On the frigid, blustery night of December 16th, 1835, the worst fire in New York city history swept through Manhattan. Everything south of Maiden Lane and east of Broad street—at that time the city’s chief merchant district—was turned to rubble. The fire caused an estimated … Read MoreAnnouncement: Burning Gotham—A New Audio Drama Set in 1830s New York City
In episode 64 of Breaking Walls, we sit down with New York City-based professional ballet dance Laura DeLaurentis for a chat about her life, career, and lessons she’s learned along the way. in order to see what her experiences can help teach us about our … Read MoreBW – EP64: The Evolution Of A Dancer—Laura DeLaurentis
These are more wonderful photographs from Charles W Cushman. Cushman shots these color photographs in Lower Manhattan on September 27, 1941. Thank you Mr. Cushman for meticulously cataloging all of your photos. Your photographs of America have allowed the past to continue to be remembered.
Esther Bubley was born on February 16, 1921 in Phillips, Wisconsin. LIFE Magazine first hit the newsstands while Esther was a senior in High School. Inspired by the magazine, and particularly by the pictures of the Great Depression produced by the Farm Security Administration, she developed a passion for photojournalism and documentary photography. Esther … Read MoreGorgeous 1940s Noir Photos of NYC and Its People by Famed Photographer Esther Bubley
On Breaking Walls Episode 59, we go inside the New York City-based Maggie Flanigan acting studio for an in-depth conversation with studio head and teacher Charlie Sandlan, and an exclusive listen in on Charlie and studio founder Maggie Flanigan teaching the Meisner technique to students. … Read MoreBW – EP59: Inside The Maggie Flanigan Acting Studio