"Scenes from the Collection" allows viewers to understand what, why, and how the Museum has chosen the objects it displays and what those choices say about the evolving identity of the institution within the context of world events. At the same time, The Frick Collection has Francisco de Zurbarán’s thirteen canvases representing the Old Testament patriarch Jacob and his sons.
As the world commemorates International Holocaust Remembrance Day this season, two New York art institutions – The Jew...
Olivia Kate Cerrone’s prose takes a decidedly backseat to the riveting story she tells in The Hunger Saint, focused on the controversial sulfur mining industry in Sicily in 1948. For the uninitiated, this chapter of Italian history may shock and may be hard to read, as Cerrone does not give us a break — we are witnesses to the sulfur-laden air, we are trapped not only in the mine but in a life few could negotiate, yet the story is so compelling that one can read it in a single day.
Two of them were listed in the New York Times’ 52 Places to Go in 2018. One of them is associated with the birth of Skype, while the third is one you don’t hear much about, but certainly will in 2018.
Just above Russia, and side by side with Scandinavia, the Baltics have often been add-ons to itineraries to Russia, Germany, Poland and Finland, but this year the region is showing up as a centerpiece.
Operator Busabout’s brochure describes the region as “scandalously sexy,” as Estonia, Latvia a...
When you are planning a trip, likely you deal with the main details: the flight and the hotel. If you have any time left over, you may be able to scope out restaurants. The nightlife may be the last part of your research, and therefore, the most left up to chance. This is how we end up in a dive bar with no character, just because it is around the corner from our hotel.
We don't expect you to plan your trip down to the letter, but articles like this can help to make your nights feel as bright...
New York City is home to legendary steakhouses dating back to the 1800s as well as former speakeasies that stand shoulder to shoulder or chop to chop alongside newcomers with more eclectic approaches. Some of the new arrivals don't even try to break the mold, yet others are investing in extravagant decors in a nod to the finer sex with expense accounts.
When choosing which restaurants to include on our list of the top ten steakhouses in New York City, we looked for delectable, mouth-watering ...
A writer, poet, and journalist she considers herself first Italian and then American.
To bring poetry to people is her mission: for 36 years she has successfully hosted the radio program The Poet and the Poem
When the blood of the U.S. ran hot with Black nationalism, gay rights, and the cultural revolution, in 1977, an Italian-American named Grace Cavalieri, suburban housewife, mother of four, living on a Naval base, was one of the founders of an “all jazz radio station” WPFW-FM, the first Bl...
The power of live music to make folks feel good is on full display at a host of New York nightclubs, cabaret spaces, and rooftop bars with spectacular views of the Hudson or East River. If listening to bands and vocalists show off their skills is how you like to spend an evening, you'll find that New York does things right. Multiple options let you tap into the venues that 10Best readers favor, like Amateur Night at the fabled Apollo in Harlem, or B.B. King's Blues Club & Grille steps away fr...
Interest in river cruises and traveling onboard ships with a smaller passenger capacity is on the rise among travelers, according to the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA).
“The small ship sector is a vital and constantly evolving part of the overall cruise industry that excels at creating unmatched travel experiences, making it more popular than ever,” said Cindy D’Aoust, president and CEO, CLIA.
The newest trends showcase itineraries for active travelers, food and wine aficionado...
it started when Manorhouses in the northern part of the country flung their doors open to host the public as overnight guests. Soon river cruise companies, looking to add new ships and new itineraries, began to ply the Douro River. Add in a few glasses of local wine, and a new focus on wellness, and you have a confluence of trends on the Douro River.
For sure, Norway is perceived as a safe destination, no small matter in volatile times, but that is not its main selling point: the real attraction here is nature – the fjords are unique, new cruises traverse the coastal and inland waterways, the culture is accessible, rail travel is fast, efficient and scenic and now Norway is a new star on the culinary tourism map with Michelin-starred restaurants in Oslo and Bergen.
The Muppets Bring Family Values to Queens: Jim Henson’s Fantastic World of Puppets, Kindness and Wisdom at MoMi
Who doesn’t love at least one Muppet character even if you did not grow up with them? And who wouldn’t want the Muppets as next-door neighbors?
No less than eight Michelin stars sparkle above Baiersbronn tucked away in SouthWest Germany's Black Forest National Park. Three world-class starry-eyed Michelin chefs cook up a storm at this outpost of just 15,000 inhabitants just one hour from Stuttgart.
Each chef lords it over kitchens that produce epicurean treasures inside three hotels -- Hotel Traube Tonbach, Hotel Sackmann and the Hotel Bareiss -- that grandmothers founded during bad times in the Black Forest, and lucky for us, these women left a legacy of hospitality and fine food.
East Harlem’s walls are literally covered in wall murals but this tour focused on those concentrated in a small area -- 103rd Street to 107th Street and Second Avenue to Park Avenue. Technically considered graffiti, murals can also be banners of honor, inspiration and a canvas for the love artists share for the place.
The secret is out: Scotland’s top cities -- Edinburgh and Glasgow are wonderful. The Scottish Highlands are magical. Distillery experiences are better than ever. Golf is more accessible. It is a great destination for outdoors and adventure travel. It is also an incredible food destination as Edinburgh alone has five Michelin-starred restaurants with only a population of 500,000, say purveyors of Scottish travel products.