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Meatpacking District NYC Downloadable Map

The Meatpacking District in NYC is one of the busiest restaurant, bar and shopping scenes in the city.  Its charismatic 19th century buildings date from when this was the meat processing market for New York.  They give the area a perfect pedestrian … Continue reading

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Somethings To Know – New York Botanical Garden

Art’s not the only thing on display this weekend in New York City.  The 9th annual New York Botanical Garden Orchid Show brings the bright lights and glamour of Broadway to the garden with technicolor orchids. The Orchid Show- On Broadway … Continue reading

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Somethings To Know – Art Shows New York City

New York City is abuzz with art shows this week.  Many of the shows feature emerging contemporary and modern art from galleries in New York and around the world.  For information on venues and schedules see below. The Armory Show Piers 92 … Continue reading

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New York City Museums – Whitney Museum of American Art

On view at the Whitney Museum until April 10, 2011 is Modern Life: Edward Hopper and His Time.  Approximately 80 works by Hopper and artists such as Charles Burchfield, Reginald Marsh John Sloan, Paul Strand and are on display. Whitney Museum of American Art 945 … Continue reading

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New York City Museums – MoMA

Now showing at the MoMA in New York is Picasso: Guitars 1912–1914. The exhibition explores some sixty-five collages, constructions, drawings, paintings, and photographs created by the artist. Picasso Guitars 1912-1914 February 13 – June 6, 2011 Museum of Modern Art 11 West … Continue reading

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Style & Design We Like – Best of Breed Dog Show

Fred Conrad from the NY Times photographed 102 champion dogs, each the Best in Breed, at the Westminster Dog Show.  Take a look at nytimes.com.

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Somethings To Know – New York Public Library

After a three-year preservation project that has restored its white marble facade, the 100 year old Beaux Arts styled New York Public Library has never looked better.  The facade is gorgeous, but don’t stop there.  Inside are some of the … Continue reading

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