Posts Tagged ‘metropolitan museum of art’

Tapped In: Virtual Docs, Winter Restaurant Week, Flatiron Bicycle Accident

Written by Joanna Fantozzi on . Posted in News Our Town, Our Town

450px-Doctor's_Office_in_New_Orleans 24/7 VIRTUAL DOCS ARE HERE Beth Israel Medical Center has unveiled a new type of primary care with Teladoc. For $29.99 per year, or $49.99 per family, patients can phone in or use a webcam to get help and virtual treatment from a doctor 24/7. After describing their symptoms and medical history, they can receive [&hellip
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Wackiest Surrogate’s Court Cases That Have Made News Over the Years

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in News West Side Spirit, West Side Spirit

Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons. by Megan Bungeroth Most New Yorkers don’t think about the Surrogate’s Court until it makes major headlines, but when it does, the cases are memorable. Here are some of the most famous and bizarre cases in recent memory. 1992- Woody Allen and Mia Farrow go to Surrogate’s Court to settle the custody battle for their [&hellip
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Some of the Great Things to do in New York City by Age 15

Written by New York Family on . Posted in News Our Town, News West Side Spirit, Our Town, West Side Spirit

Plus, some really good alternatives! By Eric Messinger I guess you could think of this as a list of greatest hits—the New York City places, institutions and experiences that offer children the biggest wows, the most fun and some truly impactful and inspiring learning moments. Of course, our children are so lucky to have all [&hellip
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Tapped In

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in Notes from the Neighborhood, Our Town

NeighborhoodChatter Kellner Sues Mayor & City Over MTS Opponents of the East 91st Street Marine Transfer Station (MTS) have thrown up what could be their best-chance roadblock against the project. Assembly Member Micah Kellner announced that he has filed a lawsuit against Mayor Michael Bloomberg and the City Council in the state Supreme Court on the [&hellip
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Ugly Chic: Schiaparelli and Prada’s Catwalk Catfight

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Arts & Film, Arts Our Town, Arts Our Town Downtown, Arts West Side Spirit, Museums, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, West Side Spirit

CA-Museum schiaparelli By Mona Molarsky As celebrities trouped up the red carpet to the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute gala on May 7th, it was hard to imagine anything subversive could be happening anywhere in the museum. Paparazzi clicked and video cameras live-streamed, while Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour, led a parade of stars who showed off [&hellip
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Summer Guide: Museum Exhibits

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Arts & Film, Arts Our Town, Arts Our Town Downtown, Arts West Side Spirit, Museums, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, Special Sections, Summer Guide, West Side Spirit

The Museum for the City of New York Strike Pickets UPPER EAST SIDE Bellini, Titian and Lotto Some of the great masters from the Northern Italian Renaissance are taking up residence at The Met this summer while their home, the Accademia Carrara in Bergamo, Italy, undergoes renovations. Works by Bellini, Titian, Lotto and Vincenzo Foppa, who lived and worked between Venice, Milan and Bergamo during [&hellip
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Summer Guide to Cultural Events

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Arts & Film, Arts Our Town, Arts Our Town Downtown, Arts West Side Spirit, Museums, Music, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, Special Sections, Summer Guide, West Side Spirit

KEN GABRIELSEN/GETTY FOR CBRICHARD ELLIS DOWNTOWN Washington Square Outdoor Art Exhibit  Entering its 82nd season, the annual Washington Square Outdoor Art Exhibit is one of those New York traditions that just never gets old. The art isn’t flagrantly modern, for the most part, but it doesn’t feel tired, either. The exhibitions run the gamut; the same block may feature landscape [&hellip
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Skin Storm

Written by City Arts on . Posted in A Trip Through the Archives, Arts & Film, Our Town, West Side Spirit

Met_Image By Mona Molarsky Do women have to be naked to get into the museum? The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s latest photo show suggests that—in 2012—the Guerilla Girls are still on target. Naked Before the Camera, at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, is presented as the history of the nude in photography, from the medium’s inception in [&hellip
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What if We Never Met?

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

Your guide to the best obscure museums of Downtown By Paulette Safdieh It takes a lot to impress a New Yorker. Out-of-towners and tourists, newly transplanted co-workers from the West Coast (and, at times, even our Uptown counterparts) get excited about seeing the latest Broadway show or MoMA exhibit, but we shrug our shoulders like [&hellip
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