A Walk Down 42nd Street in New York City – Let Me Take You There

Last updated on September 1st, 2020

If Midtown is the heart of Manhattan, then 42nd street in New York City must be its main artery. It’s only a two mile walk from the East River to the Hudson River on this historic lane, but you pass through a handful of defined neighborhoods in the process, each with its own distinctive flavor. You also pass by some of the city’s most iconic and decorative buildings, both old and new.

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PhotoPOSTcard: New York City’s 9/11 Memorial

Last updated on October 21st, 2020

For the 9/11 memorial in New York city, the footprint of the original World Trade Center twin towers has been memorialized as two large reflecting pools. The design, which is called Reflecting Absence, comprises two one acre waterfalls, the largest man made waterfalls in the US.

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The Best of Bushwick Street Art – New York’s Other Art Scene

Last updated on April 2nd, 2020

You’ll find that these days, more than just a tree is growing in Brooklyn. Wander the blocks around the intersection of Troutman St. and St. Nicholas Ave. in New York City and explore the mural art that makes up the Bushwick Street Art Collective.

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PhotoPOSTcard: World Trade Center Oculus – Not Your Typical Train Station

Last updated on October 21st, 2020

If you are heading to visit the 9/11 memorial in New York City, the first space you will experience is the Oculus – the train station terminal located at the World Trade Center. From the outside, the Oculus looks like a large white dove taking flight. On the inside, the Oculus is an all white, modern, large, open space. I found the bright and airy building with its soaring architecture very uplifting, not unlike being in one of the large Gothic cathedrals in Europe. A fitting prelude to the somber and peaceful 9/11 memorial.

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East Coast Meets West Coast – A Dale Chihuly Exhibit at New York’s Botanical Gardens

Last updated on October 27th, 2020

If you live within driving distance of New York city or are planning a trip before the end of October, I recommend a visit to the New York Botanical Gardens to see the current exhibit by master glass artist Dale Chihuly in this beautiful garden setting. Continue reading “East Coast Meets West Coast – A Dale Chihuly Exhibit at New York’s Botanical Gardens”