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Getting back to school hasn’t been easy for many, but it’s been especially difficult for New York City. more
It’s been several months now since many museums and art galleries began welcoming visitors once again. Many are selling limited tickets, blocking out periods of time for visitors to peruse the galleries and glean what insights they can before shuffling out to make room for the next block. more
Last year was a time, for sure, many of us are more than willing to leave in the dust without so much as a second thought. But Doris Cordero had a particularly difficult 2020 even beyond the coronavirus pandemic. more
Of all the famous people who have called Wave Hill home over the decades — Theodore Roosevelt, Mark Twain, even famed conductor Arturo Toscanini — there’s one Karen Meyerhoff wishes was a part of that list: Sherlock Holmes. Yes, yes, Sherlock Holmes is a fictional character. But Meyerhoff — Wave Hill’s president and executive director since 2015 — has a real mystery for the famed sleuth: Where does the name “Wave Hill” come from? more
Charging that “landlord speculation and profiteering, and the imposition of oppressive rents threaten the survival of small businesses,” the Johnson Avenue Merchants Association has thrown its support behind a bill to establish commercial rent control in New York City. more
For anyone who has a chance to look across the Hudson River from the Bronx side, it’s a lot of views of the Palisades. But when people from the New Jersey side look back toward us, what do they see? A dozen Cuban-born artists who live on the other side of the Hudson have come together for “Shifting Streams: Twelve Artists by the Hudson River,” bringing a mix of watercolor, photography and more to the walls of Hostos’ Longwood Art Gallery. more
The beauty of art is in the eye of the beholder. Its symbolism and mystique can provide solace to anyone who studies it. more
Mass was celebrated a few weeks back at St. Margaret of Cortona Church for Sister Frances Devine, who died Oct. 5 in Dobbs Ferry. She was 102. more
Step aside, Stephane Grappelli — There’s a new jazz string musician in town. And she also happens to be the new artistic director for the Bronx Arts Ensemble. Bronx native and professional jazz violist Judith Insell has reached a new administrative height in a long history of organizational leadership. more
Inside the college’s art gallery — be it in-person or safely through a computer screen — executive director Bartholomew Bland tries to inject as much life as he can into a seemingly dead grounds. more
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