“Jerusalem 1000-1400: Every People Under Heaven” at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Bradley FarlessCollege Papers, Day Trips, History, Undergraduate Work0 Comments

Last Saturday, I went over to the Metropolitan Museum of Art on 5th Avenue to conduct a scavenger hunt for certain types of items in this exhibit and then drafted up an essay response, but I thought it might be useful to people thinking about going to see the exhibit itself, so I’m posting it here as well. The exhibit, … Read More

An Afternoon at the Museum

Bradley FarlessDay Trips, New York City0 Comments

Another week done. On the one hand, I feel like I should value my time more, but on the other, I’m always so glad when another work week is finished. Sometimes we’re too worn out to do anything on the weekend and we spend most of our time at home, just relaxing. This weekend, we’d made plans to try to … Read More

Sunday Afternoon in Central Park – Pictures

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It’s really hot today. We were going to do something fun, like go over the Brooklyn bridge, but with it being over 90, with the heat advisory and the air quality advisory, we decided to just stay at home. I dragged our portable air conditioner out of the back of the closet and set it up, to take the edge … Read More

FAO Schwarz’s Last Weekend Before Closing

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FAO Schwarz’s flagship store in New York City, on 5th Avenue near Central Park and the Apple Store, is closing on the 15th. We heard about it on the news, but you wouldn’t be able to tell otherwise. Their website doesn’t even mention that the store won’t be around anymore in a few days. There are no signs out front mentioning … Read More

The 51st Celebrate Israel Day Parade

Bradley FarlessDay Trips, Religion0 Comments

When I mentioned that we went to see the Philippines Day Parade, I noted that the Israel Day Parade was on a different day this year. We did go see that too, but I didn’t say much about it because we didn’t stay that long. I like the idea of the Celebrate Israel parade because I like the idea of … Read More