Monthly Archives: May, 2010

The Mast Brothers chocolate factory in Williamsburg, Brooklyn is New York City’s only bean to bar chocolate factory, where cacao beans are roasted, ground up, processed, aged, tempered and packaged into chocolate bars. Self-taught brothers Rick and Michael Mast renovated an old garage space, adding dark wood paneled counters and shelves, but kept the lofty, […]

This past last Saturday, OHNY’s executive director, Renee Schacht, attended The Glass House, a new play about Mies van der Rohe and Philip Johnson and how the Farnsworth House and the Glass House came to be.  Written by June Finfer and produced by Kyle Bergman, an architect along with his brother Evan Bergman, a director, […]

OHNY program coordinator, Hae-In, recently dropped by the Diana Center, the newest building on Barnard’s campus in Morningside Heights. Designed by Weiss/Manfredi and opened in February, the Diana Center serves as the student activity center and is also utilized by the art, architecture and performance departments. The building stands out as one approaches campus along […]

From the time it was ruled by the Roman Empire, when the city was known as Constantinople, to being conquered by Ottoman Turks in the 1400s, Istanbul is steeped in history and culture. Jessica, OHNY’s program manager along with her best friend Colleen embarked on a 5,026-mile journey to Istanbul, Turkey for two weeks in […]

The Limelight Marketplace opened this afternoon (a little behind schedule). Located nearby our office on 6th Avenue and 20th Street, OHNY dropped by the opening today for a quick peek. Although the name references the infamous nightclub, the space has been transformed into a mini mall, with remnants of the 163-year-old church. The only thing […]

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