Strolling across NYC’s iconic bridges rank high on the list of quintessential NYC activities. Here are some built for pedestrians and bikers exclusively in mind.More
In 1964, Michelangelo’s Pieta made a journey from the Vatican to the 1964 World’s Fair in Flushing Meadows NYC on display in the Vatican Pavilion.More
Billed as the “first ukulele store in New York,” Uke Hut is also the only ukulele specialty store in NYC, located on a nondescript block of Astoria, Queens.More
We know Alexander Calder for his large-scale mobile sculptures but NYC can also claim Calder’s only terrazzo piece and possibly his only immobile sculptureMore
A wooden miniature Brooklyn Bridge is an unexpected addition to a Cobble Hill sidewalk, showing us once again that New York street art comes in all sizes.More
The Smith-9th Street Bridge as “Spectrum II” from George Del Barrio, Vanderbilt Republic
From tonight until January 23rd, the Smith-9th Street bridge transforms from its typical concrete structure to a background of colorful pattern. A half-mile wide and 90-feet tall “photographic monument” drenches the bridge as George Del Barrio, of creative agency Vanderbilt Republic, and …More
Illustration of the Kunz garnet from the New York Academy of Sciences Transactions 5.
In 1885, a press sensation erupted over the discovery of the “Subway Garnet” or Kunz Garnet, as it is otherwise known, underground at West 35th Street between Broadway and 7th Avenue. Eventually owned by the New York Mineralogical Club, the largest perfectly-formed …More
Welcome to part two of our series on the reuses of former homes. Today we’ll take a look at the world of Aaron Burr ghost stories, designer jeans, parrots and more in these historic buildings.
Islamic Cultural Center, 1 Riverside Drive, The Prentiss HouseMore
Unique architectural transformation of homes in NYC from the Cartier mansions to the tenement houses now Tiro A Segno, Waverly Inn, J.Crew Men’s ShopMore
On NYC’s Appellate Court on the corner of Madison Avenue and 25th Street is a discreet yet stark and deeply affecting Holocaust memorial by Harriet FeigenbaumMore
This weekend, the annual Art in Odd Places, will put out 70 thought provoking pieces across 14th Street in NYC, along with public even programmingMore
Carroll Gardens has its fair share of quirky establishments and we’d like to add Dennett Place to the list, nestled right next to the industrial Gowanus neighborhood. It’s really more of an alley made up of two to three storey attached houses. Unlike other similar streets however, these houses are sometimes jokingly called “Hobbit Houses.” The ground level …More