Thursday, May 31, 2018
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
Tuesday, May 29, 2018
Monday, May 28, 2018
East Coast War Memorial in Battery Park. Its axis is oriented on the Statue of Liberty. On each side of the axis are four gray granite pylons upon which are inscribed the name, rank, organization and state of each of the 4,611 missing in the waters of the Atlantic.
Sunday, May 27, 2018
Merchant Mariners’ Memorial at Battery Park. “This memorial serves as a marker for America’s merchant marines resting in the unmarked ocean depths,” reads its plaque. In World War II alone, an estimated 700 American merchant ships were lost, claiming the lives of 6,600 mariners
Saturday, May 26, 2018
Friday, May 25, 2018
Thursday, May 24, 2018
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
The Alamo, Astor Place Cube or simply The Cube, was created by the artist Tony Rosenthal, who died in 2009. It was named by the artist's wife because its scale and mass reminded her of the Alamo Mission in San Antonio , originally known as Misión San Antonio de Valero.
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
The New York Public Library's Beaux-Arts Edna Barnes Salomon Room on the third floor of the Stephen A. Schwarzman Building at Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street with free wi-fi and charging stations is free for everybody even without library cards The 4,500 square foot room is able to seat 128 readers.
Monday, May 21, 2018
Sunday, May 20, 2018
Saturday, May 19, 2018
Washington Square Park in the Greenwich Village. The marble arch erected in 1892 was modeled after the Arc de Triomphe in Paris.The first fountain next to the arch was completed in 1852 and replaced in 1872 by a fountain from one of the southern entrances to Central Park at 59th Street.
Friday, May 18, 2018
Thursday, May 17, 2018
La Grenouille, a historic French restaurant at 3 East 52nd Street. In this house Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, who wrote The Little Prince, spent time with his friend, the painter Bernard Lamotte. It was in the upstairs room of La Grenouille where Bernard resided and where paragraphs worthy of a little prince were written.
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Statue of Peter Cooper, a native New Yorker, philanthropist, industrialist, and inventor by sculptor Augustus Saint-Gaudens near Astor Palce. Cooper inventions include the first trans-Atlantic telegraph cable and America’s first functioning steam engine. Cooper also invented Jell-o, with help from his wife, Sarah.
Sunday, May 13, 2018
The first President of the United States George Washington said :"All I am I owe to my mother. I attribute all my success in life to the moral, intellectual and physical education I received from her."
104 years ago, on May 14 the 28th President of the United States Woodrow Wilson proclaimed Mother’s Day a national celebration. Happy Mother's Day!