The Young Pope

If you haven’t yet you should checkout HBO’s limited series The Young Pope. Not only did creator/director Paolo Sorrentino along with executive producer Lorenzo Mieli create a unique and masterful television drama, the cinematography and the costumes are equally masterful. This is not a religious drama but a political one (albeit in the Vatican) which… Continue reading The Young Pope


Rag Face series from Korean artist Yoon Ji Seon, photograph with machine stitching. The photographs give you a glimpse into the artist through her eyes while the threads take on a painterly brush stroke quality. The pieces are reminiscence of Korean and African masks. The series speaks to the pervasiveness of plastic surgery in South… Continue reading Art

In The Absence Of Stars The Checkered Lights Of Skyscrapers

Bryant Park Summer Film Festival winding down for this year features classic films with a Warner Brothers cartoon shown first. Movie goers are encouraged to bring a blanket to sit on the lawn while enjoying good food and a movie with friends. You can’t see stars in New York City because of the lights from the… Continue reading In The Absence Of Stars The Checkered Lights Of Skyscrapers

NYC Shut Down Park Avenue So I Can Ride My Bike

Actually Park Avenue was closed to vehicular traffic for anyone participating in New York City Summer Streets. For three consecutive Saturdays every August New York City closes Park Avenue from E72 Street (also connects to Central Park) to Lafayette Street and Chambers Street/Brooklyn Bridge – approximately 7 miles. You can bike, skate, walk or run… Continue reading NYC Shut Down Park Avenue So I Can Ride My Bike

Move Over Ulysses S. Grant, Harlem’s Stopping By

Summer is in full swing in New York–so many events, so little time. Yesterday was the opening day of Harlem Week 2016 at U. S. Grant National Memorial Park on Riverside Drive. Time for fun, food fashion, music, entertainment, community outreach programs and much more; ends August 27.