Battery Park Spring Tour 2023

Hi friends, welcome back! Today I’m taking you through the spring blooms in Battery Park. We live about ten minutes away so we get to see these pretty blooms often. I’ll start today’s tour at Zuccotti Park. After all the Christmas lights come down, this small park is filled with colorful tulips. Pumphouse Park is…

Lower Manhattan Historical Tour – Trinity Church & St. Paul’s Chapel

Hi friends, welcome back to part three of my Lower Manhattan historical tour. Today’s tour starts at the corner of Wall Street and Broadway with Trinity Church. Trinity Church dates all the way back to 1697 when King William III granted a charter to the church. The charter serves as the incorporation document for the…

Lower Manhattan Historical Tour – Federal Hall & New York Stock Exchange

Hi friends, welcome back to my Lower Manhattan historical tour. In case you missed part one, you can check it out here. Heading north from Fraunces Tavern we’ll turn onto Wall Street. Currently 55 Wall Street is an event venue, hotel, and residences owned by Cipriani, but it was originally built in 1841 as a…

Lower Manhattan Historical Tour – Battery Park, Bowling Green, & Fraunces Tavern

Hi friends, welcome back! Jon and I have been living in the Financial District for four and a half years, but we haven’t truly explored the historical sights we walk by almost every day. Before Times Square, Fifth Avenue, and Central Park, Lower Manhattan was where all the action happened and the north of City…