This year I finally got to see the Coney Art Walls: an outdoor museum of street art curated by Joseph Sitt and Jeffrey Deitch, right in the middle of the Coneys Island amusement parks. About 35 walls feature some of todays best street artist – including many of my favourites such as Tristan Eaton, Lady … More NYC. Brooklyn. Coney Island Art Walls.
From Boerum Hill to Brooklyn Heights, the Brooklyn Bridge Park and the Brooklyn Flea on a Sunday. … More NYC. A perfect Sunday in Brooklyn.
I’m nout a fan of the suburbs, never been and probably never will be. But even as a city girl I can’t deny that suburban living has some perks: the quiet, the space, tree-lined street, detached houses and front and backyards. And now I finally found a suburb I’d be happy to live in: Ditmas Park … More NYC. Brooklyn. Exploring Ditmas Park.
The Underhill Walls are a street art project curated by Frankie Velez and Jeff Beler on the corner of Underhill Avenue and St. Johns Place in Prospect Heights. The “Frida’s Choice” (or as I call it: “Frida from the block”) piece by Albertus Joseph was my favourite, but all the other artworks are equally good. … More NYC. Brooklyn. The Underhill Walls street art project in Prospect Heights.
At the end of my NYC trip I finally took the time to explore Red Hook, a waterfront neighborhood in Brooklyn. … More NYC. Brooklyn. Exploring Red Hook.
Since 5Pointz in Queens is gone the Bushwick Collective is the best place to see street art in NYC. Here’s what I saw when I visited in early September: The Bushwick Collective is right at the Jefferson Street stop of the L train, about 15 minutes from Union Square in Manhattan.
During this years visit to New York I made good use of the new ferry system called “NYC Ferry” that was inaugurated this spring. New York is a city of islands: first and most popular Manhattan and as the name suggests Staten Island, but the boroughs of Brooklyn and Queens are also located on an … More New York. Exploring the city with the new NYC Ferry system.
After five nights in Brooklyn and two on the Bowery (the recap is here) I moved to the Chelsea International Youth Hostel. My single room with a shared bathroom (though you have a sink and a mirror in your room) cost me about $90 a might, which is a sweet deal for Manhattan. A breakfast … More NYC in summer 2017. Recap Pt II: 4 days in Chelsea.
I just returned from 12 day trip to New York where I had a fabulous summer vacation. I always wanted to do NYC in summer (almost did it last year) to enjoy the parks, beaches, coffee shops and flea & food markets in the sunshine. Within the first week in NYC I spent five days … More NYC in summer 2017. Recap Pt I: A week in Brooklyn and on the Bowery.
I was supposed to fly to New York in a few days, but I just got a job offer I can’t decline and had to cancel my flight. 😦 Though I’m a bit sad about not heading back to New York, more work means more money and that means more travels in the future. 🙂 … More NYC. Things to do in New York in Summer.