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Unicorns at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York

Unicorns at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York

May 13, 2013 No Comments The Cloisters’ at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City is turning 75. In honor of this diamond anniversary, unicorns will be present for a special exhibit. That’s right, unicorns! These are not just your ordinary variety of unicorn either. They hail from the late Middle Ages, and are represented by beautiful tapestries ...

 

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New York City on a Budget: Best Family Attractions Under $20

New York City on a Budget: Best Family Attractions Under $20

March 20, 2012 No Comments Whether you live in New York or are visiting on a family holiday, you don’t need to go broke to have some fun. Below is an alphabetically ordered list of great family attractions in New York City that are affordable. Come discover these gems.   American Museum of Natural History – Manhattan This prominent museum is home ...

 

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Wintery Wonderland – Lake Placid New York

Wintery Wonderland – Lake Placid New York

December 13, 2011 No Comments Listening to a little Irving Berlin in the holiday season may put you in the mood for some snowy scenery. Maybe something that’s a bit of a throwback, when Currier and Ives prints were not historic views of the past, but rather realistic depictions of the present. Skaters on lakes, snowy fields, no real reason ...

 

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Modern Art and Modern Ice Cream – New York City Treats

Modern Art and Modern Ice Cream – New York City Treats

October 7, 2011 No Comments A big city – and New York City is certainly one of the biggest metropolitan areas in the world – is full of surprises and treats. Some of them are classic attractions, like the many wonders to be found in the multi-level Museum of Modern Art on the upper East side of Manhattan. Some are hidden ...

 

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Brooklyn Bridge and the Statue of Liberty – Two New York Icons

Brooklyn Bridge and the Statue of Liberty – Two New York Icons

October 6, 2011 No Comments On a recent trip to New York City, there were two classics of New York site-seeing that my kids had on their ‘must see’ list. They wanted to walk the Brooklyn Bridge, and they wanted to see the Statue of Liberty. Both ended up being a compromise – Brooklyn Bridge is a long walk for ...

 

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Our Family Visit to New York City – Off the Beaten Track

Our Family Visit to New York City – Off the Beaten Track

October 2, 2011 No Comments When you take tots to the city, the world opens up. The city itself is a world to a child, and one as vast as New York offers many different worlds to explore. We were able to go to several areas of this great American city that I hadn’t spent much time in before, and ...

 

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Visiting Ground Zero: An Experience You Will Never Forget

Visiting Ground Zero: An Experience You Will Never Forget

February 21, 2011 No Comments The tragic events of September 11, 2001 have become one of our nation’s defining moments. Who doesn’t remember exactly where they were and what they were doing when they first learned of the attacks? I was at my parents’ house, sleeping off a party the night before. My Story On the evening of September 10, ...

 

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