NEW YORK CITY GETS A NEW MUSEUM

NEW YORK CITY GETS A NEW MUSEUM

The Whitney Museum opened its new building designed by Renzo Piano on May 1st. Now that the weather is nice and the crowds have simmered (have they?) go take a walk on the High Line in Chelsea and check out the new, highly anticipated, museum. To plan your visit CLICK HERE.  

May 30, 2015 at 2:00 am 0 comments

Old San Juan

Old San Juan

Places Booker Visits in Puerto Rico: Old San Juan – The San Juan National Historic Site – Old San Juan – Catedral de San Juan – Capilla del Cristo – Parque de las Palomas – Fatty’s – Viera Discos

May 17, 2015 at 3:00 am 0 comments

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

Booker’s Grand Tour of Morocco

Booker’s Grand Tour of Morocco

MORE OF MOROCCO Morocco is an amazing country for people of all ages. And for families who still need to be convinced that your teen will enjoy it, this will hopefully do it. Check out Booker’s new article on National Geographic – Intelligent Travel blog: BOOKER’S GRAND TOUR OF MOROCCO.

May 2, 2015 at 3:00 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

Skateboarding in NYC

Skateboarding in NYC

Interested in skateboarding in New York?  NYSkateboarding.com, founded by Rick Sulz and launched in 2009, is our recommendation for a one-stop site to find everything you want to know about skateboarding in the Big Apple. Check out their site for posts on skate spots, local events, interviews and more.  Like the recent post below: 10 NEW YORK SPOTS TO SKATEBOARD DURING WINTER (2015)   Make […]

February 28, 2015 at 2:42 pm 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