African Americans’ First Memorial Day In Charleston, South Carolina, 1865

The first widely publicized observance of a Memorial Day-type observance after the Civil War was in Charleston, South Carolina, on May 1, 1865. Continue Reading →


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Mayor de Blasio Announces NYC’s Public And Pools To Open On Time For Swimming This Year

Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced that the City’s outdoor pools and eight public beaches will open on time for the season. Continue Reading →


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Heading To The Beach, Health Department Wants To Reminds You To “Know Before You Go”

This Memorial Day weekend, the Health Department reminds beachgoers to sign up for “Know Before You Go,” a free text service in English and Spanish that informs New Yorkers if public beaches are open or closed due to water quality issues. Continue Reading →


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Hamptons: The Best Of Hamptons Summer 2017 At Southampton Inn

Ready for a Harlem break this summer? Well, the Southampton Inn’s envious location in the heart of Southampton Village offers guests a gateway to the best the Hamptons summer season has to offer this 2017. Continue Reading →


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