NYC -The National Museum of the American Indian -Lower Manhattan – Free

The National Museum of the American Indian This is one building you can’t miss! One Bowling Green facing Broadway and Trinity Streets. Just a stones throw from the famous “Wall Street Bull”. And, only a short walk from Castle Clinton and the Statue of Liberty boat entrance.       The U.S. Custom House is […]

NYC – Chelsea – Rubin Art Museum

NYC – Chelsea – Rubin Art Museum Chelsea is known for its art galleries, hotels, restaurants, and nightlife that cater to an energetic crowd. It is home to numerous galleries, with the epicenter of the art scene out on 10th and 11th avenues.  and the area of West Chelsea  has become a new global center […]

NYC – New York City Questions – New-York Historical Society

Here is some trivia from the New – York Historical Society. They might come in handy at your next family gathering or for use during a long trip.   Questions about New York City How Much Horse Manure Was Deposited on the Streets of New York City Before the Advent of the Automobile, and What Happened […]

Sunday at Sotheby’s – well not really!

Really not Sunday but visited on a Friday. I often stop at Sotheby’s just to look at what is on exhibition. It is one of the many free things to do in NYC. Similar auction houses are Christie’s, Doyles and Bonham’s as well as several others scattered around the city. Often there are several floors that […]

NYC – Sinatra at Lincoln Center – now through September – Free

New  York City Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center   The free multimedia exhibition features never-before-seen photos, family mementos, rare correspondence, personal items, clothing, artwork, and, of course, music. Most of the pieces come directly from the Sinatra family and have never been on public display before.   Entering this exhibit you […]

NYC – behind the Jewish, Cooper-Hewitt and Guggenheim Museums

The area behind the Jewish, Cooper-Hewitt and Guggenheim Museums is a path less traveled. I imagine that many tourists visit  upper east side museums and looking in their guidebooks cannot find anything else of interest to see in this upper east side area. So they stay either stay on 5th Avenue or come across from […]

NYC – Grand Central -Sochi – Trains

NYC –Olympics – Grand Central Terminal –Trains A few days ago, on my walk,  I had the chance to find my “younger self” by going to the Grand Central Terminal. The terminal in itself is a wondrous place to visit and is full of hidden treasures. On this day, two added attractions were available to […]