In this episode the guides talk about their favorite neighborhood in Manhattan. The guides goes from South to North on the Island, just like it was settled!
Macao Imperial Tea 54-01 8th ave I went into this tiny store front and ordered the seasonal “Pink Girl” iced tea. This was frothy and sweet. There was no description, sometimes you just have to order by name. It turned out to be a blended strawberry milk tea with a fresh strawberry puree. It was pretty filling. Macao does a series of seasonal teas. Right now they do have one of the VERY popular brown sugar milk teas that are popping up at many tea shops. They have locations in Brooklyn, Flushing Queens, K-Town in Manhattan and soon in Chinatown… Read More
The Hearst corporation has been around since 1887, growing from newspapers to magazines and television. The headquarters in NYC was originally built in 1928 at a cost of $2 million. This original building was saved and a newer 46 story headquarters built inside of it in 2008. The Hearst headquarters was one of the first “green” office buildings in NYC. The floor of the atrium is paved with heat conductive limestone. Tubing is embedded under the floor and filled with circulating water for cooling in the summer and heating in the winter. Rain collected on the roof is used in the cooling system,… Read More