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NYC Events – Small Parades – don’t miss them.

While walking around the city, I sometimes run into a small event such as a parade or block party. These are the times when the city really shows off its diversity.     Many people are familiar with parades such as the West Indian, Puerto Rican and St. Patrick’s Day parade. Occasionally though, the smaller […]

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 – Madison Avenue – South? Native Fashion Now comes to Lower Manhattan

Part One Lower Manhattan on a bright sunny day… hot, humid and in need of “coolness”. What better way to escape but to visit the  NYC Museum of the American Indian. The museum  is located in the Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House at One Bowling Green in New York City. ( more on this on […]

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 […]

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 […]

Brooklyn – Prospect Park 7000 pinwheels

Today,I traveled to Brooklyn’s Prospect Park to look at  7,000 yellow Pinwheels. The pinwheels — which range from 6 to 11 inches in size — span 2¹/₂ acres of the Rose Garden, a quiet corner of the park. Students from 40 city schools were asked to submit designs. Several of these were printed and folded […]