Located at the northwest gate of Central Park in Manhattan, Frederick Douglass Circle features an appropriately larger-than-life sculpture of the abolitionist, author and orator.Read More
What I noticed first about the equestrian monument to Joan of Arc on Manhattan’s West Side, as I approached from a pedestrian path in the small park named for the French patriot, is that she and her horse were not noticeable.Read More
It had been a long time. More than a decade ago, I attended evening tours of the Metropolitan Museum of Art guided by the ultra-enthusiastic art historian Lee Sandstead, who later hosted the Art Attack program on the Travel Channel. Of course, I’ve visited the museum many times since then, but not after dark.
If you stroll through Central Park and approach the Delacorte Theater, famous for its Shakespearian productions, a sculpture there will command your attention.Read More
While you likely never read about them in any geography texts, four continents are located on the southern tip of Manhattan island.Read More