Posts Tagged ‘Halloween’

Haunted Ground

Written by admin on . Posted in Arts & Film, Arts Our Town Downtown, Breaking News

The superlative ghostly hangouts of Downtown Manhattan By Annie Lubin Most (Proven) Haunted Place: Merchant’s House Museum The Merchant’s House Museum is the oldest New York City home to have survived virtually intact. Built in 1832 and occupied by the same family for 100 years, the house would be interesting if only because it’s a [&hellip
[ read more... ]

197 Comments

Ghosts of the Upper West Side

Written by admin on . Posted in News West Side Spirit

History prof. delves into haunted history of neighborhood By Allen Houston “This seemed like a fitting place to discuss ghosts,” Dr. Philip Ernest Schoenberg said. The history professor, dressed in a worn top hat and rumpled coat, stood in the darkening gloom outside of the headquarters of the American Society for Psychical Research on 73rd [&hellip
[ read more... ]

8 Comments

City Week: October 22 – October 28

Written by admin on . Posted in Arts & Film

A Selective Listing of Recommended Cultural & Community Events FRIDAY, OCTOBER 22 International Sculpture Center Anniversary—The ISC celebrates its 50th anniversary with a cocktail reception, entertainment and an art sale. Metropolitan Pavilion, The Metropolitan Suite, 123 W. 18th St., 2nd Fl.; 6 p.m., $350+. Bernstein Remembered—On the 20th anniversary of the death of Leonard Bernstein, [&hellip
[ read more... ]

5 Comments

Tips from Joan and Lidia

Written by admin on . Posted in Dewing Things Better, On Topic OTDT, Opinion and Column

Where have all the grandparents gone? Well, like the poignant song so movingly sung by Carole King at Clifton Maloney’s funeral, they’re “So Far Away,” surely off the radar screen of the custom- and view-shapers. Anyone hear about existing grandparents in the non-stop “Balloon Boy” coverage? Grandparents tend to be a bit more, say, socially [&hellip
[ read more... ]

Be the first to comment on this post

TACTICAL RETREAT

Written by admin on . Posted in Arts & Film, Film

There I was: Ten minutes before midnight this past Saturday at a packed downtown multiplex auditorium, right before the coming attractions to Saw V, and not one pair of seats could be found together. Any way you sliced it, it was a lose-lose situation. Anyone else might have sucked it up and sat down, but [&hellip
[ read more... ]

Be the first to comment on this post

GOING APE OVER HALLOWEEN

Written by admin on . Posted in News West Side Spirit, Notes From the Neighborhood west side spirit

Last week, students from the Goddard Riverside Head Start Program met with Curious George at the American Museum of Natural History as part of a preview for the museum’s 13th annual Halloween Celebration. During the Oct. 31 festivities, all four floors of the museum will open for trick-or-treating, arts and crafts and activities, with live [&hellip
[ read more... ]

Be the first to comment on this post

FAMILY-FRIENDLY PARADE

Written by admin on . Posted in News West Side Spirit, Notes From the Neighborhood west side spirit

The Riverside Park Fund invites families in need of a PG-alternative to the Village’s Halloween Parade to its annual Oct. 31 gathering. Lions, tigers, pirates and ghosts will follow a group of bagpipers from the Soldiers and Sailors Monument at West 89th Street to the Hippo Playground at West 91st Street. At the end of [&hellip
[ read more... ]

Be the first to comment on this post

..