Arts & Culture

Queens: The Korean Community Welcomes a Buddhist Art Revival

Queens: The Korean Community Welcomes a Buddhist Art Revival

Modern artists take a page from the year 1392

Late Night Offering to the Mail Gods   

Late Night Offering to the Mail Gods   

At 10:45 p.m. on Tax Day, Mary McDonald stood at a desk at the James A. Farley Post Office Building on 31st Street and frowned through red acrylic glasses

Feeling Like a Giant in New York City

Feeling Like a Giant in New York City

Gulliver’s Gate, an exhibit in Times Square, shows off the world’s landmarks in miniature

Way of the Cross Over the Brooklyn Bridge

Way of the Cross Over the Brooklyn Bridge

                        Speakers lined the length of the Brooklyn Bridge projecting gospel hymns sung by a walking choir

Astoria: New Technology, Old Guard

Astoria: New Technology, Old Guard

Local business owners are not celebrating the community’s newly installed LinkNYC stations, though residents seem delighted with them.

Penny’s Puppet Playground

Penny’s Puppet Playground

Tucked away in the West Village is a small artist community, called Westbeth, where wooden elephants, lions and puppies gather together to enchant the children of New York City. The mastermind behind the production is a woman, who greets each family with a nurturing voice and warm hug, embellished in hot pink from head to […]

Wrapping Stones

Wrapping Stones

As unusual as the art of wrapping stones could seem, it is a profitable job for Robert Kolsin, a veteran from Queens. The reason for his success, he says, lays in the stones and their powers and good energy. Every day, he packs his jewelry in a suitcase, and travels to Manhattan to sell his art. His stand […]

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