Shabana Iqbal

Hi, my name is Shabana Iqbal, and I am proud to call myself a New Yorker. I lived there for a good 15 years. I know everything there is to know about New York, inside and out. New York  is truly an amazing place, and this blog was very fun for me to write, because I got…

Ellis Island

Ellis Island used to be America’s busiest immigrant inspection station from 1892-1924. It is now an Immigration Museum. Ellis Island was an “Island of Hope” for many, but for every few handful of immigrants who were denied entry or separated from their families, it became an “Island of Tears.” This museum is a very educational experience. You can get there by…

Freedom Tower

The World Trade Center is America’s tallest building. At 1,776 feet, it has 104 stories, it will have office space, an observation deck, and world-class restaurants. it will open in 2014. By the tower, is a memorial which is open to the public with no charge. It honors the people who lost their lives in the attacks of…

Times Square

Times Square is located right in the middle of big , urban New York  City; sometimes called 42 Street. Its a place where it seems like people never sleep! It is lighted with so many led lighted banners, that at midnight it fells like its midday. Its a place where people from all over the world come to enjoy…