The 25-year-old woman grappled with the thief to stop him from escaping on an R train.
The New-York Historical Society is showcasing quilts, flags, uniforms, and other objects in a new show.
The Morris-Jumel Mansion is hosting spooky events for $40,000 for a complete restoration.
Foodies can sample Revolutionary War cuisine at events marking the anniversary of the Battle of Brooklyn.
J.J. Byrne Playground got a $6 million facelift that references the area's Revolutionary War history.
The Met museum reopens its American wing, celebrating "Washington Crossing the Delaware."
DNAinfo tagged along as a paranormal investigation team scoped out the site of many supernatural rumors at the Morris-Jumel mansion, the oldest house in Manhattan.
From Inwood Hill Park, to the Merchant House Museum in NoHo and the Upper West Side's the Dakota, Manhattan is full of haunted locations for those in need of a real Halloween scare.
Tours of three architectural treasures in Washington Heights are included in the ninth-annual Open House New York weekend.
Community Board 5's Parks Committee voted unanimously in favor of an artist's bid to dress the George Washington Statue in Union Square in tourist gear.
The Revolutionary War museum Fraunces Tavern Museum will now charge $7 for adults, rather than $10, for admission.
Upper West Side blogger Laura Weiss recently released "Ice Cream: A Global History."
The New York Society Library, the city's oldest cultural institution, has a new show on books on gardens.
The tavern, which has been closed since February, is now being run by The Porterhouse Group.
The 234th anniversary of Nathan Hale's death was observed in a ceremony at his statue in City Hall Park on Wednesday.
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