February 7th, 2013 by TF Cornerstone
MoMA PS1 is possibly my favorite of all of New York City’s museums…which, considering the roster of world-class cultural institutions in NYC, is saying a lot.
I love the physical setting, and the way they’ve kept so many of the architectural details of the original building, which housed, of course, a Long Island City public school, in place: the stairwells with the metal fencing; the classrooms-as-galleries; the saggy wooden floors; and the quirky courtyard, which gets filled to capacity every Saturday in the summer with happy, sweaty people of all ages, and from all over … Read More »
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February 6th, 2013 by TF Cornerstone
I’ve become accustomed to visiting the various museums in New York City so my first visit to Dialog In The Dark was eye opening to say the least. The Dialog In The Dark exhibition is located on the South Street Seaport and shows you the daily experience of a blind person in NYC by taking you through different simulations of popular NYC landmarks – without the use of your sight.
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February 2nd, 2013 by TF Cornerstone
Even the Wall Street crowd gets into the Super Bowl. So many parties to choose from, we’ve narrowed it down a bit with a little help from the Downtown Alliance and others. Any of these are fantastic FIDI Super Bowl party choices where you’ll get a great seat to watch the year’s best commercials, see up close whether Beyonce is live or lip-synching and, oh yeah…view the Big Game!
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New York City life is musical. From the infamous Theater District on Broadway in Midtown Manhattan, to the legendary Webster Hall and The Bitter End of the East Village, NYC is where music enthusiasts and performers alike call home. Whether you want to relive the Harlem Renaissance or walk in Bob Dylan’s footsteps, musical influence can be found on every New York City corner.
New York City life is culinary. Home to restaurants owned by world class chefs like Daniel Boloud and Marcus Samuelsson, New York City’s culinary assets surpass that of all major cities. Whether you’re it’s the freshly prepared ramen of Koreatown you crave, or Little Italy’s hearty bowls of pasta, New York City life is a foodie’s oasis.
New York City life is professional. Labeled Silicon Alley after San Francisco’s Silicon Valley, New York City is home to numerous technology companies. Google and Facebook both have a second home in NYC, while Etsy and Meetup built their empires from the ground-up on these bustling streets. Let’s not forget prestigious institutions like the New York Times, as well as top financial firms that include Goldman Sachs and Ernst & Young. New York City life is full of opportunities for professionals in every industry.
New York City life is cultural. Whether you are interested in the urban street art oasis known as 5 Pointz, or you find solace at the New York Public Library, New York City’s culture is both rich and all-encompassing. The Museum of Modern Art, the Metropolitan Opera House and countless festivals call New York City home.
New York City life is leisurely. Visit Central Park for a stroll in the summertime. Strap on some roller skates for a few round on the roller rink at the High Line. Lace up your ice skates in the winter for a night on moonlit evening at Bryant Park’s ice rink. No matter the season, New York City life has something to offer every member of the family.
New York City life is social. New York City’s nightlife is just one of the ways in which residents can get out and mingle with the local crowd. Whether you are new in town or have lived in NYC your whole life, there are 8 million strangers in the city–each with their own unique story. With countless social organizations, meetup groups and hobby clubs, you’re never alone in New York City.