If you were a fan of Tatzu Nishi’s interior decorating style at the Discovering Columbus art installation at Columbus Circle this past fall, you can now literally take a piece home with you. The Public Art Fund is selling off furnishings from the exhibit that drew more than 100,000 visitors to Columbus Circle during the fall.
Hard to believe this actually happened, but… The NYPD bomb squad was called to Central Park on Friday to disarm a 233-year-old cannon. During a routine cleaning, Central Park Conservancy workers discovered that the Revolutionary War-era cannon was still packed with gunpowder, wadding, and a cannonball. The cannon was located in a storage shed along [...]
New York News | NYC Breaking News Multiple lawsuits filed by octogenarians on the Upper West Side these days… Posted yesterday about an 80-year-old UWS man who was kicked out of the public library for B.O. three years ago and is now suing for $5.5 million. Elsewhere in the neighborhood, 82-year-old Tatiana Strage is suing [...]
Sunday marks one of the most bizarre — yet equally fantastic — annual Upper West Side traditions: The blessing of animals for St. Francis Day at the UWS Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine (1047 Amsterdam, at 112th). The morning service is followed by an afternoon “fair” in the courtyard featuring an incredible array [...]
UPDATE 11/15: “Discovering Columbus” Art Installation Extended; Free Passes Now Available Through December 2nd (With new video) UPDATE 10/10: WSJ Review Of “Discovering Columbus”; Tickets Going Fast If you’ve ever wanted to get up-close-and-personal with the Christopher Columbus monument at Columbus Circle, now’s your chance. Discovering Columbus, a free and quirky art exhibition, opens today [...]
(Keep an eye on the right side of the video, around the 8-second mark) UPDATE 9/29: Overnight “Enhancements” (i.e Renovation) At UWS Fairway ————————————- UPDATE 9/29: Media coverage from NYT, WSJ, Daily News, NY Post, ABC, CBS, NBC, PIX, Fox, Gothamist, Huffington Post, NY Mag ————————————- UPDATE 9/28: Letterman Opens Thursday Night Monologue With Fairway Rat Joke ————————————- UPDATE 9/27: Video Coverage From Good Day NY [...]