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The Arts Help Us Find Comfort, Peace, and Unity

The Arts Help Us Find Comfort, Peace, and Unity

Robert L. Lynch  12.29.2015
As we embrace with joy and hope a new year celebrated world-wide through art, it is important to remember what was sacrificed to get us...
Pope Francis Brings Message Of Peace And Healing to 9/11 Memorial

Pope Francis Brings Message Of Peace And Healing to 9/11 Memorial

Paul Brandeis Raushenbush  09.24.2015
Pope Francis made an emotional visit Friday to ground zero in lower Manhattan, where he paused to offer private prayers and took...
Obama Marks Anniversary Of 9/11 Attacks With Moment Of Silence

Obama Marks Anniversary Of 9/11 Attacks With Moment Of Silence

Paige Lavender  09.11.2015
President Barack Obama marked the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks with a moment of silence on the South Lawn of the White House...

Touring the 9/11 Museum at Ground Zero

Steve Rosenbaum  09.10.2015
The trip is poignant and personal. You need to go when you're ready - and that's going to be different for each of us.
Tourist Brings Loaded Guns To 9/11 Memorial

Tourist Brings Loaded Guns To 9/11 Memorial

Associated Press  08. 3.2015
NEW YORK (AP) -- Authorities say a tourist has been arrested on charges she carried two loaded handguns at the Sept. 11 memorial in New...
10 Things to Do or Know When You're a Tourist in New York City

10 Things to Do or Know When You're a Tourist in New York City

Dawn Q Landau  07.29.2015
I grew up on the south shore of Boston. I've been going to New York City since 1975, when I made my first trip, with my 8th grade Social...
Richard Albero Concludes His Quixotic Trek on Behalf of Wounded Warriors

Richard Albero Concludes His Quixotic Trek on Behalf of Wounded Warriors

Robert David Jaffee  06. 3.2015
Richard Albero may not be a Bronx Bomber, nor a record-setting athlete, but last Tuesday, the day after Memorial Day, he concluded what...
Road Rules For Successful Cross-Generational Trips

Road Rules For Successful Cross-Generational Trips

Mike Bushman  05.28.2015
Taking my 70-year-old-plus in-laws on a 1,800-mile, seven-day road trip had potential relationship calamity written all over it.

A Breathtaking View 100 Ft Below Ground

Kevin Swan  05.19.2015
After living in New York City for almost 7 years, I feel like I am very familiar with most neighborhoods and certainly the many iconic...
Brian Williams Scandal Grants the 9/11 Museum a Second Chance

Brian Williams Scandal Grants the 9/11 Museum a Second Chance

Todd Fine  04. 7.2015
The fears articulated by the museum's advisory council are serious. For the institution to continue to ignore its own established mechanism...

A Young Pear Tree Brings Comfort to Grieving Children

Neil Willenson  03.30.2015
While this small tree will not singularly take grieving children from a place of sadness to healing, I do believe that it serves a reminder...
Ground Zero Greek Orthodox Church Begins Rebuilding, 13 Years After 9/11 Attack

Ground Zero Greek Orthodox Church Begins Rebuilding, 13 Years After 9/11 Attack

Religion News Service  10.25.2014
NEW YORK (RNS) Leaders of a Greek Orthodox church that was destroyed during the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center broke ground on...