Category: Exploring NYC

August 31, 2023
SusanSez Explores The Museum of the City of New York!

So I’ve been a docent at the Museum of the City of New York for many years. I became a docent when I realized after a difficult winter that I needed a destination at least once a week. As a fourth-grade student at P.S. 91, we visited the Museum when we studied NYC. I never […]

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September 28, 2022
SusanSez Travels Back to the Gilded Age in NYC

This week instead of going to another country let’s take a trip back in time to the Gilded Age in NYC. We’ll be taking a leisurely walk down 5th Ave from 103rd St to 70th St – so wear comfy shoes or you might want to give your tootsies a break and hop on the […]

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July 13, 2022
Susan Explores France in NYC!

July 14 is Bastille Day- Sooo to honor the day that Parisians stormed the Bastille and the onset of the French Revolution in 1789 I decided to check out the French influences a la NYC. What’s with NYC’s fascination with France? I guess the “French Connection” goes way back. It can be attributed to the […]

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May 22, 2022
SusanSez Explores Ireland in NYC!

Our tour will visit 4 areas in NY that are little pieces of Ireland in NYC. The first stop is the Irish Hunger Memorial, located on a ½ acre site at the corner of Vesey Street and North End Avenue near Battery Park City. It is an authentic 19th-century Irish cottage set on a uniquely […]

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April 30, 2022
SusanSez Explores Ukraine in NYC

If you find yourself in the East Village on 6th or 7th street you may just find you have arrived in Ukraine without even jumping on a plane. The culture of Ukraine, handcrafts, and food can be found dispersed right along the streets here. This was previously posted a couple of years ago but I […]

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February 1, 2022
SusanSez Explores China in NYC!

As you may know, the Lunar New Year is just about here! New Year’s “Eve” is January 31. It is the Year of the Tiger and as usual, the festivities last 15 days. New Year’s Eve  is traditionally spent with family and friends eating “lucky” foods such as:  Dumplings - that are associated with wealth […]

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January 20, 2022
The Holiday Train Show Bronx Botanical Gardens!

It’s not too late to experience one of New York’s Holiday wonders – The Holiday Train Show at the New York Botanical Gardens. It ends this Sunday, Jan 23!  Get tickets here. This year I attended the Holiday Train Show with my 3-year-old granddaughter Maya Shayne. To call the Holiday show a “train” show is […]

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January 1, 2022
Learn NYC's Famous New Year Tradition

HAPPY NEW YEAR EVERYONE! We wish you a rocking Year. ???? Times Square has been having New Year’s celebrations since 1904 when the New York Times moved uptown and opened its headquarters at what is now 1 Times Square. The original celebrations were lavish firework displays from the top of the building from 1904-1906 but […]

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December 29, 2021
An NYC Christmas Tree Tour

Christmas in NYC wouldn’t be the same without all of the amazing trees surrounding the city and becoming a backdrop for photos seen across the world.  It started as a German tradition but has evolved NYC into a winter wonderland. It might be late but still, Happy Holidays everyone! Join us in our Little Christmas […]

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July 15, 2021
Around the World with SusanSez!

In my blog I’ll be sharing ways you can join me through my explorations as we discover the food, culture and history from across the globe (all within 5 boros).

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