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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 […]

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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 – 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 […]

New York City Christmas… How much do you know about Christmas?

New York City Christmas… How much do you know about Christmas?

How much do you know about Christmas? You are probably familiar with these New Yorkers who helped establish the representation of Santa Claus. Washington Irving popularized the character with his “Knickerbocker’s History of New York” in 1809, which was an imaginative tale of a jolly Saint Nicholas in colonial attire who climbed down chimneys, unlike the […]

NYC – Visitors Check List – things to do – must see places -don’t miss

Updated July 2016 Visiting a city for the first time can be confusing but one of the benefits can also be exciting. Imagine yourself exploring parts of the city and finding the unexpected.  This Blog will give you some of the highlights of NYC. However, the city is best experienced if you wander past the […]

NYC – East Village_ St Mark’s Place – Theatre 80 – Original Hollywood Theater?

  As I was looking at the Mosaic Lampposts on 8th Street and St Marks Place, I tried to remember what the street looked like back in the late 60’s. I was not part of the culture but simply a tourist looking at the strange goings-on in the East Village. The street was crowded and […]

NYC – Sotheby’s – At Home Designer SHowcase

  At Home designer show house  Sotheby’s If you follow my blog you know that,occasionally, I drop into Sotheby’s Auction House. It is a living museum that is free. Also, I write and show photos because it in an out-0f-the-way location. I imagine most readers will never get to visit this part of Manhattan East […]