1. The Unisphere in Flushing Meadows Corona Park in Queens The Unisphere was built by the United States Steel Cooperation for the World’s Fair in 1964/65. It’s “dedicated to man’s aspirations toward peace through mutual understanding and symbolizing his achievements in an expanding universe”. A smaller version of it can be found at Columbus Circle in… Read More NYC. The 15 best public art pieces in New York City.
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. 🙂… Read More NYC. Things to do in New York in Summer.
A bunch of pictures I’ve taken during my two weekends in NYC in May (recaps are here and here).
A few street art snaps from my visit in May. Here’s the recap of the first weekend and here’s the second weekends recap.
I got back to NYC from Chicago around noon on Friday and checked into my hotel on the Bowery: the Bowery House where I had already stayed last year in May. The Bowery House is a former flop house which was made into a stylish hotel. The location is perfect: on the Bowery between East Houston… Read More NYC. A weekend in the city. (May 2016 recap)
From Madrid I flew straight to JFK and was lucky enough to get through immigration within 45 minutes! A new record for me at JFK, I rememberd the lines to be much longer during last vistits. For this weekend I stayed at International Student Redisidence on 341 Broadway in Williamsburg, right a the Marcy Avenue stop.… Read More NYC. A weekend in May – recap
One of my favourite past-times in New York is visiting one of the many flea and/or food markets on the weekend, such as the Brooklyn Flea, Smorgasburg or Hell’s Kitchen Flea. During my last visit I got to visit the Hester Street Fair on the Lower East Side and the LIC Flea & Food in Queens… Read More NYC. Markets: Hester Street Fair and L.I.C. Flea & Food
See: Isa Genzken’s “Two Orchids” at Doris C. Freedman Plaza Manhattan from above at the new WTC observation deck Calatravas “Oculus” – the new transportation hub at the WTC Visit: The Low Line Lab on the Lower East Side the Metropolitan Museum and its rooftop terrace the Hester Street Fair Do: Target First Saturday at… Read More New York. Plans for May 2016.
Upcoming trips: a weekend in Rome and two trips to the US 2016 is looking mighty fine – at least in terms of my travels and airfare. Just a few days ago I booked a weekend trip to Rome (30€ return flights with RyanAir!) for the end of this month. A few things on my to-do list:… Read More Travel plans 2016
The Revson Fountain in the middle of the Plaza of Lincoln Center is one of my favourite spots to chill in NYC, especially in the evening when you can watch people going to or coming from the opera or ballet and families, friends or couples that live nearby just spending time together outside. The… Read More NYC. Manhattan. At the Lincoln Center fountain at night.