Tag Archive | upper west side

NYC – West 70th Street to West 58th Street -Riverside Drive – a lot of glass

                        I did find a park amongst them and there were plenty of pre-schools along the way so I imagine quite a few people live in this area.  

NYC – Endangered Bird Murals

Every year, during May, Jane’s Walks organization puts together free walks throughout the boroughs of New York City. One that caught my eye was a walk in the northern Manhattan neighborhood of Hamilton Heights and Washington heights. It is a project that is attempting to create 314 murals of endangered birds. It is called 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 […]

The Magic Flute – Opera _ NYC Public Library – Performing Arts -Lincoln Center

Magical Designs for Mozart’s Magic Flute is at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts (Lincoln Center) until August 27, 2016     Let me begin by confessing that I have never attended an opera.    I happened to be on my way home from the Time Warner Building (earlier blog) and stopped in […]

NYC- In the shadow of ST. John the divine Cathedral – Notre Dame Church

  In the shadow of St John the divine cathedral – Church of Notre Dame – worth the visit. Many people read about and then visit the Many St John the Divine Cathedral. However, you may not realize by taking a short walk ( just a few blocks) there is a very unique Chapel – […]

NYC – Sinatra at Lincoln Center – now through September – Free

New  York City Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center   The free multimedia exhibition features never-before-seen photos, family mementos, rare correspondence, personal items, clothing, artwork, and, of course, music. Most of the pieces come directly from the Sinatra family and have never been on public display before.   Entering this exhibit you […]

NYC – Soldiers & Sailors Monument

NYC – Soldiers & Sailors Monument

In1893, a Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument Association was formed. It proposed a triumphal arch at Grand Army Plaza, at 59th Street and Fifth Avenue, however, after opposition it was erected on Riverside Drive. President Theodore Roosevelt laid the cornerstone for the monument in December of 1900. For years the monument was the terminus of New […]