Category: 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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March 30, 2022
The NYC's Women of the Supreme Court

This was written in 2020 to honor the three New York Women on the U.S. Supreme Court- Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Sonia Sotomayor, and Elena Kagan. Sadly Ruth Bader Ginsburg died on September 18, 2020. I am continuing to honor her for her invaluable contributions.  It will be missed If I will not mention Sandra Day […]

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February 21, 2022
Learn NYC's Own Rosa Parks

In honor of Black History Month - Elizabeth Jennings Graham - New York's "Own" Rosa Park. Years before Rosa Park's courageous stance a young woman in NYC had a similar story. On Sunday, July 16, 1854, Elizabeth Jennings Graham a school teacher and church organist boarded a trolley at Pearl St and today’s Park Row. […]

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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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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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