Tag Archive | Buildings

NYC – The Explorers Club -worth a visit

  The Explorers Club Walking to Central Park along  east 70th Street.  I was intrigued by the façade of a building that looked like it was Elizabethan England. I Crossed the street to have a better look and peered through the heavy metal door. Inside, it looked like a private club all wood and leather […]

The NYC Arches -Grand Army Plaza – Washington Square Park – Others you may have missed

The NYC Arches -Grand Army Plaza – Washington Square Park – Others you may have missed

What is the most recognizable monument in Paris? – Would it be the The Arc de Triomphe?  In NYC, we have several to select from but at least one person from Brooklyn may be more familiar with the Soldiers and Sailors Monument in Brooklyn’s Grand Army Plaza. The soldiers and Sailors Monument dominates the Plaza […]

NYC – Pop-Up Mini Blog -Contemporary Art – private works going before Sotheby’s auction

  Pop-up Mini Blog The following were placed, for sale, in an on-line auction. Many of these had not been seen by the public but are currently on displsy st Sotheby’s.

NYC – Brooklyn to Manhattan – walking the Manhattan Bridge

NYC – Brooklyn to Manhattan – walking the Manhattan Bridge

Getting There On my to-do list was to walk over the Manhattan Bridge. I gathered up my google skills and decided hat it would be best to cross from the Brooklyn side. How close will the subway get me to my destination – Jay and Sands Street? Will there be subways closures? The nearest stop […]

NYC – Backup Plan for Rainy Day

NYC – Rain makes for sudden changes Recently, I went to see a parade –IMMIGRANT’S PARADE  – but unfortunately when I got there it started to rain. I mean really rain! Click photos to enlarge So you are soaking wet and the parade gets cancelled, what to do? Think inside. Before I went to the […]

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 […]