Frida Kahlo

Frida Kahlo

FRIDA KAHLO: Art – Garden – Life You don’t need an excuse to make your way to the New York Botanical Garden but here is a new exhibition that might make you want to get there soon. From May 16 – Nov. 1, the NYBG presents the first exhibition of the work of Frida Kahlo that examines her love for […]

May 17, 2015 at 2:00 am 0 comments

Photography Workshop

Photography Workshop

Photography and the streets of New York go hand in hand and this photography workshop will get you to enjoy both. Check out Street Photography at PhotoManhattan.com for their schedule with classes starting as early as May 3. Spring is here!

May 2, 2015 at 2:00 am 0 comments

Places we visited with Billy Rohan

Places we visited with Billy Rohan

Places we visited in the episode of Lost and Found: Billy Rohan LES Skatepark In New York City’s Chinatown Lower East Side, the L.E.S. Coleman Skatepark was a neglected park used mainly by skateboarders. In 2012, through a grant from Nike Gamechangers and the involvement of the local skate community like skate advocate Steve Rodriguez, the park received a complete […]

March 8, 2015 at 4:40 am 0 comments

Parade Week

Parade Week

March is a big month in NYC to celebrate the countries and cultures who help make this city! St. Patrick’s Day parade March 17, 2015 – 11 a.m. Greek parade March 29, 2015 – 1:45 p.m.  

March 8, 2015 at 2:34 am 0 comments

Ice Skating in Brooklyn

Ice Skating in Brooklyn

New Yorkers now have a new destination for fun in Brooklyn with the LeFrak Center at Lakeside. Two spectacular rinks (16,000 sq. ft., one covered and one open-air) are located against the beautiful backdrop of Prospect Park Lake. A great new option for spending the remaining days (and nights) of our winter. Open February 26 – March 20, 2015 (closed Mondays)

February 28, 2015 at 2:33 pm 0 comments

About Fading Ads in NYC

About Fading Ads in NYC

In This Week’s Episode… Booker goes on a walking tour through Tribeca, checking out vintage mural ads! To connect with Frank H. Jump for a Fading Ads tour in NYC, contact him directly at frankjump@fadingad.com. To find out more about Fading Ads in NYC and to purchase Frank’s book on the subject, visit Frank’s WEBSITE.                   […]

February 20, 2015 at 9:39 pm 0 comments

Timescapes

Timescapes

Sometimes one feels almost responsible when you have people visit your city and the weather is not good. Well, many of us feel like that with visitors in NYC this time of the year with temperatures low, and freezing wind. So if you don’t want to be outdoors for too long this weekend, we suggest a stop at the Museum […]

February 20, 2015 at 9:26 pm 0 comments

LET IT SNOW

LET IT SNOW

After NYC’s last blizzard frenzy, the “Two Feet of Snow” made headlines and was featured on Facebook and blogs throughout the internet. But there are more of us in NYC taking snow sculpture seriously and the High Line’s Snow Sculpt-Off provides not only the location but even a snow sculpture contest to support the art. Every time it snows in NYC, all the way […]

February 13, 2015 at 2:00 am 0 comments

Nat Geo Live! Comes To The Big Apple

Nat Geo Live! Comes To The Big Apple

In 2013, a 15-year-old Booker went to Washington D.C. to join other Travelers of The Year for the National Geographic Live Speaker Series. This was one of Booker’s best trips ever, and an evening he will never forget. So, when we found out that the series was coming to our home NYC, of course there was a reason to let everyone […]

February 6, 2015 at 2:03 am 0 comments

The NY Wild FF

The NY Wild FF

There is still time to catch some of the wild this weekend! The New York WILD Film Festival, happening from January 29-31 at The Explorers Clubon 46 E 70th St. in NYC. The films being screened are amazing including this year’s Oscar nominated documentary  VIRUNGA. “The New York WILD Film Festival seeks to inspire appreciation for the planet and concern for […]

January 30, 2015 at 2:00 am 0 comments