Archive for the ‘Manhattan’ Category
Xu Bing’s Phoenixes shows up at St. John the Divine — UPDATED with Philippe Petit’s walk at opening!
A paen to the Chinese migrant worker inspired by Buddhist values. Xu lived in NYC for 20 years and considers it his 2nd home.
The deepest life comes when your arms are around the poor at a moment of need. That is why organizations like The Bowery Mission is the address for the true meaning of New York City: a city of the deeper life; the more compassionate life; a city in which the least of us counts even [...]
This broadcast of the Abyssinian Baptist Church Choir & Chamber Orchestra honors the men & women killed or injured in the Metro North derailment. Donna Smith, a volunteer fire chaplain, was on her way to hear The Messiah. Jim Lovell was on his way to help with setting up the Christmas tree at Rockefeller Center. Also killed was Kisook Ahn, a nurse, and James M. Ferrari. More than 60 were injured.
If you want to give a quirky, intriguing present to people who love urban sleuthing, this is it.
1776 feet into glory! 1 World Trade Center mobile photo from Kosciuszko Bridge.
A video recap of the 285 religious sites on the Lower East Side
The Hudson River was marked off as divine, the streets were paved with holiness and its walkers were empowered by sacred energy.
Eddie Stern created the Broome Street Ganesha Temple inside his yoga center in 2001.
Pastor Richard Del Rio runs as a political outsider but a community insider