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News: The Morgan Gets a Facelift

The NYTimes is reporting today that the Morgan Library and Museum in New York City will be embarking on a 4.6million dollar restoration of the McKim Building in order to expand the institute’s exhibition space. The McKim Building on E.36th St. was built by architect Charles McKim in 1906 to hold J.P. Morgan’s office and library and has received little ... Read More »

Spotlight On…The Bitter End, NY

The Bitter End operates under the guise of New York’s longest running nightclub. Whether this is actually true doesn’t really matter, what matters is that for nearly 50 years, The Bitter End has been one of the most cutting edge and established venues in New York City, hosting comedy and music on a nightly basis. Read More »

Chronicles: St. Paul’s Chapel, NYC

Over the course of its 350-year history, St. Paul’s Chapel in New York has been the witness to some of the city’s most triumphant and tragic moments. Built in 1766 on land granted by Queen Anne of Britain, St. Paul’s is New York’s oldest building in continuous use and the oldest remaining church in the city. The church’s architecture is ... Read More »

News: Picasso Sells for Record Amount

Last night in New York City, a work of art sold for the most money a work of art has ever been sold. The bidding lasted a mere 8 minutes at Christie’s Auction House and in the end one anonymous bidder won over his six rivals for the privilege of paying $106.5 million for a painting created in a day ... Read More »

Chronicles: The Dakota Apartments, NYC

For residents of the Upper West Side, The Dakota apartment building is a spot of envy, sadness and iconic beauty. Built in 1884 by Edward Clark, the building was originally called “Clark’s Folly” because of its remote location, at the time. But by offering many modern amenities that lower Manhattan townhouses did not offer such as electricity, indoor plumbing, elevators ... Read More »

News: Celebrate Brooklyn!

BRIC Arts located in Brooklyn, NY has announced its annual summer Celebrate Brooklyn! schedule. Highlights this year are Eugene Mirman & Pretty Good Friends, Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings, Allen Toussaint, The Swell Season, Sonic Youth, Rufus Wainwright and the already sold out Passion Pit and The National shows. The full schedule is up on the BRIC arts site ... Read More »

News: Adam Green at Morrison Hotel

You might know Adam Green for his swinging solo material or as the former frontman of Moldy Peaches but did you know this talented musician could also paint? In case you missed the star-studded opening, Green’s Teen Tech show just got an extended run at the Morrison Hotel Gallery Bowery and will be up through this weekend. The show features ... Read More »

Moonstruck + Travel

There are few movies that portray New York Italians with such care and passion as the 1987 film Moonstruck does with the Castorini family. The movie takes place in Brooklyn and Manhattan and chronicles the affairs of Loretta Castorini as she becomes engaged to Johnny Cammareri but falls in love with his wild, younger, brother Ronny- whom she calls a ... Read More »

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