Monthly Archives: July, 2011

This is Hae-In’s last Field Trip Friday! To mark the occasion, we are switching things up for today and posting the last segment of the Germany trip re-cap in the form of a mini guide to Berlin. If you have been to Berlin recently, hopefully you recognize some of these sites, and if not, go […]

Join the Center for Architecture Foundation and openhousenewyork to explore Governors Island, a fabulous getaway just minutes from Manhattan by ferry. We’ll visit historic forts, Victorian houses and learn about past uses and future plans for the island. Bring a picnic or buy it there and stay for the afternoon to enjoy all the island has […]

Hidden Harbor Tour® with the Working Harbor Committee Tuesday, August 16, 6:15pm Join OHNY and the Working Harbor Committee on a boat tour to explore the Brooklyn waterfront and New York Harbor – places that are normally hidden from the eyes of most residents and visitors. The Zephyr will depart Pier 16 at 6:15pm and […]

Continuing where we left off with Hae-In’s trip to Germany, today we travel to the village of Hohenschwangau near Füssen in southwest Bavaria, to visit the Neuschwanstein Castle. Commissioned by King Ludwig II of Bavaria, the castle was built as a retreat and homage to his favorite composer, Richard Wagner. Neuschwanstein means “New Swan Stone” in […]

Recently, OHNY staffers Renee and Hae-In went to see Maira Kalman: Various Illuminations (of a Crazy World) at The Jewish Museum. It is the last stop of this exhibition, which started last year at the Institute of Contemporary Art in Philadelphia. Kalman’s work is characterized by her whimsical style, bright colors and curiosity, and OHNY […]

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