That was the week that was

Friday, June 21st, 2013

What happened this week, 16 – 22 june 2013 to make it an interesting one? Four stories caught my eye.

What’s happening in New York? Bike Share begins.

Saturday, May 25th, 2013

Bike Share NYC kicks off this weekend. How does it work, and how do NYers feel – will they roll with it?

The High and Low of an urban landscape

Tuesday, May 7th, 2013

With precious little space in Manhattan, public parks evolve in the strangest places. The High Line is a beauty hovering over NYC’s 10th Avenue, and there’s a proposal in place for some subterranean greenery too..

Bash up on Shakespeare: Celebrating the Bard’s 449th

Thursday, April 11th, 2013

Bard Bashups turn William Shakespeare 449th birthday into a fun and festive day, week and month. Check out my list of worldwide events guaranteed to delight Shakespeare lovers old and young.

Now arriving: Grand Central Terminal @100

Friday, February 1st, 2013

On 2 february 2013, New Yorkers will celebrate the 100th birthday of Grand Central Terminal. It’s one of our most beautiful Beaux-Art edifices, a revered landmark, and one of my personal favorite spaces. The celebrations are on. Throughout 2013, Grand Central Terminal’s past, present and future will be explored.

Noted in 2012: My year-end wind down

Saturday, December 29th, 2012

What piqued my curiosity in 2012? Check out my top 12 year-end highlights.

Topping out 2012: My top 10 in film + theater

Friday, December 21st, 2012

Ten films, ten plays that went over and above the ordinary, and defined 2012 for me.

Hello Columbus

Friday, November 23rd, 2012

Art lovers, this one’s for you: How do you house a 13-foot high, in situ-sculpture in a Manhattan living room? Japanese artist Tatzu Nishi via The Public Art Fund shows you how.

Oh Sandy

Thursday, November 1st, 2012

Hurricane Sandy has been and gone, but not without leaving unbelievable damage in her path. The city will need to rebuild and adapt to the changing climate.

Noshing in New York

Thursday, September 20th, 2012

How do New Yorkers lunch? The New York Public Library’s latest exhibit shares the lunch habits of New Yorkers over the past century, from the legendary Automat to the influx food trucks. It’s a creative hour.