Tag Archive | travel

NYC – Asia Week – a look at some of the art on display

This past week was Asia Week in NYC. Many galleries presented a wide variety of Asian Art. Most are in private collections and are rarely displayed in public.  Many of the venues are free and it is a good way to see a wide variety of media. Note: the auction houses change often so calling […]

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 – East of Midtown – a walk around east 54th and 2nd Avenue

Here is a look into a neighborhood a bit off the grid of tourist areas.  I selected an area bounded by east 54th street, ast 52nd Street, and Sutton Place and 3rd avenue. Some people call this part of Turtle Bay. The area has very little to offer but I found a few interesting places of […]

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 […]