Bells in the New York Waterfront

New exhibit in the New York Waterfront explores how bells work in our society helping bring about the desired social order:  I’ve always liked how bells mark and accentuate time. In a city where time ended on 9/11, I feel this to be another great display that helps us come closer to understanding the …

A Star Shot in New York City

Some days in New York City history are beyond tragic. Today is one of those days. On this date, back in 1980,  Rock Music icon John Lennon was shot and killed by Mark David Chapman outside the Dakota Apartments on the Upper West Side. The first bullet missed, passing over Lennon’s head and hitting a window …

Statues for Equality in NYC

On this video-tour we see how Australian artists Gillie and Marc’s Statues for Equality aim to balance gender representation in public art, and honor women’s contributions to society. In New York City, less than 3% of statues are female, with Sydney and London following suit with 4% and 3% respectively. Gillie and Marc are on …