Tour the histories linking the two campuses of Columbia University, from Morningside Heights to Manhattanville, spanning back to the 1700s.
As summer fully settles in and the weather warms, June is the perfect time to explore the new outdoor art on display throughout New York City. Head to Times Square to view a virtual rainbow in honor of Pride Month, take a ferry to Governors Island to check out the three new installations at its Art Center, or walk along the Upper West Side to marvel at the work of under-represented artists presented through Art on the Ave. Be sure to keep reading on to learn more about art installations still up from previous months.
This May, be sure to check out the virtual bird installation, Bird’s Eye View, at Battery Park and Yvonne Shortt’s dog sculpture Peppermint.
To celebrate the beautiful springtime weather, be sure to head outside and visit some of New York City’s newest public art installations. This April, be sure to check out THE POEM sculpture in Times Square, Rockefeller Center’s The Flag Project in honor of Earth Day, and Midnight Moment's video Wolf Light. In addition, read on to learn more about art installations still up from previous months.
Some say that the Battle of Harlem Heights, fought in 1776, changed the course of the Revolutionary War.
Unknown to many, collections of cherry blossom trees in New York City come from the initial gift from Japan in 1909-1912 to Washington D.C.
With warmer weather on the horizon as springtime fast approaches, new public art installations continue to open throughout New York City.
On this day in 1965, Civil Rights leader Malcolm X was assassinated while giving a speech in the Audubon Ballroom in Harlem.
Now in its fourth season, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel is full of fabulous NYC-area filming locations that recreate a mid-century New York from vintage delis to Borscht Belt resorts.
Though much of Thomas Edison's work and research was conducted in New Jersey, Edison is closely connected to New York City,