Setbacks with the World Trade Center Memorial and Museum

South Pool of the WTC Memorial

Over the past few years, plans have been set in motion to try and create an underground World Trade Center Memorial Museum. The museum was supposed to be created to commemorate all of the victims of the 9/11 attacks and was scheduled to open on September 11th, 2012, the 11th anniversary of the attacks. The museum would also be opening one year after the revealing of a September 11th memorial at the site of the buildings that in its first few months of opening, drew well over 1 million visitors. The museum is intended to add to the memorial and …continue reading

Fashion Trends in NYC

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A Heads Up On Style In The First City of Fashion

London, Paris and Milan – European cities whose bias toward their own designers often results in little mention of emerging U.S talent. New York; a hot-bed of textiles talent and home-grown designers aka Michael Kors and Donna Karan. When it comes to fashion forwardness, Europe lags considerably in the futuristic department. Versace and Dior are known for their flowing classic cuts and bohemian trends, yet rarely do the houses showcase street-style – probably one of the most defining fashion trends of the 21st Century. Conversely, New York is also affiliated …continue reading

Famous New Yorkers

Many native New Yorkers have been the recipent of the Nobel Prize.

Each city has its heroes. A big city has big heroes. New York has its share of famous people, both from the past and the future. The city’s boundless energy, its magnetism, and versatility have inspired many generations of New Yorkers.

Even today the city remains the center of contemporary art with its numerous art galleries, museums, and most importantly — talented people.

New Yorkers have succeeded in many fields through the centuries. The city can be proud of its famous writers, poets, playwrights, painters, actors, musicians, and architects. There are also New Yorkers, Nobel Prize winners in every category of this prestigious …continue reading