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Buffalo Parks Delaware

Delaware Park  Delaware Park is Buffalo’s central park, occupying 376 acres (152 hectares) of meadow, lake, and forest areas. Initially called the Park by Olmsted, the park was later renamed Delaware Park because of its proximity to Delaware Avenue. Delaware Park includes the 243-acre (98 hectares) Meadow Park in the east and the 133-acre (54… Read More »Buffalo Parks Delaware

Albany Shopping

Crossgate MallCrossgate Mall is the largest shopping mall in the Capital District and located on Crossgate Mall Road, about eight miles (13 km) northwest from Downtown Albany. Opened in 1984, the mall was once among the tenth largest shopping malls in the United States. There are more than 250 retailers and restaurants in the this… Read More »Albany Shopping

Brooklyn Attraction Borough Hall

Brooklyn Borough Hall is a grand old building in Downtown Brooklyn constructed from 1846 until 1849. It is the oldest public building in the borough and a designated historic building in New York City. Brooklyn Borough Hall underwent extensive restoration work including repairs in the 1980s after years of serious decay. The restoration work involved returning the four-floor building… Read More »Brooklyn Attraction Borough Hall

Brooklyn Attraction Beaches

Coney IslandConey Island is actually a peninsular and the beach here is situated along Surf Avenue facing east towards the Atlantic Ocean. The beach at Coney Island is wide and sandy, stretching for about two and a half miles (four kilometers) and divided into bays separated by rock jetties. The beach is regularly maintained by the city… Read More »Brooklyn Attraction Beaches

Manhattan Parks

Visitors to New York City often describe Manhattan as a crowded concrete jungle. However, there are many areas in Manhattan occupied by green open spaces enjoyed by nature-starved New Yorkers. Most of the parks are managed and maintained by the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation ranging from the small covered lawns to the larger… Read More »Manhattan Parks