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Chronicles: Jefferson Market Courthouse

  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

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

  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

  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 »

News: Yorkshire Museum Reopens

  York is one of our favorite places in Great Britain to visit and now its already wonderful Yorkshire Museum has reopened after a £2 million facelift that lasted almost a year. The refurbishment is the biggest since the museum first opened its doors in 1830 and was entitled ‘Let the Light In’ due to opening of long shuttered windows ... Read More »

Chronicles: General Theological Seminary

  There are few locations in Manhattan, outside of Central Park of course, to escape the noise and congestion that accompanies city life. Most small parks are framed by busy traffic and the green spaces along the shores are surrounded by highways. But nestled on 9th avenue in Chelsea is a campus that will bring peace to any soul looking ... Read More »

Museyon’s Guide to the Weekend

Celebrations: Biennial of the Americas – “An international event celebrating the culture, ideas and people of the Western Hemisphere, a cross-cultural experience bridging and unifying the artistic, intellectual and political progress of the hemisphere’s 35 nations.” Sounds like a party. The event is taking place all over Denver this month with special roundtables happening at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House ... Read More »

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