The sounds of New York drift up from the street through the open window. At 7pm, that means rush hour noises, the sounds of cars and trucks rushing by, the sounds of horns honking when their movement stalls.
Inside the dance studio, the sounds and movements come from a different island.
We have heard of NY Comic Con, Eternal Con, NJ Comic Con and now we have Winter Con. The geeks are coming out in force. The popularity of comic, digital media and collectibles have become more prevalent in the past few years. Currently almost every season there is a new Comic Con. The largest and most popular is the NY Comic Con that is during October, Eternal Con which is building steam is in the summer and the NJ Con is in November and Winter Con wraps it up in December.
Another weekend and another opportunity to escape the city for a few hours. If you don’t have a car (which is most of us) Metro North makes these trips very accessible.
If you look at a Google Map of the Hudson River there are a lot of towns and historic points of interest you should make the time to visit.
Everyone comes to New York to make it, even superheroes. Batman, Superman, Captain America, Spider-man, and Iron Man all have lived, worked, captured villains, and rescued victims here. The Superheroes in Gotham exhibit at the New York Historical Society traces these masked heroes from the pages of comic books to radio, television, film, and Broadway.
She can sing, dance, act, paint and even write. What else can China native Lady Long Long do? Coming from an artistic family Lady Long Long was raised to appreciate and master the arts. At first she needed to travel to Europe and learn proper English as many Chinese families do. She spent time in England, France, Germany and Holland. She had a culture shock in Europe. Yet she made the best of it.
By Nick Christophers The saying goes you can take a New Yorker out of New York, but you can’t take New York out of a New Yorker. This is evident with recording artist Marlena who was raised in Queens, New York only to later move to the sunny […]
By Seth Fera-Schanes This blackberry martini is simple, elegant and refreshing. This is a perfect drink to usher in the Summer with friends and family. Enjoy at a backyard gathering, evening cocktail party or anytime in between. The Oregon Raspberry and Blackberry Commission provided this recipe from “Mint” […]
By Seth Fera-Schanes The Cooper Hewitt is a design focused museum located on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. Already one of my favorite museums in the city, it recently underwent a renovation and is now better than ever. Aside from physical updates, the Cooper Hewitt introduced new technology in […]
By Seth Fera-Schanes After spending the past 48 years on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, the Whitney Museum made a move downtown to hang with the cool crowd in the Meatpacking District. With new clothes (i.e new building) and new address overlooking the Hudson River, the Whitney wants to […]
By Seth Fera-Schanes Ask any New Yorker to list their favorite foods and inevitably brussels sprouts will keep coming up toward the top of list. It’s a much loved and ordered side dish in restaurants around the city. You can even find full stalks with the sprouts still […]