Examining architectural, cultural inspirations

This post is written by Summer 2021 intern Emma Thibodeaux-Thompson. Working this summer in the Museum’s sanctuary, one of the most common reactions I hear when visitors first enter the space is: “Huh, it looks like a church?” I always tell visitors that they’re right … Read more

This Neighborhood Has Always Been for Foodies

These days, there are plenty of “Top Ten Best” lists and foodie Instagram accounts to show you all the exciting and diverse culinary options of our Lower East Side/Chinatown/Loisaida neighborhood. It seems like everyday a new bakery or cafe or pizzeria is opening. The buzz … Read more

The Egg Cream: an iconic drink with staying power

In honor of National Egg Cream Day on March 15, we’re reposting this blog from 2019, with some edits and new information about an upcoming egg cream program! Dear Reader, Please let me be the first to wish you a happy National Egg Cream Day! … Read more