Northern Manhattan is the home of one of the City’s most fascinating attractions: the Met Cloisters, which houses medieval art. Its tapestries, stained glass and lush gardens make for an experience you won’t soon forget. Awe-inspiring Hudson River vistas are an alluring bonus. The neighborhood doesn’t hurt for nightlife or dining, either. You’ll find a wealth of mom-and-pop operations serving Latin cuisine and drinks—“The Heights” are home to a large, thriving population of immigrants from the Dominican Republic.
Buoyed by rich American history, this hilly stretch of northern Manhattan vibrates with the energy of its largely Dominican populace.
With awesome events such as “Drums Along the Hudson,” plus multi-purpose athletic fields, dog run, trails and barbecue areas, this 196-acre park, which was used by Native Americans in the 17th century, is as functional as it is historic.
The Yankees' All-Star relief pitcher grew up in Washington Heights and on the Lower East Side.
The Yankees star shares his favorite hangouts in this video.
Find out the best things about the latest revival of the classic musical.
A visit to New York City wouldn’t be complete without a trip to the Metropolitan Museum of Art. And you will have more time to see it all with this convenient skip-the-line ticket. At the city’s most visited museum and attraction, you will experience collections spanning more than 5,000 years of culture, from prehistory to the present. The tour also includes same-day admission to The Met Breuer (Tuesday-Sunday) and The Met Cloisters, the museum's magnificent faux-medieval monastery in upper Manhattan that houses a rich collection of European art from the Middle Ages. Want to Visit the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York like never before?
The United Palace originally opened in 1930 as the Loew's 175th Street Theater, presenting vaudeville and "talking pictures." With its spectacular Thomas Lamb design, described by some as "Cambodian neo-Classical," it was the last of the five Wonder Theatres to be built in the metropolitan area.
One of the most famous churches in the black community, the House of Inspiration offers live gospel music and inspirational sermons in the historic 1930 building in Washington Heights that has served as its home for more than 40 years.
Grammy Award–winning singer-songwriter Cyndi Lauper and four-time Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein coauthored this musical comedy, based on the 2005 indie film hit of the same name. A young man (aided by a wise, witty drag queen) saves his family’s struggling shoe business by producing sexy women’s shoes…for men.