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...
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...
With the world striving to get back to visions of normalcy, New York City has a real treat for both LIRR commuters and Amtrak travelers. The Moynihan Train Hall at New York Penn Station opened to the public on January 1st, 2021, and is being discovered as travel slowly returns. A unique point to note, many commuters have yet to...
Who: Tony Seker & Julie Scholz What: Art Gallery Where: Piermont Flywheel Gallery 233 Ash Street Piermont, NY 10968 When: April 4th - April 21st Opening Reception Hors d'oeuvres & wine Friday, April 5th. 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Tony Seker As a young refugee of the Lebanese civil war, sequestered in a hotel room with my brothers, I searched for answers amidst the despair. I found hope yearning within...
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...
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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...
We headed to Camden, New Jersey to link up with Terina Nicole who has a bustling craft and upcycling business. Camden, NJ (103 Miles from the GWB) Tell our readers a bit about your background, where you born and raised? I was born and raised in Newark, NJ just 20 mins west of NYC and spent my weekends in the city shopping...
You may have already heard the buzz (off-screen) about the cast of the feature film, Don’t Worry Darling, but you may wonder: are all the controversies and videos like that about “Spit-Gate” and “Miss Flo” more interesting than the movie? Before answering that question from my world, after seeing the film before its release, let’s go over the real-life...
Astro Gallery of Gems is world-renowned for its famous minerals, gems, meteorites and dinosaurs. The business’ flagship 12,000 square foot showroom location, on the famed Fifth Avenue in New York City, aims to delight browsers, and those searching for unique mineralogical finds to dress the decor. Walking into Astro Gallery of Gems one will immediately see that is more than...
Today's 'Shot of the Day' comes from Spruce street in Paterson, New Jersey.  Be sure to follow the photographer on instagram at @crownphotographynj and @views_of_paterson.
When we think of Hollywood, the infamous sign, fame, and bright lights of California are usually what come to mind. This article is dedicated to the other city with the same name, located in South Florida, not far from artistic and sunny Miami. Florida's Hollywood is an emerging community with a beautiful beach front and resorts including Margaritaville Hollywood Beach...
Sabeena Jindal is an artist’s artist.  She is an NYC based contemporary, mixed media artist. Sabeena was born just outside of Philadelphia and raised in Pittsburgh, where she graduated from the prestigious Carnegie Mellon University. She credits her early influencers as the Pop Art icon Andy Warhol (also a Pittsburgh native and CMU grad) and her summers spent in India. You can...
Kohn Pedersen Fox’s 68-story skyscraper in Downtown Brooklyn will include the “highest residential infinity pool in the western hemisphere” on its roof.  You may recognize KPF’s work from a little building that is near completion called ‘30 Hudson Yards’.  Two brand new renderings show the infinity pool as part of a “rooftop oasis” that Mathews Nielsen Landscape Architects has designed...
The city of Hackensack is partnering with the Northern NJ Community Foundation and the Together New Jersey consortium to develop a plan for converting the downtown Demarest Place Pedestrian walkway into an ART walk.  The project will receive up to $20,000 in technical assistance through TNJ's Local Technical Assistance Program. Funding for the Program is provided by the North Jersey Transportation...
The city of Hackensack located in the heart of Bergen County and just outside of New York City, is experiencing a renewal. As the plans are coming to fruition, the buildings are being constructed, art is being created on Main street and the future is bright. Off the beaten path is Union Street Park, a collection of street art curated...
It was a hot and bright day recently, when standing outside the shiny Lincoln Center Plaza of New York, a tell-tale sign that there would be an exciting and energetic crowd entering the MET Opera House for the premiere of Downton Abbey: The New Era, a period drama, and the latest sequel of what I call a franchise. This...