With everything transpiring in the world, it’s nice to take a break and let yourself be inspired visually.  Street art, murals and graffiti, are so prominent in today’s culture and this genre of art is finally getting the recognition it deserves. My first time to Wynwood Walls, I was completely captivated by this incredible district. It was truly like nothing...
Don’t miss the 18th annual Orchid Show at the New York Botanical Gardens.  Each year, the NYBG in the Bronx puts on one of the most beautiful exhibitions in the world.  Let’s face it, New York in February can be a bit dull.  If you are looking to brighten up your life, there is no better way than to...
The Fourth Annual MvVo Ad Art Show is now underway at the Oculus (WTC).  The extremely popular art exhibition draws large crowds and incredible artists from all over the world. A growing number of people in the art world now recognize world renowned artists such as Warhol and Rosenquist got their start in advertising. Today, we are highlighting one exceptional artist...
This year’s Philadelphia Flower Show had a new date (June 5-13), look, and location. For the first time in its almost 200 year history, it was moved outdoors to FDR Park. The theme for 2021 was “Habitat: Nature’s Masterpiece” exploring the beauty of life through nature’s kaleidoscopic lens. PHS Flower Show I wondered how the experience would change now that it...
Photo courtesy of ArtPride NJ.
The ArtPride New Jersey Foundation has partnered with the New Jersey State Council on the Arts on “Keep Jersey Arts Alive,” a digital campaign to build support for keeping the state’s arts institutions afloat. Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, theaters, museums, galleries, performing arts centers, dance studios and other groups have already lost over $30 million in revenue. New Jersey...

Labor Day Poem

  Labor Day is not only for a celebration, or just time off to take a vacation. It’s a time to recognize the fruits of hard work, and to maximize on the biggest perk, that benefits you to have a job, as labor makes the economy’s heart throb. And when it’s your time to retire, worry not as they would get a new hire. So do not work...
Splendor Design is a company that continues to win awards for a wide array of projects on both sides of the Hudson.  Their incredible design team has created some iconic projects making it one of the hottest companies in our area.  They have become the go-to company for real estate marketing and branding.  We had an opportunity to sit...
New Jersey’s leading arts organizations have united to support New Jersey Arts and Culture Administrators of Color (NJACAC), a network of professional arts administrators of color dedicated to advancing efforts related to equity, diversity and inclusion within the state’s arts community. Founded in 2019 as a partnership between New Jersey Theatre Alliance (NJTA), the state’s service organization for professional...
Decor
As Memorial Day approaches, those in the north are enthusiastically climbing out of hibernation to ready the abode's decor for summer fun. Whether living life in the Hamptons, a big city or one’s home town, invite the season inside by rejoicing with a bit of redecorating prepared to celebrate living the life that summer brings. Add Summer Decor with Fresh...
Today's images came from the Bronx.  Judy snapped these amazing shots from the ongoing Orchid Show at the New York Botanical Gardens. The 'Orchard Show' is from February 23rd until April 28th. If you have some photographs of New York or New Jersey that you would like to share, please shoot us an email at Media@NYNJ.com. On Instagram? Make sure to tag...
Randall is a professional aerial photographer / drone cinematographer and is one of the country’s first FAA Certificated “sUAS Remote Pilots” (aka drone operators) having received his certificate in August, 2016. Prior to becoming involved with aerial photography & drone videos, Randall worked as a professional photographer & videographer for over 10 years. Looking to hire Randall? Check out Bergen...
The Metropolitan Museum of Art has officially announced The Costume Institute’s theme for the 2020 exhibition and gala will be “About Time: Fashion and Duration.”  In line with the Museum's 150th-anniversary celebration the exhibit is to showcase over a century and a half of fashion presented along a disruptive timeline from 1870 to the present. Costume Institute 2020 Exhibit Showcases...
If you've visited Nork (Newark) recently, you probably noticed 14 brand new murals downtown.  This extra-large transformative project was made possible by a collaborative called ‘Four Corners Public Arts’. The 14 murals are part of the first phase of a multi-phase beautification. All the works of art are on Treat Place and Beaver Street in the city’s Downtown District. The artists...
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MIAMI, FLORIDA (1,296 Miles from the GWB) Once considered by many to be an area with urban blight,  the city's "Wynwood" section (located just north of downtown) consisted of many older and unattractive warehouses.  That was until in The "Wynwood Walls" were created in 2009 by the late Tony Goldman.  The project was an attempt to improve the area's potential...
Yung Jake has been a busy guy.  The LA-based emerging artists has been featured on Viceland, Complex, NY Times and 60 Sec Docs. https://youtu.be/qkvmUNqg69U Many may recognize Yung Jake from his music but he also creates infamous emoji portraits that have been featured in gallergies such as the Tripoli Gallery in Southampton in 2017/2018.  From April 20-May 27, 2019, he is back...
dog grooming
Too large to be a pocket pet, dog grooming fun has enabled larger pups to become a fashion accessory statement as well. Extreme makeovers have been turning barking fur babies into colorful and interesting works of art. From a Simple Pet to a Dog Grooming Fashion Statement Just as the children need to be bathed and groomed so do the doggies....