Carnage on Wall Street

Prior to 9/11, terrorism was no stranger to NYC. On this date Sept. 16, back in 1920, a Horse-drawn wagon bomb exploded on Wall Street outside the headquarters of the J.P. Morgan bank. The explosion killed 38 people and injured hundreds more. The crime was never solved. Authorities believe it was the destructive, senseless work …

Tribute in Lights

     Video tour on 9/11/20 exploring light displays that remember our loss on 9/11/01. Please share this moment in time 🙂 To creatively visualize art and learn more about what’s on display in New York’s public spaces connect here. If you live in New York or are/will be visiting join me here for in-person, …

The Queen of the Waves is from NYC

Today we remember New Yorker, Olympian Swimmer, and “Queen of the Waves” Gertrude Ederle. On August 6th, back in 1926, she became the 1st woman to swim the English Channel. It took her 14 hours and 34 minutes to complete the swim. This was Ederle’s second attempt to swim the channel. Her first try on …

Artistic Crime of the 20th Century

Today’s NY historic event is emotionally charged and will be remembered for ages to come. On this date August 7th, back in 1974, French stuntman Philippe Petit walked a tightrope between the Twin Towers of the then recently-dedicated World Trade Center in Lower Manhattan. He performed this 1,350 feet above the ground. The feat become …