Category: Art and Photography

  • A Fountain Beautifully Frozen

    New York City experienced a cold spell today. This is how the pink granite Josephine Shaw Lowell Memorial Fountain at the Bryant Park in Midtown looks this evening – beautifully frozen! Located at the western gateway to the park, this granite fountain was designed by Charles Adams Platt and was dedicated in 1912. The Josephine Shaw Lowell Memorial Fountain is New […]

  • Embers of me…

    Embers of me…

    Photo by James Plaza Puracan In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “New.” by Mayette Geraldino If I were an ember of hope I would soothe your heart and help you cope Rewrite some tattered pages of your past Unburden your mind from overcast… An inspired you, I would recast. If I were an […]

  • FDA II Students’ Oil Painting Gallery

    FDA II Students’ Oil Painting Gallery

    Painting is silent poetry, and poetry is painting that speaks.~ Plutarch Courtesy of Mr. Peter Lopez’s After-School Painting Class This gallery contains oil paintings and water color portraits by the students of Mr. Peter Lopez’s after school painting class at Frederick Douglass Academy II. The painters include: John Jolivette, Joel Monroy, Kevin Chaney, Michael Montero, Elfrey […]