One of the most impressive exhibits at the American Museum of Natural History in NYC are the stuffed animals. The technical term is taxidermy, and if done right, it's art. The pity is that it's going extinct. Of all the taxidermists listed on the AMNH website, only two are potentially living, and none of them work … Continue reading Taxidermy at the American Museum of Natural History, NYC
This is a continuation of a post from 2007 entitled "A weekend in Manhattan". In it, I promised more photos from New York were forthcoming. What can I say... I like long-awaited sequels... I kept that promise in part with "Manhattan, from the top of the Empire State Building" and "Walking out on hope", but … Continue reading New York City
The Algonquin will soon host its 90th anniversary of the Algonquin Round Table, and they're holding a Commemorative Symposium of Wit and Wisdom on November 17th, from 7-9 pm. Tickets cost $100 each. Should be a lot of fun. We stayed at the Algonquin Hotel in 2007, during our weekend trip to Manhattan, and we … Continue reading The Algonquin Hotel in Manhattan
This year's (2009) Fourth of July fireworks in Manhattan, NYC, as filmed by Andrei Severny from CityAction. 4TH OF JULY FIREWORKS (2009) from Andrei Severny on Vimeo.