Tag Archives: New York

The Swimmer

I’ve just returned from a short road trip that took me to barrier island towns on the Atlantic coast from Delaware to Virginia. While I was staying in the lovely town of Fenwick Island in Delaware, I noticed the same … Continue reading

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The Oldest House in NYC

Having spent quite a bit of my childhood in the New York City Borough of Brooklyn, I am more than a little chagrinned to admit that I never visited the oldest house in NYC which is located there. In fact, … Continue reading

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Summer in the City

I can’t imagine a better way for book lovers to spend a summer evening in New York City than at a Books Beneath The Bridge event. Sponsored by the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservency and local indie bookstores, the atmospheric weekly event features … Continue reading

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Going Mobile

The staff of the Adirondack Center for Writing (ACW) in upstate New York partnered with the Book Nook in Saranac Lake, The Bookstore Plus in Lake Placid, TREES Adirondack Gifts & Books in Bolton Landing to visit small communities throughout the region that don’t … Continue reading

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“Thanx 4 Nothing”

I just discovered that the artist and Beat poet John Giorno died in October. You can be forgiven if you are not familiar with him, but in the 60s and 70s he was a prominent figure in the New York … Continue reading

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Bowie In Brooklyn

Tomorrow the critically acclaimed traveling exhibition David Bowie is will open at the Brooklyn Museum in New York City. The retrospective on the late artist’s five-decade career began at London’s Victoria and Albert Museum in August 2013 and has been touring ever … Continue reading

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Addicted to Street Art

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Honest U.S. Travel Ads

h/t Jeff Wysaski

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Chameleons of the Art World

Director Aaron Christian made this hilarious double send-up of the art world and pretentious wildlife documentaries. All of you artists and gallery denizens will recognize the creatures prowling this year’s Frieze Art Fair in New York City.

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Viewed Through The Monocle

If you’re a fan of Monocle magazine and media, then the newly launched Monocle Travel Guide Series is for you. Published by Berlin-based Gestalen, the slim travel guides will be priced at $15 retail. As you might expect, the full … Continue reading

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