The Big Apple
New York City has been called many things—“The Great American Melting Pot,” “Gotham,” “The City that Never Sleeps”—but its most famous nickname is “The Big Apple.” But where did this moniker come from?
On October 31st, we celebrate Halloween, a combination of pagan and Christian celebrations intertwined in a fascinating way. Ghosts, witches, and fairies are believed to be very active on this day.
The Fourth of July
One of the most celebrated events in the United States, the Fourth of July, marks the day that the Continental Congress adopted the Declaration of Independence, on July 4, 1776, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.