Socrates once said that… The secret of happiness is not found in seeking more, but in developing the ability to enjoy less… During our COVID 19 Days, seeking happiness needs nurturing… and Art can be of great assistance… for a New York Virtual Destination!
Our travel destination this upcoming weekend is in New York… and we can do it Virtually! Stay in the comfort of your HOME! Snack on something deliciously AMERICAN! …and ACTION!
Let’s start our TOUR with no other than Frank Sinatra and his famous New York, New York!!!
As an introduction to the great city of New York, the following Documentaries are of great help! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QEHSPA0MI50 and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oWhSpFXhcos
As we experience this most challenging and uncertain time, The Metropolitan Museum of New York contributes to the effort to make this pandemic as pleasurable as possible… https://www.metmuseum.org/
The MET connects people to creativity, knowledge, and ideas… bringing people together… with GREAT ART… and The Met 360° Project https://www.metmuseum.org/art/online-features/met-360-project …for our KIDS and TEENS! https://www.metmuseum.org/learn/kids-and-families https://www.metmuseum.org/learn/teens
Movie Time in NEW YORK …and more ACTION!
West Side Story, is the 1961 musical tribute to New York, the historic city of immigrants. Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins’ Romeo and Juliet reboot West Side Story – based on the 1957 musical – shows the depth of the cultural divides between the Sharks and Jets, NY street gangs. https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0055614/
The Age of Innocence, Martin Scorsese’s 1993 sumptuous adaptation of Edith Wharton’s Pulitzer-winning 1920 novel, is a period-perfect evocation of the late 19th-century Gilded Age in New York City. https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0106226/
Ghostbusters is the 1984 hip comedy in which Bill Murray, Dan Ackroyd and Harold Ramis play parapsychologists who save New York City from a ghost infestation with a 100-foot marshmallow man. Among the New York institutions captured by Ghostbusters were Columbia University, the New York Public Library, Columbus Circle, and the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel. https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0087332/
FOOD New York style
Egg Benedict – This epic dish has defined brunch for many decades, an agglomeration of poached ova and Canadian bacon on an English muffin splooged with a very French hollandaise sauce. It was the creation of the legendary Chef Oscar at the Waldorf Hotel in the 1890s… https://www.simplyrecipes.com/recipes/eggs_benedict/
New York… style Cheesecake – This New York cheesecake recipe has it all. It’s rich, dense, slightly tangy, and so creamy. https://www.epicurious.com/recipes/food/views/original-new-york-cheesecake-51200640
For the original Spring Break Virtual Destination document, please… click HERE!
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