Many quotes about NYC (in case you need any more)

These aren't new, but they brought a smile to this Manhattan resident's face. There's a reason so many people move here and never leave. https://gothamist.com/arts-entertainment/the-best-quotes-about-nyc-the-people-who-live-in-it The Best Quotes About NYC & The People Who Live In It BY JEN CARLSON AUG. 30, 2016 3:25 P.M. There are a lot of wonderful quotes about New York City, … Continue reading Many quotes about NYC (in case you need any more)

If you wonder why so many people love New York City, here’s a list

https://www.timeout.com/newyork/things-to-do/50-reasons-why-nyc-is-the-greatest-city-in-the-world 50 reasons why NYC is the greatest city in the world right now From the public library and the skyline to rent finally going down (slightly), here are 50 facts that prove living in NYC is better than living anywhere else By Jillian Anthony, Adam Feldman, Andrew Frisicano, Will Gleason, David Goldberg, Clayton Guse, … Continue reading If you wonder why so many people love New York City, here’s a list

“The Biggest Little Farm” appearing on Upper West Side on Labor Day Monday at 1pm — bring your family and sense of wonder

This has been one of my favorite movies recently. It's definitely flying under the radar as a small budget (about $1 million) documentary, but you really want to see it on the big screen. It's visually stunning and presents a positive environmental story -- something you and your children haven't seen recently. The movie is … Continue reading “The Biggest Little Farm” appearing on Upper West Side on Labor Day Monday at 1pm — bring your family and sense of wonder

Such a Manhattan tale — bike lane, condominium overlooking Central Park, lawsuits, and dissent

This story has legs. A biker was killed on Central Park West (that's the four-lane, slow-travel road along the west side of Central Park) last year. The local Community Board called on the Department of Transportation to set up a safer routing. Its choice resulted in removal of 400 parking spaces along the western edge … Continue reading Such a Manhattan tale — bike lane, condominium overlooking Central Park, lawsuits, and dissent

Seeing 30 shows in 10 weeks in NYC

Discount Me In: How I Saw 30 Shows on a Student Budget A summer stage binge reminded one young journalist of the power of great storytelling, and that cheap tickets are out there if you know where to look. By Sarah Bahr Aug. 28, 2019Updated 12:53 p.m. ET     My boss at The New … Continue reading Seeing 30 shows in 10 weeks in NYC

“Hamilton” is endlessly productive of terrific side art and historical research

"Hamilton" by Lin-Manuel Miranda doesn't sound like a show a lot of people would want to see -- a rap musical about Alexander Hamilton, the founding father on the the $10 bill. But just GO and you'll be amazed. I've been to many shows over the years and it's still the best, overall, I've ever … Continue reading “Hamilton” is endlessly productive of terrific side art and historical research

Beware if you’re using the subways paralleling Broadway (1,2,3) this weekend or next

https://www.westsiderag.com/2019/08/16/broadway-subway-line-is-completely-shutting-down-for-next-2-weekends-on-uws-how-to-navigate-the-changes Broadway Subway Line Is Completely Shutting Down for Next 2 Weekends on UWS; How To Navigate the Changes Posted on August 16, 2019 at 8:41 am by West Sider Sorry pigeon, nothing’s coming. The MTA is completing an upgrade of the switches on the Broadway subway line above 96th Street, and the work will … Continue reading Beware if you’re using the subways paralleling Broadway (1,2,3) this weekend or next