BIRDLINK living sculptures by artist Anina Gerchick provide resting places for migratory birds in city parks. Photo Credit: Anina Gerchick By Sushmita Roy Updated December 9, 2018 6:08 PM PRINT SHARE Central Park and Prospect Park are globally recognized as havens for a variety of migratory birds. But just like every other New Yorker who stopsContinue reading “Living sculpture project helps migratory birds in NYC parks”
The Coen Brothers head back to the Old West with their latest film “The Ballad of Buster Scruggs,” the costumes of which are now on display at the Museum of the Moving Image.
New Yorkers needn’t leave the five boroughs to see the best seasonal colors in the region. Spectacular fall foliage is on display at The New York Botanical Garden’s Thain Family Forest. Photo Credit: Ben Hider Not far from the city’s rising noise levels and illuminated skyline, the water moves slowly across the Bronx River andContinue reading “Fall foliage is about to peak at The New York Botanical Garden”
A monument to former Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm is planned for Prospect Park. Photo Credit: Sushmita Roy Peering from behind her gold-rimmed spectacles stood a woman whose words still echo not just in the Bedford-Stuyvesant Baptist Church where she addressed a cheering crowd of about 500 in 1972, but in the present-day retelling of a historyContinue reading “Shirley Chisholm deserves congressional gold medal, officials say”
The car’s last halt before pulling over at the San Diego Sector of the United States Border Patrol was in Tijuana, at the children’s aunt’s place. It was 1999, when the fencing on Friendship Park — the only federally sanctioned meeting point between Mexico and the United States — was a single layer. Situated between San Diego andContinue reading “Maria de Los Angeles’ art inspired by immigration stories, including her own”
You can fit a Bible or an extra pair of jeans. You might have to choose between photographs and letters. And do you take the sturdy boots or the formal black shoes? You think of him stranded on a desert trail, in the scorching heat. But there’s no room for a hat. Or maybeContinue reading “Packing clothes, and deferred dreams”
The scent is a mishmash of newly printed paper and freshly heated croissants. There is also the sound of footsteps, on occasion accompanied by the click-clack of walking sticks, finding their way to the back of the store, to where books by their beloved favorite writers are neatly arranged. At still other times,Continue reading “New chapter for city’s indie bookstores”