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10 Figures to Better Understand 9/11

The events of September 11th 2001 shocked the world. Today, most of us are aware of how the events unfolded on that Tuesday morning and the main persons related to the attack, however there are a whole host of lesser-known figures who you might not know about. Daniel McWilliams, George Johnson & William “Billy” Eisengrein [...]

By | 2017-09-08T16:14:55+00:00 September 8th, 2017|NYC History|0 Comments

Top 10 Films Featuring the Statue of Liberty

As well as a structure, The Statue of Liberty is widely recognised as a symbol of hope and new beginnings. As such, Lady Liberty has made it into a number of feature and documentary films. Here is City Tales Sightseeing's countdown of the  top 10 films that feature The Statue of Liberty. 10. The Statue of Liberty [...]

By | 2017-08-23T05:37:47+00:00 August 23rd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

15 New York Street Foods You Must Try

Thanks to a diverse ethnic mix and the entrepreneurial spirit of its inhabitants, New York City has a plethora of quality street food vendors. Check out our list of 15 street foods to try in New York City… 1. The NY Pretzel You’re never too far away from a pretzel cart in New York and [...]

By | 2017-08-22T06:51:10+00:00 August 22nd, 2017|Places of Interest, Tourist Tips|0 Comments

Island of Hope, Island of Tears: Ellis Island’s Main Attractions

Any trip to New York is incomplete without a visit to Ellis Island. An island that would bring hope to so many and misery to a few - earning the nickname ‘island of hope, island of tears’. If you want to learn about New York, you must first take some time to learn about the [...]

By | 2017-08-22T05:24:24+00:00 August 15th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

New York in Summer: Top Rooftop Bars for a Drink with a View

Although America’s first skyscraper was constructed in Chicago, New York City is the proverbial ‘home of the skyscraper’. There are plenty of iconic view points in New York City but what about the viewpoints where you can admire New York City with a drink in hand? We present to you City Tales New York’s top rooftop bars [...]

By | 2017-07-31T07:26:25+00:00 July 28th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

4 Reasons Why a Private Tour is the Best Way to Experience the 9/11 Memorial

If you want to get the most out of your time in New York City, you should consider taking some private tours of the sites that really interest you. City Tales Sightseeing offer private tours around a number of New York City’s top attractions including the National 9/11 Memorial. Here at City Tales, our mission [...]

By | 2017-07-21T12:36:50+00:00 July 21st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

New York: 5 Museums You Can’t Miss

New York: 5 Museums You Can’t Miss With over 100 museums throughout New York’s 5 boroughs, it can be a difficult choice deciding on which museums to visit whilst in New York. Here are City Tale’s 5 New York museums you can’t miss… 1. American Museum of Natural History Located in Central Park, the American [...]

By | 2017-07-14T10:12:08+00:00 July 14th, 2017|Places of Interest, Tourist Tips, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Coney Island 4th of July Celebrations: Fireworks, Roller Coasters & Hotdogs

The 4th of July celebrations on Coney Island are certainly different. Independence Day on Coney Island features one of the most unique (sporting?) competitions in America, beach fun, amusement park thrills and an incredible fireworks display. Coney Island on the fourth of July is a feast for the senses. Nathan’s Famous Before we get onto [...]

A Brief History of Immigration in New York

Beginning in the 17th century when ‘New Amsterdam’ was established as a trading outpost on Manhattan Island in 1626, successive waves of migrants have passed through New York City, in search of a new life in America. Later renamed New York by the British, the city continued to grow throughout a turbulent 18th century establishing [...]

By | 2017-06-28T13:01:57+00:00 June 28th, 2017|NYC History|0 Comments