New Whitney. Dynamic space.

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015

Review: A visit to the new Whitney Museum of American Art, in its splendid new downtown home, reveals both its strengths and weaknesses.

What’s happening in NYC in June? Lots.

Friday, June 5th, 2015

Bored? Not possible. There’s so much happening this summer in New York City. From free museums to free dance lessons and free music, there’s not enough time to experience it all. Here’s list of five fun freebies happening in June.

National Theatre Live + Digital Theatre: The next best thing to being there

Sunday, May 24th, 2015

With National Theatre Live screenings in a theater near you and Digital Theatre’s on-demand entertainment, when you can’t travel to the UK, these resources are the next best thing to being there.

A multi-storied stairwell

Monday, May 11th, 2015

This is ‘New York’s Most Exciting Stairwell’. That’s what reads on the door of stairwell B in the Museum of the City of New York. But it’s not thrilling because of the architecture. Take a look at why stairwell B the beating heart of the museum.

NYC’s Blizzard 2015 became Blizzard Bust 2015

Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

It was the 2015 blizzard that wasn’t for New York CIty. The meteorologists are hanging their heads in shame – maybe – well probably not. They’ll get the next one – maybe – well probably not. The one thing we can predict is that social media has something to say about #BlizzardBust2015.

Urban farming grows in bunches

Wednesday, January 14th, 2015

Repurposing what appears at first glance as waste, and applying brain power, technology and innovative thinking has revitalized the landscape and industries in many big cities around the world. That’s urban farming.

That’s a wrap: 2014

Monday, December 29th, 2014

The world continued to get bigger and smaller in 2014. And the curious have mountains of information at their fingertips – that’s a doubled-edged sword. But amidst the big earth-shattering events, I found smaller moments that sparked my imagination and sated my curiousness. Here’s hoping your 2014 brought new discoveries, and an ever-increasing curious mind.

My quirky, surprising + maybe a little expected top 10 films of 2014 list

Saturday, December 20th, 2014

The making of my top 10 film list: No one film stuck out as my favorite in 2014 – the one I’d be rooting for through awards season – as in previous years. That’s a good thing, I can spread the love around to those original, well-made films that surprised or intrigued me in some way.

Light the lights: My 2014 top 10 plays list is here

Friday, December 12th, 2014

Absurd, existential, expressionistic and very, very dark. That describes my 10 best plays of 2014. Sound ominous? No, I loved every minute of it – oh, and there was even some music and a bit of romance too!

Surrender New York?

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

Has NYC surrendered to someone or something? White flags were flying high on the towers of the Brooklyn Bridge this morning – prompting a lot of questions from New Yorkers like what’s Mayor de Blasio really doing in Italy?