Tag: New York

View from the High Line, NYC

Photo: Step back in time on New York City’s High Line

  "The Kiss"--An iconic image, painted on a wall in Chelsea, Manhattan, provides a burst of color on a cloudy day—seen from the High Line. Related...
Survival of Serena, by Carole Fuerman

Summer in New York City—in the water, on the water

The Heat Wave of summer 2012 came to New York along with gazillions of tourists. As it happens, I am one of them. There’s...
Manhattan skyline from Weehawken, New Jersey

Desayuno Cubano

The view of New York City from the bus top on JFK Boulevard in Weehawken, New Jersey is one of the best going, as...
Detail from 15th-century Koran, Uzbekistan

The Met’s new Islamic wing

This is a slice of a page from a monumental rendering of the Koran, from present-day Uzbekistan. Almost as tall as a door, it...
Autumn on the High Line, Manhattan, New York

Autumn on the High Line

A new stretch of New York’s High Line on Manhattan’s West Side opened last summer, and yesterday, I had a chance to walk it....
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