Categories Archives: NYC Arts & Culture

The Strand Bookstore Offers Compromise to Avoid NY Landmark Building Status

 

February 2019 – Lower Manhattan
By Mike Leventhal APB Staff Reporter

In a emotional and sometimes combative second hearing before the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission, the owner of the iconic Strand Bookstore, Nancy Bass Wyden, continued her …

The Columbus Day Parade Fills Fifth Avenue with Italian Joy & Pride

The Columbus Day Parade Fills Fifth Avenue with Italian Joy & Pride


Monday, October 8, 2018 – New York City – By APB Staff Writer:

Fifth Avenue was lit up in green, white and red as thousands filled the streets …

The 2018 Dominican Day Parade in NYC Theme was “Our Youth, Our Future.”

Annual Dominican Day Parade’s theme focuses on Youth


Midtown Manhattan, Sunday, August 12, 2018  – By APB Staff Writer – 
 

The Dominican Day Parade is one of the biggest parties of the year in New York City and a …

METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART HOSTS THE OSCARS OF FASHION

METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART HOSTS THE OSCARS OF FASHION 


By:  Mike Leventhal, APB Staff Writer

For the record, it’s officially referred to as the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Benefit.

It’s a black-tie and gown event to raise funds …

NEW YORKERS EMBRACE AI WEIWEI’S GOOD FENCES MAKE GOOD NEIGHBORS PUBLIC ART EXHIBITS

 

By APB Staff Writer

October 2017, New York City:

New Yorkers and tourists in all five boroughs are flocking to see and experience renowned Chinese artist Ai Weiwei’s expansive Good Fences Make Good Neighbors public art exhibits.

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COLUMBUS DAY PARADE KICKS OFF AMID CONTINUING STATUE CONTROVERSY

 

APB News

By APB Staff Writer:

October 2017 : New York City

New York City’s Columbus Day Parade stepped off Monday morning under gloomy rainy skies and a continuing controversy about the statue of Christopher Columbus and celebrating him as a