Tag Archive | People

NYC – NYC Public Library – Remembering the 60s

  NYC has so much to offer and many times you can enjoy them cost-free. The 42nd Street Public Library has rotating exhibitions as well as opportunity to visit inside a really big library with lots of character. An added bonus is just a few blocks away from Times Square, Rockefeller Center and maybe the […]

NYC – South Street Seaport – A rainy day walk

NYC – South Street Seaport – A rainy day walk Winter weather turned mild and ushered in a light rain. Not really “cabin fever” but just a chance to get outside and not freeze had me take another look at the South Street Seaport area. Purposely, I stayed away from the major tourist attractions and […]

NYC-Central Park-Bethesda Terrace-carvings

New York City’s Central Park is a must place to visit and the Bethesda Terrace (fountain) should not be missed. It is a magnificent terrace that has much to see – a towering fountain, a beautiful lake, a distant boat house and, often missed, intricate carvings on the railings and columns of the Terrace. Over […]

NYC – Talking Statues

Came across this and thought it would be of interest to my readers. From the web: “Talking Statues is an original Danish concept giving voices to statues through modern technology for the first time in the world. It became a success and later was realized in the cities of Helsinki, London, San Diego, Berlin, Chicago etc. The project in New […]

NYC – Revisit to Old Daily News Building and Grand Central Station at Christmas

Christmas update – Old Daily News Building& Grand Central Station Often, what is nice about re-visiting parts of the city is that there always seems to be something added or taken away. This weekend, I had a chance to revisit east 42nd Street between Madison Avenue and 3rd Avenue. I selected two older blogs where […]

NYC – Central Park – few women among many men -change is coming!

This is  an update to an older post.  For the first time in history, a bronze statue depicting and celebrating the achievements of women will join the myriad monuments honoring men, animals and fictional characters in the storied park. The city  plans to place the “Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony Woman Suffrage Movement Monument” […]

Argosy Bookstore – tucked away in midtown

  The Argosy Bookstore – oldest independent bookstore in NYC I am always amazed while walking around NYC  to find myself noticing stores and shops, well-known in the city for years, new to me. This along east 59th street, I noticed a bookstore that is one of those bookstores that when looking through their windows draws […]