A number of online resources list free events and activities in New York City, such as the NYC & Company website, the Time Out New York website and the NYC Parks website. It is possible to search for events on each site by date, type and location.
Some important events in New York City history include the fire at the Triangle Shirt Waist factory in 1911, the stock market crash in 1929 and the terrorist attacks of 2001. These events are significant not only for their impact on New York City, but for how they affected the nation and the world.
The 2017 New York Fashion Week is from Sept. 7 to Sept. 14. Fashion Week in New York City will feature runway shows from designers such as Marc Jacobs, Victoria Beckham, Michael Kors, and Calvin Klein.Very few high profile runway shows are free or available to the public.
Some fun things to do in New York City include visiting Central Park, going to the top of the Empire State Building and taking the ferry to the Statue of Liberty. Other options include visiting Rockefeller Center and taking in a show on Broadway.
Events on a New York City calendar include parades, concerts and movies. Some events are seasonal, with examples being the St. Patrick's Day Parade, the Greenwich Village Halloween Parade, the lighting of the Rockefeller Christmas tree and the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.
The founder of the first European settlement in the New York City area was Henry Hudson, who established a Dutch settlement called New Amsterdam in 1609. This eventually became New York City when control was transferred from the Dutch to the British.
Some of the more popular banks in New York City include J.P. Morgan Chase, Bank of America, Wells Fargo, Citibank, PNC Bank and Bank of New York Mellon, according to Crain's New York Business. These banks form the top six largest commercial banks, as of April 2015.
Free street parking is always available in New York City, but drivers must check the signage around them because free parking blocks change every day. BestParking NYC has a map function that allows users to plug in their location, arrival time and departure time to find accurate parking regulations.
As of 2014, the estimated population of New York City reported by the U.S. Census Bureau was 8,491,079 people. This is a 3.9-percent increase in population from the 2010 census. As of November 2015, the U.S. Census Bureau has not published 2015 estimates.
A few neighborhoods to find good deals in real estate in New York City are Astoria in the borough of Queens, Crown Heights North, Clinton Hill and Bed-Stuy in the borough of Brooklyn. These places are ideal for buying property because of their up-and-coming real estate status.