On this day in 1965, Civil Rights leader Malcolm X was assassinated while giving a speech in the Audubon Ballroom in Harlem.
The appetizing store, often owned and operated by Ashkenazi Jews, sells foods that quite simply go with bagels or other bread.
Despite the frigid weather conditions, public art installations continue to open across New York City.
10 locations in NYC where Martin Luther King Jr. visited and made his mark, including Carnegie Hall, Riverside Church, and City College.
As we usher in the new year, public art installations continue to open across New York City.
Though the year may quickly be coming to a close, public art installations continue to open across New York City. From the Park Avenue Armory to Manhattan’s Fifth Avenue, a dozen new art installations are available for view. This December be sure to check out Lisa Congdon’s large-scale printed vinyl murals for Rockefeller Center’s holiday installation, Cecile Chong’s sculpture display EL DORADO - The New Forty Niners, and the interactive monument Lenticular Histories at Prospect Park. In addition, keep reading to learn more about art installations still up from previous months.
Today, the greater Harlem area is split into three distinct sections: West, Central, and East Harlem. From containing the only remaining cast-iron watchtower left in the city to serving as the home for some of the country’s most influential cultural and artistic institutions dedicated to conserving the work of Black Americans, Harlem has much for us all to discover. Read to learn more about Harlem's legacy on New York City.
PASSING (L to R) TESSA THOMPSON as IRENE, RUTH NEGGA as CLARE and DIRECTOR REBECCA HALL. Cr: Emily V. Aragones/Netflix
Be sure to check out Thomas J. Price’s The Distance Within, Joanne Handler’s series Stu.pe.fac.tion, and the BIG APPLE at Bella Abzug Park.
This October, be sure to check out some of the city's newest art installations including JR's Inside Out project and murals in the 1st Ave and Bedford Ave L train stations.