(web)site seeing, books and media

New York as Art

There are two amazing artists that have turned their detailed and talented eyes toward Gotham and produced two of the most beautiful illustrations of New York City I have ever seen. First Jenni Sparks. She has created a beautiful NYC map – somehow chaotic and balanced at the same time with all the details and accuracy you could want combined…

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Gotham Grub Goes Virtual

As I said yesterday, I sometimes get a bit homesick for Manhattan but that when actual visits weren’t possible virtual visits helped a lot. With all the social media material places like the Guggenheim and High Line were posting online – it was easier and easier to keep up, in real time, even when on the other side of the…

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Watching NYC from the UK

Greetings all – and happy thanksgiving! I haven’t been posting much lately and while I don’t see the point in making excuses, I do feel I should offer some sort of explanation. My fellow New Yorkers (and those who are virtual new yorkers), I am moving. Yes, I am moving from NYC. But wait – not just moving but moving…

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NYC Museum Twitters

it’s follow a museum day on Twitter and so my recommendations are as follows: @metmuseum @atAMNH @tenementmuseum @TheJewishMuseum and just to prove I do know there’s more to the museum landscape than NYC – @britishmuseum. Of course there are soooooo many great institutions doing all sorts of interesting things with their twitter feed (or feeds in some cases). Check out…

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