Photoville NYC 2019 is open as of yesterday, September 12th, in Brooklyn Bridge Park. The weather wasn’t perfect, but the rest of the weekend should be fine for the show.
A remarkable moment in time, AscendWithPride, a sun-soaked expression of barriers torn down, folks of all ages and genders. All walk into FDR Four Freedoms Park to appreciate and share gay pride on Roosevelt Island in New York City.
My invitation for the annual Sunset Gala Party in Four Freedoms Park, this year recognizing the 75th Anniversary of D Day, hit my inbox in May. It’s one of those events so special I dig deep in my closet to search for a pinstripe suit and a tie.
The Shrinking Empire State Building reached its peak in 1931. That’s just when the American economy hit bottom. The Great Depression was at its worst across America. They moved in opposite directions. It takes more time, though, to build a physical structure than it does to destroy a […]
FIGMENT NYC 2019 kicked off today In New York on Roosevelt Island. June 1st, 2019, Roosevelt Island welcomed its first FIGMENT NYC participatory art project in Lighthouse Park. The crowd for this fun family event was perfectly light, and it was manageable, under fair morning skies.
The Roosevelt Island Tram’s 43rd Birthday caught historian Judith Berdy’s attention. “Happy 43rd Birthday,” she wrote in a May email. The Tram evolved from essential resource. It’s now also an adventure drawing more tourists than locals who count on it for commuting ever expected. Or welcomed.
Walk the Brooklyn Bridge… That’s how my friend kicked off tours of New York City, herding visitors off on a hike up the Brooklyn Bridge. No need to go all the way up. After a few hundred feet, you see the city as you’ve never seen it before, and […]