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Best of Summer in New York: 2014

Water Taxi Beach, Governors Island, NYC

Summer in New York can mean steamy, languid days when New Yorkers traditionally flee the city.  The exodus once left a dull cultural hiatus…but no more.  New York now offers an abundance of Summertime outdoor treats and cultural offerings to delight intrepid residents and visitors.  Even better, most of them are completely free!  Here some […]

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New York’s Tribeca Film Festival 2015

Tribeca Film Festival, NYC

The Tribeca Film Festival is New York’s preeminent film festival and one of the world’s great showcases for independent film.  The 12-day festival includes screenings, premieres, panel discussions, and events.  The distinctly NYC festival is attended by a diverse array of artists and celebrities, yet remains accessible to all. The Tribeca Film Festival was founded […]

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NYC’s Guggenheim Museum

New York’s Guggenheim Museum holds one of the nation’s finest collections of modern and contemporary art.  Even more famous is the collection’s home – Frank Lloyd Wright’s singular building that is an architectural landmark.  A visit to “the Guggenheim” allows one to explore its distinctive collection and structure, as well as superb exhibitions. Mining tycoon […]

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The Great Gatsby: A Tale of New York City

Great Gatsby Book cover

Thanks to the new Great Gatsby movie, all things Gatsby have taken over New York. But The Great Gatsby was a New York Tale long before Baz Luhrmann reworked F. Scott Fitzgerald’s masterpiece for the screen. (In fact, Gatz, a minimalist, theatrical 6.5-hour reading of the entire novel, sold out its run of performances… twice). What is it about […]

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Bryant Park Film Festival 2012

One of the city’s most popular Summer Festivals returns this week – The Bryant Park Film Festival! Gathering with friends and fellow New Yorkers to enjoy a great movie al fresco in the heart of Midtown Manhattan is a unforgettable experience. Beginning June 18, a classic film will be screened on Bryant Park’s lawn every […]

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Rooftop Films 2012

Rooftop Films, the innovative NYC film festival that brings “underground movies outdoors,” begins its 2012 Summer Series May 11th. Now in its 16th year, Rooftop’s outdoor venues and innovative programming have made it one of the city’s most popular film festivals. The Summer Series will present 23 feature films and programs of 183 short films […]

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Street Aesthetic of NYC

A short video by young artist Christian Anderson. Anderson creates work in several medias, including painting, furniture design, and videography. While recently visiting New York, he says, “I took my camera and strolled out through the busy streets of New York City. I wanted to capture the great culture and street aesthetic of New York.” […]

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