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Edgar Allan Poe, Master of Macabre…and New Yorker

Edgar Allen Poe Brady portrait

Edgar Allan Poe wasn’t just a poet and writer of macabre masterpieces: He also was a New Yorker! Known as America’s first great lyric poet, Poe is often associated with Richmond, Virginia and Baltimore. But he moved to New York City at 22, eager to make his fortune. And the city became the home of […]

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NY Orchid Show 2012

The New York Botanical Garden’s annual Orchid Show, the nation’s largest exhibition of orchids, celebrates its 10th Anniversary with Patrick Blanc’s Vertical Gardens, March 3 – April 22, 2012. The historic Enid A. Haupt Conservatory is transformed into vertical gardens featuring structures covered in orchids, ferns, and exotic plants.  Created by French botanist and artist […]

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