner by candlelight.
The views from the Staten Island Ferry are a knockout, and downtown nightlife will keep you busy in the city that never sleeps.
They formed successful relations with both the Mahican and the Mohawk peoples, two major Native American nations in the region.