A stunning Chihuly Night @NYBG

Sunday, October 1st, 2017

The New York Botanical Garden (NYBG) exhibit, Chihuly Nights, brings the increased drama of the vibrancy of color and form against the night sky.

Look, up in the sky: The Great Eclipse Across America 2017

Friday, July 21st, 2017

Mark your calendars – monday, 21 august 2017 – the first US coast-to-coast eclipse of the sun in nearly a century will occur. Grab your safety glasses and bucket list, and check out a roundup of information and resources for the Great Eclipse Across America.

Smiles on a summer day and night

Monday, June 26th, 2017

Three wonderfully upbeat art exhibits are perfect respites from New York City’s dog days of summer.

Subterranean solar greens

Tuesday, February 7th, 2017

In 2009, The High Line became a reality. Now, The Lowline is poised to reclaim a vacant space for public good, and further the use technology in 21st century living. What could be better?

Women’s March NYC: A beautiful thing

Saturday, January 21st, 2017

Hundreds of thousands of women, men and children of all colors, ages, and creeds marched in peaceful protest of the Trump administration on Saturday in New York City. It was a beautiful thing.

Literary jewels

Saturday, April 16th, 2016

The Gallery at Reinstein|Ross has put together an exquisite show called Read and Worn. Five artists craft stunning, wearable art from books. For those who love vintage books, paper… and jewelry, this exhibit is a must-see.

Wrapping up 2015

Sunday, December 27th, 2015

Twenty fifteen was a difficult year across the globe. It was also the year of the man bun. Not that the man bun had anything to do with the world’s problems. I’m just sayin.’ Check out what stories shaped 2015 for the curious g.

Best of theater 2015: My top 10, plus a few more

Wednesday, December 16th, 2015

It was a year of riches for this theater fan. Wowed, challenged, perplexed and rewarded more often than I could have imagined. Isn’t that what theater should do? My 10 best of 2015, plus a few more worth noting.

Up on the roof

Tuesday, August 18th, 2015

The environments high on the rooftops of the world’s cities are hidden from street views. There are great things happening up there, changing our perspectives and scale. Here is a sampling of them.


Tuesday, August 4th, 2015

While the big museums in New York and Philadelphia get the most press and the mass-appeal shows, the smaller, intimate museums are housing the more interesting work. Here are two standouts to visit.