On December 27, 1932, one of the most beautiful theaters and concert halls in the world opened in New York: the Radio City Music Hall in Manhattan (RCMH).
The birth of subculture from the rubble of the big city juggernaut: The novel “City On Fire” and the television series “The Get Down” are a reminder of how hip-hop, disco, and punk exploded in New York in 1977.
ow, 79-year-old American photographer, Danny Lyon doesn’t spend his time in Europe. His beginnings are located in the American civil rights movement of the sixties, where he documented the protests against race separation. But the first real retrospective of his career is now taking place in Europe, in the FotoMuseum Winterthur.
The American actress Claudette Colbert was one of the first great stars of the talkie era. She shaped the self-confident type of woman in screwball comedy. Her hallmarks were comic talent and dialogical timing. She died 25 years ago on the Caribbean island of Barbados.
Lyonel Feininger, born in New York on July 17, 1871, loved the idyll – and translated it into an abstract language of forms. The paintings by the Bauhaus teacher, inspired by Thuringian village churches or the Baltic Sea, are part of the canon of modern art.
Andy Warhol’s works are world-famous. He is considered an icon of Pop Art. But behind the colorful surfaces, there are complex religious references. However, the churchgoer Warhol kept his religiosity hidden from the public.
There is one joke about Miles Davis. It is said that at a reception at the American White House, President Ronald Reagan’s wife Nancy asked Davis what he had done in life. “I’ve changed the music five or six times,” he replied. “What have you done besides [making love] to the president?”
The Waldorf Astoria in Manhattan was considered New York’s flagship hotel. After renovation, it reopened. Before that, about 15,000 items were sold at auction, including paintings from the room of a cinematic icon.
150 years of fashion for the 150th anniversary: The exhibition “About Time: Fashion and Duration” in the Metropolitan Museum in New York tells how women’s wardrobe has developed – and which ideas shape it to this day.
The city is experiencing one of the toughest years in its history. But New York will reinvent itself again. After all, this is where the best ideas have always come from – from hot dogs to acrylic paint to disco.
Astoria has a lot to offer – good restaurants and cafes, close to Manhattan while retaining cheap rents, and a lot of tree-lined streets. But one of the best parts of living in Astoria is the abundance of parks along Astoria East River Waterfront, including the lot of loved Astoria Park.
The New York Green-Wood Cemetry is a highlight. It is the gold standard among the cemeteries. Hills, ponds, valleys, walking paths, one of the largest open-air collections of statues and mausoleums from the 19th and 20th centuries, 7000 trees, 125 species of birds, the artistic “Historic Chappel” for funerals, weddings, and concerts.
Millionaires and murderers are buried here: Brooklyn’s historic Greenwood Cemetery is rich in monuments and bizarre anecdotes. But now the gravesite is running out. And the money. Now the director wants to reinvent the resting place – as a tourist destination.
Are you looking for the best museum in Brooklyn? Then you have come to the right place – because we show you not only the most important museums in Brooklyn but also exhibitions, exhibitions, and galleries that are in this borough of New York. There are many good museums to choose from in Brooklyn.
The American Museum of Natural History in New York is one of the largest and most important museums of natural history in the world. Embark on a journey from the Stone Age to the Space Age, from the dinosaur skeleton to distant galaxies, explore the past and learn about our life on planet earth.
The art museum: “The Frick Collection” is beautifully located at the southern end of the Museum Mile. The mansion on Central Park was once the home of Henry Clay Frick (1849-1919), a wealthy industrialist and art collector who opened his prestigious residence to the public as a museum after his death.
As it has become clear from the previous articles, Manhattan is full of discoveries. Continue your journey with us.
It is worth continuing our column on the best museums in Manhattan. The best part here: this is a huge assortment for every taste.
The Ballpark is located on 161st Street in the New York borough of Bronx, and this year welcomed the second most visitors in the MLB. It is home to the most successful franchise in baseball history: the New York Yankees.
The Brooklyn Botanic Garden was founded at a time when the towering buildings and winding streets of New York City were developing. Although it turned out that New York City would eventually become one of the largest and busiest cities in the world, New York law wanted to ensure that the landscape wasn’t limited to just skyscrapers and cobbled streets and that some flora and fauna would be preserved stay. In 1897, New York State legislation cleared 39 hectares of land for the Brooklyn Botanic Garden.