Tag Archives: grand central

Did Scouting NY Readers Help A Guy Get Engaged?

A few weeks ago, I ran a post about a guy who emailed me for help in finding a unique New York location to propose to his girlfriend. I turned the question over to Scouting NY readers asking for original ideas (not the Empire State Building observatory!), and we received a ton of really great options. Since then, I’ve been ... Read More »

Abandoned on East 43rd Street

Each time I walk down East 43rd Street, I expect it to have been torn down: A beautiful Italianate marble building, 4 East 43rd Street has to be one of the few abandoned properties in Midtown. Nestled in amongst the skyscrapers adjacent to Grand Central, it has been decaying since I began my location scouting career over four years ago. ... Read More »

The Scouting NY Tourist Guide To The Big Apple

Dear Scout – Love your site! I’ll be visiting Manhattan for the first time in a few weeks, but I’ll only be in town for a few days. Can you offer any advice on what to see/do in my short time there? Thanks! – A Frequent Reader Every week, I receive a number of emails asking what I’d recommend covering ... Read More »