Category Archives: U.S. Travel

Liberated Halloween: OCT 31 Thriller Dance Class

Learn the “Thriller” zombie shoulder shimmy and foot shuffle with donation-based dance org Liberated Movement’s October 31 class. Only five dollars.

5 POINTZ: What Do We Want Our Legacy To Be?

At the same time New York City tourists and residents scramble to see and snap photos of the latest graffiti artwork by international phenomenon, Banksy, who’s in the city for a month, the aerosal artworld got some bad news. The demolition of 5 Pointz, the world’s largest display of spray art located in Long Island City, Queens, may begin at the end of the year.

Dancing Horses: Grand Central Terminal NYC

From March 25-31, 30 dancing horses by soundsuit creator and performance artist Nick Cave prance around for 15 minutes at 11am and 2pm in the Vanderbilt Hall of Grand Central Terminal (Station) as part of the station’s centennial celebrations.

Diner en Blanc: Parisian Pop-up Picnickining en Masse

It’s the afternoon rush hour in New York City. Most people are heading home. Thirty-two hundred others have made Superman-style changes into all-white outfits at their office building restrooms or the gym to attend Diner en Blanc (White Dinner), an elegant Parisian pop-up picnic held at a secret city location.

Ronnybrook Farm Dairy: Got Milk?

For three generations, the men and women of the Osofsky family have been running Ronnybrook Farm Dairy on an expansive plot of land caught between the Catskill and Berkshire Mountains, two hours northeast of New York City.

Speed Roommating: A Girl Walks Into a Bar…

By Carey Reed Zamarriego Two smiling faces greet me and a handful of others as we file into the 2nd floor bar of Hell’s Kitchen Irish Pub, Gossip Bar. I listen to the SpeedRoommating instructions, as they’re being given to a woman in front of me. Give your name (participants must book a space for […]
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Coming Out Muslim: The Door to a Conversation

“Success is them [my parents] knowing I’m not who they wanted and I am still invited home,” shares Wazina Zondon, one of two principal storysharers of Coming Out Muslim: Radical Acts of Love, a performance piece about people being at the intersections of Islam and querness

Drinks Theater: New World Stages NYC

By Carey Reed Zamarriego ‘Create’ wall honoring Jonathan Larson at New World Stages. “Grab a drink and take it to your seat,” written in white chalk and accompanied by a colorful cocktail drawing on a sandwich board greets attendees to shows at the New World Stages. It’s a surprising and lovely welcome in stark contrast […]
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A Tree Grows in Rockefeller Center: NYC

By Carey Reed Zamarriego Rockefeller Center Tree, NYC. The winter holiday season is officially underway in the US. We survived the largest shopping and discount day of the year (AKA Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving) and the hysteria it created, which ripped through stores across the country. Thanks to the all sales clerks who […]
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Giving Thanks

By Carey Reed Zamarriego Thank you blog fans! Thanksgiving in the U.S. is this Thursday, November 24th.  It falls every year on the fourth Thursday of November. Canada gives thanks on the second Monday of October. The holiday has a controversial history, what with how badly the first settlers treated the Native Americans. The idea […]
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