We have the mystery of tens of thousands of invisible gaseous chemicals. The poisons are far away, but it is here in our breath as we take the stuff of the outside city into our bodies.
That's what I'm facing, a return to the beginnings of the idea of Reverend Billy, a return to his first church - the pavement. This time not so much i...
The early-morning line for Shakespeare in the Park tickets is a realm unto itself, an eco-system unlike any other.
Sure, it's expensive and crowded, and you'll be paying high rates for a tiny hotel room, but for many, that's a small price to pay to see the one-of-a-kind city.
Central Park is one of the best places for families to enjoy in NYC. In every season, the park is endlessly entertaining for kids of all ages, from itty bitty babies who are content to sit in their strollers and look at leaves, to busy preschoolers who can't sit still, and tweens and teens who are beginning to take an interest in history.
The snow began to fall in New York City around 3am on Jan 23rd 2016. Throughout the day and late into the evening the blizzard continued breaking reco...
It is obvious that the mayor is trying to repay an old campaign debt to a group that supported him early in his quest for his current office.
Visit Central Park Zoo. Though small, this zoo is an enchanting way to spend an hour or two, no matter your age. Snuggle up while watching Snow Leopards cuddle and delight in the antics of sea lions and penguins. Laughing together is the ultimate aphrodisiac.
There's no shortage of jewels in Manhattan, and I don't mean Harry Winston. From the local family run restaurants to the elegant lobbies of swanky hotels. So, stuck in the city with no Vermont country inn with a roaring yuletide in sight? Don't fret.
If you want to know New York, get to know its street cuisine. I learned it early. Growing up in Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood, I would get a lunch of two hot dogs in steam-soft rolls from the guy who set up his stainless-steel pushcart on the corner of 17th Street every morning, rain or shine, Saturdays and holidays, summer-fall-winter-spring.
I've always wanted a house with a pool. But I live in New York City where homes don't tend to have private pools unless you earn your living say, stripping the Russian state of its natural gas supplies. Since I don't have that kind of job, I remain pool-less.
"It began in mystery, and it will end in mystery, but what a savage & beautiful country lies in between." This beautiful quote by poet Diane Ackerm...
It sounds like an old radio play: "Who knows what evil lurks within the hearts of men? The Shadows knows! Bwa-ha-ha-ha-ha!"
If you're heading to the Big Apple in the near future, make your first stop Central Park, its Autumn glory won't last for long. With every gust of wind, thousands of leaves fall. Soon the trees will be barren and stripped of their glow.
A.R. Gurney obviously feels strongly on the subject of dogs, so much in fact that his play Sylvia, is based on real events in his life.
John Lennon famously sang, "You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one." I'm reminded of this constantly. On Tuesday, October 6, I watched the dream of many come to fruition, all in the name of John Lennon, peace and imagination.