Category: Manhattan

Kids Who Code

By Denise Oliveira Maurya Couvares was named one of “Seven Millennials Who Are Too Busy Changing the World to Take Selfies” by The Huffington Post last year. Founding ScriptEd – a non-profit that helps kids in under-resourced high schools learn to code – is her latest accomplishment. “I think […]

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Step Out of Lincoln Center and Explore Lincoln Square

By Elissa Gilbert The bland white-travertine buildings at Lincoln Center are squat and heavy, dominating their neighborhood. Technically, the Lincoln Square area—once called San Juan Hill—extends only from 62nd Street to 66th Street between Columbus and Amsterdam Avenue, but for practical purposes it stretches from Columbus Circle/59th Street […]

Did Langston Hughes Live In Harlem?

Yes, Langston Hughes lived from 1947 until his death in 1967 in a central Harlem Brownstone and is easily accessible from the 2 and 3 subway lines at the 125th street stop.  If you live in New York or are just visiting, I would suggest the following mini-walking tour for both a cultural and architectural experience.

A Reel Catch

By Seth Fera-Schanes Fishing has always been one of my favorite past-times.  I grew up fishing in both fresh and saltwater and enjoyed spending a day outside waiting for a fish to bite.  Fast forward a number of years and I was living and working in New York […]