Summer is in full swing, and it is at this time that many folks journey out to beaches both in the city and out in Long Island to relax with...Read More
This post was written by Megan Cherry, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellow for 2016-2017.
New Year’s comes with its own unique traditions, especially in New York. Approximately a million people will be gathering in Times Square this New Year’s Eve to watch the ball drop – a New York tradition since 1907. But one New Year’s tradition has faded into obscurity – the pairing of New Year’s and poetry.
For centuries, New Yorkers have composed poems as...Read More
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