New York: a showcase tour

PHOTO ALAIN ROBERGE, THE PRESS The route begins in Herald Square, in front of Macy’s, New York’s first department store to have its windows transformed for the holidays, in 1870. Stephanie Morin THE PRESS Posted on December 13, 2016 at 10:16 a.m. Updated at 10:16 a.m. Forget the car, the metro, the taxi. The best […]

Christmas in New York | Press

PHOTO ALAIN ROBERGE, THE PRESS How many selfies will be taken during the holiday season in New York? Stephanie MorinTHE PRESS Posted on December 13, 2016 at 9:48 a.m. Updated at 9:48 a.m. The Big Apple knows how to party 365 days a year, but the city is never as festive, bright and bustling as […]

Explore New York State Caverns

Photo David Riendeau, special collaboration For 6 million years, water has carved the thick layer of limestone beneath its green hills, creating the largest underground in the northeast of the country: the Howe Caverns. David RiendeauTHE PRESS Posted on July 15, 2017 at 8:00 a.m. “Watch out for your head,” Jim warns us, just in […]

New York in the days of bargains | Press

PHOTO ARCHIVES GETTY IMAGES Access to the Empire State Building observatory is also covered by the NYC Must-See Week offer. STEPHANIE MORINTHE PRESS Posted on January 22, 2019 at 8:00 a.m. The first desires of New York escape usually appear with the approach of the long spring weekends. Yet it’s in winter – January and […]

New tourist attendance record for New York in 2018

Désolé, votre navigateur ne supporte pas les videos AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE Publié le 17 janvier 2019 à 0h28 Mis à jour à 10h46 La ville de New York a accueilli quelque 65,2 millions de touristes en 2018, nouveau record pour la métropole américaine, particulièrement prisée des Britanniques, Chinois, Canadiens, Brésiliens et Français, a indiqué mercredi l’organisme […]

New York eats in the street

Montreal said no to street food in the 1960s. Too bad. Because the New York experience shows us to what extent the trucks that roam the city as well as the food stalls inject a dose of gourmet vitality into urban life. When will the Tremblay administration think about the subject? You might think that […]

New York opens its photo archives to the general public

Photo taken from the website One of the archival photos uploaded by New York City Hall. FRANCE MEDIA AGENCY Posted on April 25, 2012 at 2:15 p.m. New York City Hall has opened its archives to the general public, now offering some 870,000 photos, maps and various documents on the Internet, retracing 160 years of […]

Times Square in New York will remain pedestrian

Photo ap Times Square in New York … without cars. Everything is therefore possible! FRANCE MEDIA AGENCY Posted on February 12, 2010 at 7:52 a.m. Updated at 7:55 a.m. Broadway, the famous New York avenue, will remain pedestrianized at the level of the district of Times Square after a year-long experiment, announced Thursday the mayor […]

New York: bike-sharing network to triple in five years

Désolé, votre navigateur ne supporte pas les videos AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE Publié le 29 novembre 2018 à 13h58 Mis à jour à 16h21 Le réseau officiel de vélos en libre service à New York va plus que tripler dans les cinq ans, pour atteindre près de 40 000 vélos, a annoncé jeudi le maire Bill de Blasio, […]