Author Archive | Walks of New York

Manhattan in Motion: A 3-Minute New York Time Lapse

NYC Video

Don’t miss this stunning, 3-minute movie of time lapse photography in Manhattan. It’s the perfect New York break.

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NYC By the Numbers

Map of NYC boroughs

In case of emergency, call 911 Be advised that this service is intended for genuine emergencies.  After a brief interview with an operator, the NYC Police, Fire Department, and Emergency Medical Technicians will be dispatched.  Once a dispatch has been placed, it cannot be recalled. For NYC Information, call 311, (or 212-NEW-YORK from outside New […]

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Going to the Theater in New York? Here’s What NOT To Do

Going to the theater in New York? Then you have to know… what not to do. That’s not just to avoid irking fellow theater patrons. (In a decade of managing New York City theaters, the vast majority of complaints I received from patrons regarded the conduct of other patrons!). It’s also to avoid getting yelled at by the people on […]

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Rebuilding Ground Zero

With the 10th anniversary of that tragic day approaching, PBS’s Nova is featuring a wonderful program, Engineering Ground Zero, about the future of that hallowed site.  Check your local PBS listing, or watch here.      

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Living in New York: Homecoming

Harlem Brownstones, NYC

I trudge along a maze of airport corridors into the vast holding pen of Customs inspection. As I wearily file into place, an old man beside me shakes his head and gripes, “They couldn’t open another line?” His familiar cadence, and complaint, confirms I am back home—in New York City. On the bus to Manhattan, […]

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NYC – Timelapse

NYC Video

Another terrific video by Mindrelic. More information about this talented artist can be found here.

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NYC Gay Pride 2011

Every year the streets of NYC become even more fabulous on the last Sunday in June with the Gay Pride March.  The centerpiece of the city’s week-long Pride Festival, the March down Fifth Avenue into Greenwich Village commemorates the 1969 Stonewall Riots, which launched the Gay Rights Movement. With the legalization of Gay Marriage in […]

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