Times Square, Manhattan, New York City

One of the most visited spots of the world, Times Square in Manhattan, New York city, is a major intersection in Midtown Manhattan (at Broadway and 7th Ave). It consists of the blocks between 6th Ave. and 8th Ave from East to West and west 40th to West 53rd from south to north. According to Forbes, more than 35 million tourists visit Times Square annually.
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Cafe La Fortuna, New York City – John Lennon's favorite haunt, to be closed

Imagine…if rents didn’t rise, Imagine….If mom-and-pop shops didn’t have to disappear… I wouldn’t be writing this now. Anything to do with The Beatles is always in news.
Came to know that a café in Upper west side, Manhattan, NYC called the Café La Fortuna which was patronized by John Lennon and Yoko Ono, is having to close down. The café started in 1976, was run by (more…)

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Shopping in Manhattan, New York City – 34th Street, 7th Ave. to 8th Ave.

Continued from previous article, New York City Shopping – 34th street, 6th to 7th Avenue

Continuing on 34th street across 7th Avenue, there are more stores/shops one can check out.  This section between the 7th and the 8th Avenues has mostly discount stores and souvenir shops. On the left, after the Subway and LIRR station entrance is Garret Popcorn. The popcorn sold here are (more…)

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