This week marks the 150th Anniversary of what many consider to be the end of the Civil War, when Robert E. Lee surrendered.
Flag Day commemorates the adoption of the stars and stripes on June 14, 1777. Celebrate this holiday by spending some time at one of New York City’s most patriotic sites. Herewith, the five places in New York that we find most moving and most stirring.
While Napa Valley deserves to be mentioned on any short list of the country’s top wine destinations, there are several other destinations nationwide that are worthy of merit.
Lynbrook auctioneer Phillip Weiss delightfully watched investors quickly move the bids higher, both in person and by phone.
Featuring many of America’s oldest cities, superb food, refined beauty and world famous attractions, the South has something to offer for all walks of life.
Despite the fact that no battles were fought in New York, its contribution to the Civil War effort was vast and far reaching.
If you’re looking for great natural scenery, small town charm, and a maybe a bit of exercise, our latest One Tank Trips installment is for you.
A ceremony was held Thursday at Woodlawn Cemetery in the Bronx to give the rare distinction of National Historic Landmark status to a grave site.
Tuesday marks the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks and Rudy Giuliani, who was mayor of New York at the time, says we have to remain vigilant.
The Bee Gees cofounder takes the “hallowed” stage to play two songs from his band’s back catalog, along with an old Civil War song that is “truly appropriate for the present.” Watch the videos!
Who would steal flags from Civil War graves? Authorities in Hudson, N.Y. believe that they have found the culprit in a rash of cemetery-flag thefts: woodchucks.
There is chatter that Chris Ward, the outgoing executive director of the Port Authority, might run for mayor of New York City.
For old timers, Hoboken University Medical Center will forever be St. Mary’s Hospital. Soon, it may be nothing at all. Gov. Christie Christie has now pledged state help to keep that from happening.
Stories From Main Street: Rockland Boy Restoring Historic Monsey Cemetery As Part Of Eagle Scout Project
Brian Negrin’s Eagle Scout project shows respect for those who came long before he did.
Greenwood Cemetery in Brooklyn, where there are at least 4,600 Civil War veterans buried, remembered the fallen on the 150th Anniversary of the start of the Civil War and Memorial Day.