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“In Chronicles of Old New York: Exploring Manhattan’s Landmark Neighborhoods, a new guide to New York from Museyon Guides, author James Roman doesn’t just point out landmarks and notable spots where historic buildings once stood. He unwraps layers of New York City…” – Kat Long, Examiner.com Read More »

Music Interview: Terrence Adams + Greenpoint, Brooklyn

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  Greenpoint, Brooklyn was once upon a time known as the Garden Spot of the World. Even though since the Civil War, the docks of Greenpoint have housed huge warehouses and iron works (the Civil War ship The Monitor was built on the dock at the end of Monitor Street), the many parks and tree-lined streets that make-up this most ... Read More »

Chronicles: Inwood Primeval

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  There are few places in New York City where original trees stand, green spaces aren’t landscaped and one can see the rocky outcroppings that once littered the island. However, travel up to the northernmost Manhattan neighborhood of Inwood and you’ll find 196 acres of park Inwood that still boats virgin forests, rolling hills, hidden caves and the only salt ... Read More »

Chronicles: Jefferson Market Courthouse

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  Designed by architects Frederick Clark Withers and Calvert Vaux, the Jefferson Market Courthouse was began construction in 1875 and took two years to build. The architects’ “Ruskinian gothic” style along with a large influence from the Venetian Gothic creates a grand and arresting structure. In the 1880s, the building was chosen as the fourth most beautiful building in America. Read More »

Museyon’s Guide To…Pukkelpop

  This August 19-21st, the Belgium festival Pukkelpop will be celebrating its 25th anniversary with a sold-out festival featuring headliners Iron Maiden, Placebo, The Prodigy, Queens of the Stone Age and Snow Patrol as well as over 200 other acts ranging from pop to electronica. Tickets are sold-out but if you are one of the lucky 180,000 people to score ... Read More »

News: Jerry Saltz Picks His Fave Paintings

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Jery Saltz, art critic for New York Magazine and current reality tv star on Bravo’s Work of Art, this week chose his favorite paintings in New York City. A where’s what sampling of some of the best art that NYC has to offer, spanning hundreds of years and a couple of boroughs from Marsden Hartley’s Evening Storm, Schoodic, Maine No. ... Read More »

Chronicles: McNulty’s Tea and Coffee

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  Type in McNulty’s into Google and again and again, entry after entry, you’ll find articles waxing hyperbolically about the feeling of stepping back in time as you enter the tea and coffee shrine that is this Greenwich Village staple. And you know what? They are all right. Since 1895, the atmosphere of McNulty’s has barely changed with sacks of ... Read More »

Extended Travel: Dunfermline, Scotland

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  Once the capital of Scotland, Dunfermline in county Fife may not currently be up to the standards of its past glory, suffering the nickname the “Dormitory of Edinburgh” due to the many people who live there and commute into the larger city for work, but with a rich history that extends back nearly 2,000 years, it is a worthy ... Read More »

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