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The Heritage Radio Network, a non-profit organization that focuses entirely on food cultue, records and has its offices inside recycled shipping containers in the backyard of Roberta’s pizza in Bushwick. According to Forbes, we learned that the network releases “40 shows a week” and has “a log of 7,000 episodes.” The network is live Monday through Thursday, and features founder Patrick Martins  conversating with both professionals and enthusiasts about “archiving, protecting, and advancing” the conversation of food in America. (more…)

Woolworth-Building-Mezzanine-Interior-Landmark-NYCTake a tour of the off-limits Woolworth Building

It’s an eclectic week of May 11th to May 17th with a Harlem food festival, preservation workshops and exhibitions, a video game festival, art fairs and more.

Monday May 11th

Ongoing: Saving Place: 50 Years of NYC Landmarks at the Museum of the City of New York

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Tuesday May 12th

One of our favorite quirky parks, Grounds for Sculpture, open is Spring/Summer exhibition seasonwith a new exhibition of five contemporary artists. Also in this park, you’ll find full-size, sculptural recreations of famous Impressionist paintings.



Exhibit of Donatello’s works on loan from the Duomo Museum in Florence, Italy

The Museum of Biblical Art (MOBIA) is celebrating their tenth anniversary season in grand style. They have brought us an exceptional exhibit of early Florentine Renaissance sculptures that have rarely been seen outside Italy.  Sculpture in the Age of Donatello is an exhibit of twenty-three pieces by Donatello, Brunelleschi, Nanni di Banco and Luca delia Robbia (and others), created in the early 15th century. (more…)

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On January 10th, 1978, the New York Landmarks Preservation Commission held a public hearing where 27 people testified in favor of having both Ablermarle and Kenmore Terrace become an historical district. The two small conjoining cul-de-sacs in Flatbush, Brooklyn are home to numerous homes constructed in both Colonial Revival and English Arts & Crafts Styles.  (more…)

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