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Apr
19

AMREF’s Contemporary African Art Auction is now LIVE on Artsy

Caught of preview of the beautiful work now up for auction on Artsy for the 2018 Amref ArtBall. The auction is now live, so now is the time to pick […]

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Neighborhoods

Feb
26

Jose Parla Diary of Brooklyn

The new Barclays Center Stadium in Downtown Brooklyn opened with some controversy and pizazz. Locals hate the traffic it’ll bring, soda drinkers were pissed because it was the first location to […]

Feb
23

Sculptural Escape Off 57th Street

Sometimes I really love Midtown- I know, its not “cool” but whatever, there are some great hidden gems there, and the lack of coolness make them authentic. Take for example […]

Feb
22

Midtown Manhattan Art Walk

    Midtown Manhattan is the most concentrated area of New York with the most Art Nerd site to see. Use the map below to find out what’s near your hotel […]

Feb
14

The Monkey Bar and Hotel Elysee

Lit Nerd Wednesday! I have mixed feelings about Midtown — like the rest of the city, I find some of the modern architecture kind of awful but I really like the […]

Feb
7

The Bunker

Lit Nerd Wednesday! Where do I start when it comes to William S. Burroughs? From the moment he stepped foot in New York City it was high drama, be it […]

Jan
26

The Met’s Period Rooms

Everyone knows The Met is the city’s most epic museum, with a vast collection from ancient to modern. I don’t have to tell you that it is a must see. […]

Jan
17

Brooklyn Heights

Lit Nerd Wednesday! On a tree-lined street in Brooklyn Heights a faded plaque rests on one of the many brownstones that dot the area — fitting as the reputation of […]

Jan
10

West 8th Street

Lit Nerd Wednesday!   It’s strange to think of West Eighth Street as anything but a few blocks of tacky shoe stores but in the 1950s and 60s it was […]

Dec
15

What is Now Bergdorfs was Once the Largest NYC Mansion of the Gilded Era

We love Bergdorf Goodman for its continual celebration of art-meets-fashion with their innovative windows. But before the fashion mecca was built in 1928, the corner was home to the largest […]

Dec
13

Cafe Le Metro

Lit Nerd Wednesday! Even if you think you know a ton about the lost literary haunts of NYC, you come across some surprises like Cafe Le Metro. Situated in what […]

Nov
21

Keith Haring Pop Shop

I was lucky enough to go to be in New York before Keith Haring’s all-encompassing Pop Shop closed. It was open during a time before Museum Shops had little beyond […]

Nov
15

Gotham Book Mart

Lit Nerd Wednesday! Oh, the plight of the independent bookstore and it’s increasingly likelihood of extinction — like many towns and cities across the country New York City can’t escape this […]

Nov
14

Botero’s Adam and Eve aka Golden Dong

Fernando Botero is known for his luscious curvaceous figures in sculpture and painting, some just refer to it as “fat.” Trained as a matador and set designer, Botero has declared […]

360 West 11th Street
Nov
13

Palazzo Chupi

It was originally bright pink and named after a lollipop, that sounds about right. Julian Schnabel’s homage to himself, Palazzo Chupi, rises like a pink Barbie house in the West […]

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