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Governors Island »

Governors Island's First Snowy Owl Named After Revolutionary War General

The rare Arctic bird made its home on the Island for the first time this winter season, officials said.

Union Square »

Woman Chases Down Wallet Thief and Restrains Him Until Police Arrive: NYPD

The 25-year-old woman grappled with the thief to stop him from escaping on an R train.

Upper West Side »

Civil War Artifacts Go on Display to Mark 150th Anniversary

The New-York Historical Society is showcasing quilts, flags, uniforms, and other objects in a new show.

Washington Heights »

Morris-Jumel Mansion Hosts Post-Halloween Sleepover and Paranormal Show

The Morris-Jumel Mansion is hosting spooky events for $40,000 for a complete restoration.

Park Slope »

Taste Colonial History at Battle of Brooklyn Food Events

Foodies can sample Revolutionary War cuisine at events marking the anniversary of the Battle of Brooklyn.

Park Slope »

Park Slope Playground Reopens After One-Year Renovation

J.J. Byrne Playground got a $6 million facelift that references the area's Revolutionary War history.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

Met Museum Reopens American Wing After Extensive Renovations

The Met museum reopens its American wing, celebrating "Washington Crossing the Delaware."

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Ghost Hunters Chase Spirits at Manhattan's Oldest House

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.

Manhattan »

Ghostly Haunts in Your Neighborhood

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.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Three Uptown Treasures Featured in 'Open House' Weekend

Tours of three architectural treasures in Washington Heights are included in the ninth-annual Open House New York weekend.

Murray Hill, Gramercy & Midtown East »

CB5 Backs Artist's Bid To Dress George Washington Statue as Tourist

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.

Downtown »

Fraunces Tavern Museum Lowers Entry Fee to Attract More Visitors

The Revolutionary War museum Fraunces Tavern Museum will now charge $7 for adults, rather than $10, for admission.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Local Food Blogger Writes History of Ice Cream

Upper West Side blogger Laura Weiss recently released "Ice Cream: A Global History."

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

A Hidden Garden Inside Upper East Side Library

The New York Society Library, the city's oldest cultural institution, has a new show on books on gardens.

Downtown »

Fraunces Tavern Restaurant Aims for Thanksgiving Reopening

The tavern, which has been closed since February, is now being run by The Porterhouse Group.