Cyclone in New York City

 Exciting day today in New York City history!   On June 26 back in 1927 “The Cyclone” rollercoaster opened in Coney Island. For 25 cents New Yorkers experienced a whirlwind ride that is still popular today.   The Cyclone was declared a New York City landmark on July 12, 1988, and was placed on the …

Dreaming Awake in Washington Heights

  Kathy Ruttenberg on exhibit at the Broadway Malls throughout Broadway Av. north of 64th street to 157th Sts. in Manhattan. In this particular presentation we creatively visualize “Fish Bowl” on view at Ilka Tanya Payan Park. To learn more about this exhibit visit here. Please share this moment in time 🙂 To creatively visualize …

First Black-American Newspaper

On this the 16th day of March, back in 1827, the first Black American newspaper, “Freedom’s Journal” began publishing in New York City. “Freedom’s Journal” was the first African-American owned and operated newspaper published in the United States. It was founded by black men in New York City and was published weekly until 1829. The publication was …