Founded in 1951 by Corning Glass Works as a gift to the nation for the company’s 100th anniversary, the Corning Museum of Glass is a not-for-profit museum dedicated to telling the story of a single material – Glass. Thomas S. Buechner, who would later become director of the Brooklyn Museum, was the founding director of the glass museum, serving in the post from 1951 to 1960 and again from 1973 to 1980.
Left busy New York and headed to sunny Atlantic City for a day and played a little bit in the casino (p.s. noob here) and tried a lot of foods there with my Mom, Aunt and Cousin. Basically, Atlantic City is the Las Vegas of New Jersey since it’s known for its many casinos. Another attracion in this city are the wide beaches and iconic board walks you can see from the other side of Taj Mahal. Basically chilled the whole day in the city admiring the place while comparing it to Philippine Casinos and enjoying our cold beer while gazing through different buildings riding a Jitney from one place to another. Talking about life lessons. It was a great day indeed. Continue Reading
What better way to end your day in New York City? Roam everywhere from 5th Street to the 46th Street (of course by riding the bus. duh). I know it’s crazy but the chilly wind will surely help if you ask me. Since our Broadway show schedule is in the evening, my mom decided to just be all over the place and do whatever floats our boat – that includes shopping, eating and more eating.
Leaning towards summer is probably not the best time to visit Central Park, for me at least. Since the weather during this time can be unpredictable – atmosphere wise. It’s kinda tricky to dress up wondering if you’ll layer clothes for the cold wind or dress down for a humid weather. Tip for that? Just wear a shirt and throw in some parka if the temperature drops or you can tie the jacket on your waist if the sun decides to warm it up. Continue Reading
One of the things I insert in my itinerary every time I visit a foreign city are Museums. When I visited New York City last May, I know I have to visit The Metropolitan Museum of Art or The Met at some point. It’s the largest art museum in the United States, and among the most visited art museums in the world.