Monthly Archives: July, 2010

Continuing on our coverage of Hae-In’s recent Southern roadtrip, this week’s field trip takes us to the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville. The Ryman first opened as the Union Gospel Tabernacle in 1892. Built by Thomas Ryman, a riverboat captain and Nashville businessman who owned several saloons, the auditorium was originally built for the celebrated revivalist […]

Sunday, July 18, marked the last day of The Feast of Our Lady of Mt Carmel and San Paolino, an annual street festival brought to Williamsburg, Brooklyn by the neighborhood’s Italian immigrants from Nola, Italy (near Naples). From July 7 – 18, North Williamsburg was home this festival and ritual, which dates back to fifth-century […]

Join the Working Harbor Committee and OHNY on a boat tour to explore the Brooklyn waterfront and New York Harbor — places that are normally hidden from the eyes of most area residents and visitors. The American Princess II will depart Pier 17 at 6:15pm and explore the Brooklyn waterfront down to Sunset Park, over […]

Last Sunday July 11, intern Kathleen attended NYC’s annual Bastille Day Celebration. The event closed three blocks on 60th street from 5th Ave to Lexington Avenue and has been the largest celebration of its kind in the US for over a decade. Over 40 participating organizations, restaurants, musicians, performers, and bakeries gathered crowds of festive […]

Recently, OHNY’s program coordinator Hae-In took a Southern roadtrip. Starting in Austin, Texas, she made her way to New Orleans and ultimately Nashville. She was very surprised to find a full-scale model of the Parthenon in Nashville’s Centennial Park, just west of downtown. As several locals explained, Nashville is also known as the “Athens of […]

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