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New York Sights

2018-01-17T18:26:22+00:00 November 11th, 2017|New York|

New York is of course hopping with a lot more than theater.  Our Seattle Theater Group also toured Carnegie Hall and the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.  We even squeezed in a little time for [...]

Broadway with STG

2018-01-06T10:37:16+00:00 November 10th, 2017|New York|

Seattle Theater Group invited us to Broadway - they not only arranged the hotel and show tickets, but get togethers with actors, directors and producers so we could ask questions.  Example:  Any memorable mistakes during [...]

Long Island Quick Stop

2015-11-06T16:27:21+00:00 October 18th, 2015|New York|

A quick stop to see our buddies from the India trip, Bonnie and Marvin Hirsch.  Bonnie is training to be a docent at the the Museum of Jewish Heritage in New York.  Marvin is a [...]

MOMA Museum of Modern Art, NY

2017-09-14T09:49:21+00:00 May 26th, 2011|New York|

Van Gogh's "Starry Night" (1888)  was painted while he was a patient at aninsane asylum.  Matisse's "Dance" (1909) was originally commissioned for a mansion in Moscow.Monet's "Water Lilies" (1920)part of a series including 250 paintings.In 2008, one [...]

Ground Zero

2017-09-14T09:49:21+00:00 May 26th, 2011|New York|

This is the plan for the memorial. Note the two blue squares, representing the footprint of the original towers. They will be downward cascading fountains.Memorabilia will be on displayin a new museum on site of Ground ZeroStill a construction site,grand opening [...]

Yankee Stadium

2017-09-14T09:49:21+00:00 May 26th, 2011|New York|

Despite the newness of the stadium(opened in 2009) history still oozesfrom every corner - Mickey Mantle,Joe DiMaggio, Babe Ruth, Yogi BerraNew York law requires caloriesto be stated on the menu.Watch out for the cheese fries, [...]

Metropolitan Museum of Art

2017-09-14T09:49:21+00:00 May 25th, 2011|New York|

Founded in 1870, now has over 5 millionvisitors a year.  Spectacular entrance!!Vincent Van Gogh, who painted over thirty self portraits, said at one point he had to invest in a REALLY good mirror.  He was one of the [...]

Imagine Memorial, Central Park

2017-09-14T09:49:21+00:00 May 25th, 2011|New York|

Yoko Ono still lives on the 7th floor,up above the black wroughtiron railing.  You can see the whiteshutters on the left window - that'sthe white room with the white piano.Entrance to the Dakota,where Lennon was [...]

Times Square

2017-09-14T09:49:21+00:00 May 25th, 2011|New York|

Times Square as viewed from our hotel room window. The red plexiglass bleachers are a new addition so people can sitwhile they take it all in... The official ball for 2011 -the first ball drop was in 1907