Tag Archive | art

NYC – Alphabet City – Loisada Festival

Loisada Festival Parade   This weekend it was nice to visit the area of Manhattan called Alphabet City. It is different from the center of Manhattan, in the sense that it is more quiet and without the presence of tourists. There is not any major attraction to see, so you can go for a walk […]

NYC – West 70th Street to West 58th Street -Riverside Drive – a lot of glass

                        I did find a park amongst them and there were plenty of pre-schools along the way so I imagine quite a few people live in this area.  

NYC – Endangered Bird Murals

Every year, during May, Jane’s Walks organization puts together free walks throughout the boroughs of New York City. One that caught my eye was a walk in the northern Manhattan neighborhood of Hamilton Heights and Washington heights. It is a project that is attempting to create 314 murals of endangered birds. It is called the […]

NYC – fashion on Madison Avenue – East 70’s

Today I walked up Madison Avenue from east 70th Street to East 86th Street.( We city folk do a lot of walking!) I was impressed with some of the store windows and the quality of what they were selling.C ertainly, fashion is alive and well in this area of Manhattan. Here are my photos of […]

NYC – enjoy a private art gallery

NYC – enjoy a private art gallery   NYC offers you an opportunity to visit many famous museums. Often though, you may find some of best art there the “other” place might be appreciating works of art in a private gallery. Sometimes it is great to imagine yourself   a person of means. Walking  around  the […]

bank notes

Images of Value The Artwork Behind U.S. Security Engraving 1830s-1980s   Grolier Club – 47 East 60th Street February 22-April 29, 2017 I happened to come across this exhibition by chance. In a previous post I mentioned going to the St. Pat’s parade and finding a 9 ft. Statue of Liberty on East 61st Street. […]

NYC – Statue of Liberty – Mini

NYC – Statue of Liberty – Mini

Today,  I was off to watch the St Patrick’s Day Parade. I thought that the area  around the east 60’s and Central Park would be best. From the subway at Lexington Ave I made my way down Lex to east 61st Street On my walks I slow my pace and try to enjoy the walk […]