Sylvia Weinstock left us at the age of 91. She was the most famous baker of New York. Customers of the cake queen were politicians and stars.
Millions of people live in New York. The US metropolis resembles a concrete desert with hardly any room for nature. But the wilderness conquers the city – and there are surprising encounters.
Barbra Streisand redefined good looks with humor, talent, and an eye-catching nose. This has now been captured in an illustrated book by photographers Steve Schapiro and Lawrence Schiller.
New York is not just Times Square and Central Park. In any case, a visit to Brooklyn is also worthwhile. Here are tips for the multi-cultural quarter, which is still relatively undiscovered.
New York is the place of residence of many Ukrainians, Crimeans, and Russians. Vladimir Putin interests people here little, the Ukraine crisis is far away. Visit a parallel company.
Green oases are springing up in cities all over the world, where everyone can plant their apple trees. It’s forbidden in New York of all places. An artist came up with an idea.
Who wants to cool a little? Anyone who said quite loud “I” should travel to New York. There, there is a bar entirely from ice – in which you can sip cocktails at minus five degrees.
The first skyscraper, which crashed the 50-floating boundary and broke up some other records, was the Woolworth Building in New York. In 1913 it was opened with 80,000 light bulbs.
Every New York City firefighter has a set of keys they can use to stop elevators and turn off the power to every skyscraper. Now the keys have landed on eBay. Authorities sounded the alarm.
It was an open secret that there was sexual abuse at the renowned New York elite school “Horace Mann”, but nobody did anything about it. Former students were breaking their silence.
Have you already seen everything? Photographers manage to take a new perspective in the mega-city, to resort the city an unusual motif.
Self-employed without an eye light is difficult enough for most. Thomas Panek now even ran the New York Half Marathon alone – as the first blind runner at all. Although, he was not absolutely alone.
The Maison Cartier has been based in New York for 100 years. For the historic anniversary, the house opened its extensive archive for the first time.
To run around is in room 1401 in the chic “Ludlow Hotel” barely space. It offers the most exciting view of Manhattan. And with its equipment itself the most honest guests on the sample.
Anyone who moves to New York today in order to settle down in this city must be rich. It used to be different. And they still exist, the original New Yorkers, in their charmingly overcrowded apartments.
In 1926 Josephine Baker became an absolute sensation. She remained in our hearts, and nobody can blame her for that.
As the lead singer of the trio The Ronettes, she said goodbye to the innocent image of many pop colleagues: Ronnie Spector, known for hits like “Be My Baby” or “Baby, I Love You”, is dead. She died “after a short fight against the Cancer”.
Nowadays cooperations are so natural in the fashion industry that you hardly expect anything surprising. But the Balmain and Barbie collection does something interesting.
At least 19 people were killed in one of New York’s worst fires, including nine children. The fire broke out on one of the lower floors of a high-rise building. Mayor Eric Adams speaks of a tragedy. Survivors report screaming children.
Almost every visitor to New York has seen the city on the big screen at least once. Many places seem familiar and you can’t shake the feeling that you’ve been there somehow, right?