all stories tagged "metropolitan museum of art"


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Daniel Ross  |  December 1, 2011 4:19 PM | 1 Comment
The Metropolitan Museum's renovated Art in Arab Lands galleries offer one of the world's most comprehensive collections of Muslim art.VIDEO
A fireman studies the four alarm fire at Kehilath Jeshurun Synagogue on the East Side of New York Monday July 11, 2011. Although the congregation has begun to rebuild, community members have been searching for other places to pray during the High Holidays. AP/David Karp
Daniella Greenbaum  |  September 29, 2011 6:00 AM | 1 Comment
After the blaze that engulfed the Kehilath Jeshurun synagogue, its 6,000 congregants, including me and my family, thought we would be homeless for the High Holidays.
The 85-acre Brooklyn Bridge Park is one of openhousenewyork's tour sites this year. Photo: Flickr/Steve Minor
Bridget Leahy  |  September 15, 2011 6:00 AM | Updated: December 1, 2011 1:00 PM | 7 Comments
Experience New York's historic structures, design wonders and unique public spaces at one of these urban design events.
The line to get into the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York Sunday Aug. 7, 2011. Once inside, there was a three-hour wait for the "Alexander McQueen:Savage Beauty" exhibit. AP/Tina Fineberg
Bridget Leahy  |  August 8, 2011 1:39 PM | 1 Comment
In the final hours of the Met's Alexander McQueen's exhibit, thousands of people from around the world braved 90-plus temperatures, pelting rain and four-hour lines to get a glimpse of the late-designers whimsical work. Couldn't hack the wait to see the exhibit? Watch the video.VIDEO
Leon Reid IV's "Tourist-in-Chief" would transform Union Square's George Washington statue into a stereotypical tourist. Photo courtesy of Leon Reid IV.
Daniel T. Allen  |  July 19, 2011 6:00 AM | Comments
A "scratch-n-sniff" children's adventure book; a make-over for Union Square Park's George Washington statue; and an animated New Yorker cover. VIDEO
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July 10, 2011 6:00 PM | Comments
Sure the High Line's great, but have you seen the roof terrace at the Met?
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