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If you’ve ever been captivated by the art of glassblowing, it may be time to start planning a trip to Corning, New York. The Corning Museum of Glass—built in 1951 and designed by legendary American architect Wallace K. Harrison—is wrapping up a...
In the midst of empty lots and abandoned buildings, turn-of-the-century factories dwarf a windowless structure nearby. The freshly painted brick building bears no signage—or, for that matter, any indication about what goes on within its walls.  ...
Over the course of its 120-year history, New York’s Waldorf-Astoria has given the world some highly recognizable recipes. The most obvious example, of course, is the Waldorf salad—a dressed mixture of walnuts, celery, apples and grapes, created fo...
Text-based artist Jenny Holzer will design a piece for New York City’s new AIDS Memorial. Already known in the community for her permanent work at 7 World Trade Center, Holzer plans to use lines from Walt Whitman’s “Song of Myself” to create a spi...
A plane ran off the runway at New York’s LaGuardia Airport this morning as it tried to land amid icy conditions. The aircraft, a Delta MD-88 coming from Atlanta, crashed into a fence around 11 a.m., but avoided going into the water that edges LaGu...
When it comes to destination-inspired fragrances, the scent of New York City is probably far from the top of most people's wish list, as its signature smell during the summer could reasonably be described as eau de hot garbage. Fortunately, Che...
Much like MoMA, the Guggenheim, and the Met, The Armory Show is a New York arts institution. An annual fair with roots harkening back to the early 20th century, it brings together galleries from nearly 30 countries on Piers 92 and 94 in central Ma...
Seeking inspiration for the next photography excursion? These upcoming photo exhibits will be all it takes to go from dreaming to plane boarding.  Each explores the relationship between photography and the emergence of travel, particularly photogr...
For many people in the country, travel is, quite simply, a financial impossibility—and one that keeps thousands of children from experiencing anything outside the towns they were born in. A 22-year-old in New York is trying to change that. Stan...
Skin-care companies are taking a locavore approach, producing goods with a strong sense of place. Just as chefs are increasingly careful about knowing where their food comes from, beauty brands are thinking more about what goes into their produ...
Winter is far from over, but it’s never too early to start planning your summer vacation. This year, why not forgo the traditional beach getaway for a trip that gets your creative juices flowing. Thanks to a new trend of specialty sleep-away ca...
It’s the middle of February. In the dead of winter. In New York City. Finding an activity for my kids that we haven’t done, to paraphrase my son, “One-hundred times already,” has become a desperate scenario. When you live in a two-bedroom apartmen...
We’ve all accidentally left things behind in hotel rooms—I’m still upset over a cosmetic case I forgot in London a few years back. But have you ever stopped to think about what happens to these neglected personal items after their owners head home...
Passersby strolling the stretch of New York City’s Sixth Avenue between Grand and Thompson streets can spot a new public art installation outside The James hotel. “Slow Dance and the Daylight” is a mural by Brooklyn-based artist Paul Wackers that ...
Ariana Grinblat realized a dream in opening her namesake restaurant in New York's Soho neighborhood last year. But the 28-year-old Russian American already has one successful career behind her—and would be easily recognized on the streets of Mosco...