Columbus Sets Sail from Spain

On Aug. 3rd, back in 1492, many worlds began to end and others began anew as Christopher Columbus set sail from Spain on his first voyage. They spotted a “new world” later in October. In March of 1493 Columbus returned back to Spain. Upon his return, the Admiral of the Ocean Sea immediately wrote a …

Iconic Soul Food in Harlem

One of the most fascinating ways different cultures distinguish themselves is through culinary traditions. Nowadays, Americans of African descent enjoy a flavorful cuisine that has been elevated to equal footing with other gourmet traditions. It’s called Soul Food. For some of the best Soul Food In Harlem, head to Harlem where you will not be …

Idlewild Field – aka JFK Airport – Dedicated

Prior to being renamed in honor of President John F. Kennedy in 1963, New York’s largest airport was called Idlewild Field.   Idlewild was officially dedicated on July 31, 1948 in a ceremony presided by President Harry S. Truman and other officials: The airport was officially named New York International Airport, Anderson Field. Anderson was …

Americans Trust in God

The United States is a country established in the clear separation of church and state. How come the word “God” is inscribed in every monetary note and coin in the United States? The reason for this is because on this date (July 30), back in 1956, the phrase “In God We Trust” was adopted as …