Tag Archive | New York State

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 […]

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 – Space collections recently auctioned at Sotheby’s

    Mini Pop-Up Space Memorabilia Timed to coincide with the 48th anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar landing Sotheby’s displayed a wide variety of material from both the American & Soviet space programs., I took some photos so I could share with you some of the collection. I imagine that these items may stay in […]

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 […]