the aftermath of yesterday’s earthquake in new york city

The tragedy of yesterday’s 5.8 earthquake was not lost on New York City, where no less than four thousand soufflés fell and tens of...

the reality on the ground in new york city in advance of hurricane irene

I’ve been in New York City for twenty-five years and what has happened today is unprecedented thus far – and Hurricane Irene hasn’t even...

weak hurricane [now tropical storm] irene in nyc: flooding and power issues, and fun...

From midtown Manhattan, it seems that the worst is over. The power is still on and there is little damage on the streets. At...

a national hero of uruguay in downtown manhattan

As I was walking from Flyingnorthblog International Headquarters in the South Village of New York City toward Canal Street in Tribeca, I followed Sixth...

a piece of new york city subway history reveals itself in greenwich village

Just a few blocks from the flyingnorthblog international headquarters in New York City, one can find the West 4th Street subway station, in the...

the newseum in washington, dc

I had heard a lot about the Newseum but never actually made it there the many times I had been to Washington, DC. This...

kennedy space center and the space shuttle atlantis

The John F. Kennedy Space Center is the NASA facility supporting Launch Complex 39 , originally built for the Saturn V, the largest and...

hurricane irene update: manhattan island floods in advance of the real power of the...

As of 9:30am Eastern Standard Time, with Hurricane Irene showing the very beginnings of its power, New York City is already inundated, and Manhattan...

sip an espresso at caffé reggio and be transported to the past

In the heart of New York City's Greenwich Village, just steps away from the city's famous Washington Square, is a café that has been...

the heidelberg project: detroit’s ghetto guggenheim

Driving through one of Detroit's most deteriorated neighborhoods, one comes upon Heidelberg Street, and a controversial artistic enclave known as "The Heidelberg Project," sometimes...

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