A nice staycation and street art run in Greenwich Village, New York City
What a treat! If you plan to be in New York City this summer (before August 8th), visit the lobby of the Algonquin Hotel to see the artwork of Al Hirschfeld on display!
Everywhere I turned in Denver – whether in alleys, or on corners, or out running – I saw wonderful street art.
This is a follow up to Street Art (Part 1) – Playa Del Carmen, Mexico. I went out running again the following day – it was really hot so I didn’t go far but I enjoyed exploring the streets and seeing art and scenery that I would never have otherwise seen. As promised, I took more … Read More
Greetings from Playa del Carmen! Although I have not generally seen a lot of street art in the main tourist areas here, this morning I went for a run on Fifth Avenue where the pedestrian mall ends. As I wanted to keep running, I only took a sampling of photos. Maybe I’ll take more tomorrow. … Read More
I was in Amsterdam this weekend for a 25-year school reunion (I studied International and European Business Law there). As is often the case, one person of the group took charge and made 98% of the plans (What would we do without those people? [Thank you Jenn!]). Since we all had already seen all of the … Read More
Punk rock is alive and well with the opening of the Hey! Ho! Let’s Go!: Ramones and the Birth of Punk exhibit at the Queens Museum in NYC
A very popular venue for art galleries is the Chelsea area of Manhattan, from the West 20’s to 30s, near the West Side Highway and the High Line. Although New York doesn’t have official gallery nights like some cities do, there are typically many opening receptions in New York City on Thursday, Friday and/or Saturday … Read More
I recently attended a TBEX conference in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. For those who don’t know, TBEX is the acronym for Travel Blogger Exchange, which organizes seminar events for travel bloggers, writers and travel industry professionals. Every year, TBEX partners with fantastic destinations to bring the travel industry together for networking, education and tourism. These events … Read More
I really like public art, whether inside an airport, in a park or on a street. Recently, I took a lunchtime walk and along the way, I passed through City Hall Park. To my delight, I noticed interesting sculptures and works of art all over the place. The first thing I noticed were these tall … Read More