Category Archives: Bronx

Classroom Treasure: Israel Reyes

Public School 69X Journey Prep is a 93-year-old school building in the Bronx, near Soundview, with a student body of about 600, most of them Hispanic. It suffers from many of the typical problems of urban schools – budgets in … Continue reading

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No Longer Empty: An NYC Transformation

New York City, a place with a high percentage of abandoned structures, is getting a colorful facelift in some areas. No Longer Empty, a local nonprofit, is turning neglected buildings and storefronts into art installations and exhibits—and what’s more, the … Continue reading

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Underground Auditions

Anyone who has ridden a New York subway has seen them, buskers playing in twos and threes or simply solo on any of the world’s repertoire of instruments, case open or hat on the ground to catch tossed coins and … Continue reading

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FLOW Returns Soon to Randall’s Island Park

Later this month, FLOW will return to Randall’s Island Park to provide NYC’s communities with art and performances to experience throughout the summer. Dubbed FLOW.15, this is the fifth incarnation of the public arts event, and promises to be a … Continue reading

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NYC Is Rich with Holiday Entertainment

Anyone who has spent even just a few days in New York City during December knows that it’s one of the most magical places to experience the holiday season. The city and all of its lights, colors, smells, and sounds … Continue reading

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NYC’s Best Summertime Arts and Music Festivals

New York City is known for its abundant arts and culture offerings, and for many, summer is the best time to experience them. With outdoor arts and music festivals taking place all over the city, there is no shortage of … Continue reading

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Rooftop Films Brings Underground Movies Outdoors

When the sun comes out in New York City, the possibilities for enjoying the arts outdoors are virtually endless. I recently wrote about the High Line Park, where one can explore public art and installations on the stunning, mile-long elevated … Continue reading

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