By Seth Fera-Schanes They Call Me Arethusa came to New York City for a three day run in late January. The production had debuted in Charleston, South Carolina at the Piccolo Spoleto Festival in 2014 and later had an engagement at the FringeArts Festival in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The […]
Article by Seth Fera-Schanes and Photography © Claire Cohen. Check out more of Claire’s work on her Facebook page Times Square knows how to throw a party and continues that tradition today with a live concert by Taylor Swift. With the release of her new album, 1989, this week […]
If you had 80,000 LEGO bricks at your disposal, what would you do with them? Corporate lawyer turned artist Nathan Sawaya used his to build a 19-foot long dinosaur that’s currently on display with dozens of his LEGO sculptures at Discovery Times Square, an exhibition center on West 44th Street. The dinosaur is one of the largest sculptures he’s ever made.
By Seth Fera-Schanes What do you get when you take The Octagon from UFC, place it in one of the most recognizable areas around the world, add two UFC pros in Jon Jones and Carlos Condit and then finish it off with 50 foot tall tv screens? One […]
By Seth Fera-Schanes Times Square, commonly referred to as “the crossroads of the world” is large, bright, loud and a great launching pad for marketing promotions. I got off the train this morning and right in front of me was the beginnings of a wood frame for a […]
Super Bowl Boulevard took over Times Square in advance of Super Bowl 48 this week. I posted a few picture galleries of some of the performances earlier in the week.
In addition to singing and dancing there were a lot of other activities and sights to see such as seeing the Vince Lombardi trophy on display or a British Marching band just cruising down the street.
By Seth Fera-Schanes I Wanna Rock, Here I Go Again, Don’t Stop Believing…. the Broadway musical Rock of Ages has it all. And they just brought the house down in the middle of Times Square. I said it once and I’ll say it again, the NFL has committed […]
The NFL isn’t holding back as Super Bowl Boulevard officially opened today with some great performances and activities. I was fortunate enough to catch the dress rehearsal of the Boys Choir of Harlem, Jersey Boys and Rockettes in the morning and then the main performance on 43rd street […]
Super Bowl 48 is coming to New Jersey but since this is the tri-state area, New York City will be reaping a lot of benefits before the game.
By Seth Fera-Schanes Are you ready to say goodbye to 2013 and welcome in 2014? Have you ever considered ringing in the new year in the middle of Times Square? It will be cold and once you are in you are committed to spending the next 6-8 hours […]