Tag Archives: Manhattan

NYC Is Hyper

It’s been a while since I posted a good hyperlapse video, so I thought that I’d share this amazing three minute homage to New York City. A Taste of New York, from Vienna-based FilmSpektakel, is a fun, frenetic visit to Manhattan that … Continue reading

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Subway Rhapsody

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Winter Wonderland

For 150 years, New York City’s major retailers have been going all out decorating their store windows for the holiday season. This year thanks to Google everyone around the world can virtually experience the festive sights of Manhattan. Just click … Continue reading

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Everything Is Illuminated

Artist Rafael Esquer first visited New York City 20 years ago as a student, but he never forgot the exhilarating feeling of Manhattan at night. Now as the director of a design studio, he has created a fabulous poster rendered … Continue reading

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A station in a station ( or a terminal)

Most visitors to Manhattan this time of the year head for the gigantic Rockefeller Center Christmas tree or traipse around gawking at the elaborate holiday window displays, but for me one of the highlights in New York City every holiday … Continue reading

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Blind Idealism Is Reactionary

American artist and graphic designer Barbara Kruger is probably best known for her text-based art. You see her latest major work from New York city’s ever-popular High Line Park at West 22nd Street in Chelsea. The text is a play … Continue reading

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Gimme an everything, hold the schmear

Those of us who were fortunate enough to be raised on authentic New York bagels (Google it) understand why artist Hanna Liden is celebrating the doughy gems with her pop-up sculpture project entitled “Everything”. For the next month, the Swedish … Continue reading

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Manhattan: A Cynic’s Subway Map

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The Twins Take Manhattan

Last August, I was fortunate to show up in Vancouver when the Brazilian street art brother act Os Gemeos was putting finishing touches on a huge installation on Granville Island. So I was thrilled to discover that “The Twins”, Gustavo … Continue reading

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Attention Visitors to New York City

Coming from a family that called New York City home for more than a century, I am constitutionally required to complain about the way tourists walk the sidewalks and comport themselves when visiting the city. There’s nothing like gawping tourists blocking … Continue reading

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