NYC. A perfect (Fri)day in Midtown Manhattan.

How to spend a perfect day in Midtown Manhattan, Central Park and the Upper East Side.… Read More NYC. A perfect (Fri)day in Midtown Manhattan.

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NYC. Brooklyn. The Underhill Walls street art project in Prospect Heights.

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.… Read More NYC. Brooklyn. The Underhill Walls street art project in Prospect Heights.

New York. Exploring the city with the new NYC Ferry system.

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… Read More New York. Exploring the city with the new NYC Ferry system.

NYC in summer 2017. Recap Pt I: A week in Brooklyn and on the Bowery.

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… Read More NYC in summer 2017. Recap Pt I: A week in Brooklyn and on the Bowery.

NYC. The 15 best public art pieces in New York City.

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.