[WATCH] Peek Inside Grant's Tomb, Morningside Heights's Best-Kept Secret

General Grant National Memorial in Morningside Heights opened in 1897 and is the largest mausoleum in North America, housing President Ulysses Simpson Grant and his wife, Julia.

Our friends at StreetEasy recently had the rare chance to film inside of Grant’s Tomb and shared it for all of us to see.

Among New York City parks, Central Park takes the cake when it comes to tourist attractions and grand monuments. A far more local and far less tourist trodden park, however, is Grant’s Tomb in Riverside Park. Nestled at the very northern edge of Riverside Park in Morningside Heights sits Grant’s Tomb, an impressive Neoclassical mausoleum formerly known as General Grant’s National Memorial. It is the final resting place of the 18th president of the United States and Civil War General Ulysses S. Grant.

Check out the accompanying article for more on Grant’s Tomb.

Let This Roundup of Cute Rain-Soaked NYC Doggies Brighten Up Your Gloomy Day

The weather has been rainy and gloomy for the past couple of days in NYC, but don’t let it get you down. Here are some photos of cute pups braving the rain to help cheer you up!

via Metro

[VIDEO] See The Old Coffee Warehouse in Dumbo Transform Into West Elm's Gorgeous Headquarters

If you have ever walked along Dumbo’s East River shoreline, you’ve probably noticed the beautiful, yet run down brick building which used to host an old coffee warehouse decades ago. The building recently underwent a massive restoration, preserving most of the original details in the century old warehouse.

One of the building’s first tenants is retailer West Elm, who opened their 100th location there, as well as moved their headquarters to the building.

From old coffee warehouse to a gorgeous West Elm.

via Curbed

Buttah, a New Bakery in Ridgewood, Queens Where You Won't Find Any Gimmicky Desserts

Buttah Bakery is a small, no-nonsense bakery in Ridgewood, Queens where you will find classic and straight-forward desserts, with absolutely no gimmicks like Cronuts or Rainbow Bagels.

In this video from producer Jessica Leibowitz for Gothamist, see how sisters/owners Kristen and Stacy Viola run their bakery.

A crush of new establishments have set up shop in Ridgewood, Queens, including several new bars, a music venue, and a bakery known as Buttah, which may be one of the best in town.

via Gothamist

Saturday, October 22nd, 2016: Good Morning!

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Good morning! Wishing you a happy Saturday, October 22nd, 2016 from all of us at Viewing NYC!

Here’s what the weather looks like in the City right now.