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Chronicles: Walking Tour Photos!

  Saturday, Chronicles of Old New York author James Roman braved the 96 degree heat to lead a group of intrepid history fans through Greenwich Village, SoHo and NoLita; beginning at Washington Square Park’s Hangman’s Elm and ending at independent bookstore McNally Jackson on Prince Street.   The turnout was tremendous and a big thanks to all who came! Check ... Read More »

Chronicles: An Evening With James Roman

Please join us tomorrow at the Mid-Manhattan public library for a talk with Chronicles of Old New York author James Roman! It is sure to be a packed crowd so make sure you get there by 6:15 to grab a seat. Check out more details on our Facebook event page and if you haven’t already, become a fan of Chronicles ... Read More »

News: Billy Joel Tour of LI

Say what you will about Billy Joel but to many people, especially those from Long Island, Billy Joel is a living legend whose music has helped soundtrack countless road trips, pinnacle childhood moments and drunken karaoke nights. Besides being pretty close to pop perfection, Joel’s songs are a guidebook to his adolescents growing-up in the towns of Levittown and Hicksville ... Read More »

Extended Travel: Louisiana MoMA, Humlebæk, Denmark

Built into the former estate and villa of a man whose three wives were named Louise is the most-visited museum in Denmark. The Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, located 35 km north of Copenhagen, consistently captures the international modern and contemporary art world’s zeitgeist to a surprising degree considering its rural location in Humlebæk.   Overlooking the Øresund Sound (on ... Read More »

Museyon’s Guide to the Weekend

  Celebrations: The two words on everyone’s lips this weekend are Mad Men. The show will even be screening, in its entirety an hour early, on the big screen in Times Square! Check out our guide to Mad Men shopping, art, architecture and food in NYC.   Film Openings: Life During Wartime – A new film by Todd Soldonz as ... Read More »

Chronicles: Reminder! Walking Tour!

  In case you missed it on the Gothamist newsletter, The Skint, or NYC Daily Deals, we are hosting a Chronicles of Old New York walking tour tomorrow of Washington Square Park and parts of Greenwich Village and Nolita with author James Roman ending at the superb indie travel bookstore McNally-Jackson. Not only that, we’ll be asking trivia questions along ... Read More »

Mad Men + New York City

  There isn’t another show on television that oozes style, sex and sophistication quite as well as Mad Men. And lucky for us, the show is back for their fourth season this Sunday on AMC at 10pm.   Set in mid-century Manhattan, Mad Men follows a Madison Avenue advertising agency as their employees struggle with family, clients and hippies. What ... Read More »

Chronicles: Bell Laboratories Building

At one time, the group of 13 buildings at 463 West Street in New York City was the largest industrial research center in the United States. Built in 1898 by Bell Laboratories, many pinnacle inventions were first tested here including talking movies in 1923, TV, the phonograph record and the first commercial broadcasts. The complex was also the home of ... Read More »

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