https://ny.curbed.com/2018/12/28/18158878/nyc-travel-new-years-eve-day-traffic-subway Everything you need to know about getting around NYC this New Year’s weekend Major changes coming to New York’s streets, subways, buses, and more By Ameena Walker Dec 28, 2018, 11:17am EST Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images This weekend will be the last of 2018 and pretty soon, we’ll be in a brand new year. In … Continue reading Getting around NYC this weekend, particularly on New Year’s Eve
Years after Apple Wallet was first made available, Telecharge and Public Theater of NYC now offer mobile tickets with NO PRINTING REQUIRED. Thank you thank you. All technology and I get along except for my printer. I bow in gratitude. The NY Philharmonic and Fandango (movies) made this available years ago. Now it's time for … Continue reading Every ticket issuer should use mobile ticketing
Netflix, Amazon Prime, HBO, Hulu, and others offer so many options for viewing in your home that many pundits thought movie theaters were about to take a death blow. This article posits that growing movie gross receipts are due primarily to the flow of superhero movies. There's no doubt that they've been a huge factor. … Continue reading Many thought Netflix was killing movies in theaters — but maybe not
New Plaza Cinema, the group determined to continue the long tradition of old Lincoln Plaza Cinema (UWS), is showing independent, often nominated for awards, movies thru January 3rd at the NYIT Auditorium on Broadway between W 61st and W 62nd. Support them! Come!! Buy tickets in advance at https://webtixs4.easytixs.com/newplazacinema
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If you have access (I use the TuneIn Radio app), WKCR at Columbia University, 89.9, plays only Bach 24 hours a day December 24-31.
The turning point for reducing classical music to little more than news was when NYC bodegas began to play baroque music loudly to drive off crowds of teenagers that were interfering with the store's business. Apparently, the quality of the music player truly didn't matter. That particular set of young people simply couldn't remain in … Continue reading Another issue about sound is the use of classical music for its effects, rather than its structure or beauty