5 Historical Facts You Didn't Know About New York CityThe next time you gather with friends, stump them with five historical facts you didn't know about New York City until now.
An Epidemic: Top 10 Outbreaks In U.S. HistoryThroughout the years, epidemics and plagues have shaken up societies and cultures around the world.
2 South African Explorers Make History In New York HarborWith Lady Liberty as their witness, pioneering explorers Riaan Manser and Vasti Geldenhuys crossed the finish line, completing their trans-Atlantic rowing adventure with a long hug and tears.
15 Of The World's Oldest Bars (The Beer's Fresh, Though)Visiting local restaurants and bars is one of the best parts about traveling. Check out any of these old bars - most of which are older than America.
A Look Back At The History Of The Times Square Ball DropAt the time of the first New Year’s celebration in Times Square, Theodore Roosevelt was president, the New York Yankees were still known as the New York Highlanders, and it had been less than a decade since Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island and the eastern Bronx had been annexed to New York City.
The 6 Best Historic Trips & Vacation Spots Outside Of New York CityAs we prepare to honor our country's fallen veterans with the upcoming Memorial Day weekend, why not plan a historic getaway? The East coast is home to many historic sites - plenty within driving distance of New York. Which trip is best for your family? Here are some of our favorite historic getaways near New York.
A Guide To Women's History Month Highlights In NYCThis year, in celebration of Women's History Month, several museums, educational and governmental institutions, have planned events to raise awareness to the contributions of women in society and of the issues that women face.
'Phantom Of The Opera' Celebrates 10,000th Performance SaturdayThe historic performance at the Majestic Theater included a giant cake and special curtain call.
The History Of Valentine’s DayEver wondered how Valentine's Day started? We've got the answer for you...
Indulge Your Inner Know-It-All: Labor Day EditionLabor Day facts to make you the Resident Smarty Pants at your weekend BBQ
Teacher Uses Hip Hop To Help NYC Students Pass Regents ExamsFor the program Fresh Prep, one teacher created 24 rap songs that review U.S. and global history - hip hop fused with the New York State curriculum to engage hard to reach students.
Early American History Myths You Probably BelieveThese early American history legends may be conventional wisdom, and some are even taught in school, but they definitely are not facts.