Beautiful arches, like the art deco skeletal system of a lost urban era, can be found throughout New York City, from Grand Central Terminal to bars and restaurants. Created with tiles by the Spanish father-and-son duo, Rafael Guastavino and his junior namesake, these structures were also marvels of artistic engineering, combining intricate brickwork with functional arrays of vaults and pillars, all leading to a kind of Mediterranean dreamworld of colonnades “hidden in plain sight,” as a new exhibition suggests, around the city.
At one time, Freshkills Park was the world’s largest landfill, receiving the majority of NYC’s waste. Now, it’s being made into a park nearly three times the size of Central Park, and Mayor Bloomberg announced yesterday it will soon include the city’s largest solar energy installation.
Graduating from college was one of the best time in our lives besides the nonstop parties celebrating the end of studying and test-taking, the excitement of packing up your life and starting a whole new adventure can’t be beat. But, then, the reality of moving sets in. Job hunting, apartment&
The pursuit of an editorial or writing career – like the pursuit of most things in New York City – is a thrilling, frightening, fascinating, uncertain course. In the beginning, it will break your heart and pay you pennies and test your allegiance to the city and to the language. But you knew this…