Drag Pride: Linda Simpson’s Classic NYC Drag Photos, feat. RuPaul, Lady Bunny & More! WATCH!


Just in time for Gay Pride weekend, NYC Drag Legend Linda Simpson is guiding us all through the annals of drag herstory with her classic "Drag Explosion" photos of the hey-day (gay-day?) of Gotham's drag boom in the late 1980s-early 1990s. Get into her prance down memory lane ... See the Rest

#NYCLGBTandMe: Lately, I’m In A New York State of Mind… (P.S. The Stonewall Inn Is NOW a Landmark!)


Everyone marks the passage of time and different anniversaries... last weekend marked the 130th anniversary of the Statue of Liberty, as well as my 35th anniversary of living in the same city that she and I face every day. When I first arrived, I went to see Lady Liberty with a ... See the Rest

Mrs. Kasha Davis Brings ‘There’s Always Time for a Cocktail’ to NYC!

Mrs. Kasha Davis

If you're in New York City on Thursday July 9, you MUST go see Mrs. Kasha Davis from season 7 of RuPaul's Drag Race at the Laurie Beechman Theatre for her show There's Always Time for a Cocktail! The show "is the true life story of little Eddie Popil’s transformation from a young ... See the Rest

#OnlyInNewYork: It’s #ManhattanHenge Again!


Manhattanhenge, a spectacular sunset when the sun aligns with New York City's street grid, happens only twice in 2015. The first time will be at 8:12 p.m. on tonight and Saturday –this according to the Hayden Planetarium. On Friday, half the sun will align with the grid. The ... See the Rest

#OnlyInNewYork: These Vanished Newsstands Photos Are a 90s Time Capsule


Newsstands are still around, but like benches and bike stands, you only notice them when you really need one. Otherwise, they are sort of invisible. More than 300 newsstands still operate in the city today and most are in Manhattan. There are few in the Bronx, Brooklyn, and ... See the Rest

#WhatTheFrick?: Nearly EVERYONE Seems To Be Against the Frick’s Expansion, But Is It Really THAT Bad?


NYC's Frick Collection has a controversial expansion plan, which involves replacing a garden, designed in 1977, with a Davis Brody Bond-designed stair-stepped building. The proposed renovation, which is NOT finalized and needs the Landmarks Preservation Commission's approval, ... See the Rest

#PublicArt: Thomas Houseago “Masks (Pentagon)” Is Unmasked In Rockefeller Center


Walking through 30 Rock last Monday afternoon, I came out into Rockefeller Plaza upon sculptor Thomas Houseago Masks (Pentagon), which was being installed overlooking the Rockefeller Center ice rink. Right where the Christmas goes every year. It was unveiled and consists of five ... See the Rest

#FlashbackFriday: An Elevator Trip UP Memory Lane Shows 500 Years of NYC History


When the observatory at One World Trade Center opens next month the elevator ride will take passengers up memory lane. The five elevators that service the observatory will feature an immersive time-lapse animation which "recreates the development of New York City’s skyline, from ... See the Rest