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A Manhattan Christmas!

by Rosemarie John December 19, 2011

The whole feeling of Christmas in New York is ignited by the lighting of the famous tree at Rockerfeller Plaza. Considered by many American’s as a country-wide symbol of the holiday season, the tree, traditionally a Norway Spruce, is illuminated by 30,000 environmentally friendly LED lights on five miles of wire. The kick-off of the season took place on 30 […]

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The Empire State Building Observatory – A Must Visit!

by Rosemarie John December 18, 2011

The best way to get a glimpse of what New York City is all about, is to head up the Empire State Building as your first pit stop. This legendary building has been the centrepiece of New York City’s skyline since its completion in 1931. Costing $41 million to complete, The Empire State Building is home to important international companies, […]

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Postcard: NYC’s Beacon to the World

by Rosemarie John December 9, 2011

Located on the Upper West Side, on the edge of the Morningside and Harlem communities of New York City, the Riverside Church’s edifice is modeled after the 13th Century gothic cathedral in Chartres, France. It’s gothic tower stands as a beacon to the world!

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