Federal Hall National Memorial

Federal Hall National Memorial is located on Wall Street, a museum where George Washington took the oath and where the United States Bill of Rights was introduced.  Federal Hall was also the home to the first Congress, Supreme Court and Executive Branch of the government when New York City was the nation’s capitol. Open to the public, free admission.  Nearby Tourist Attractions: Battery Park City, Century 21, World Financial Center, City Hall Park, Brooklyn Bridge, Federal... Read More

Standard & Poor’s

For the first time ever, on July 29th, 2011 after the closing bell on Wall Street - the United States lost its perfect credit rating as Standard & Poor’s reduced its U.S. long-term debt assessment from AAA to AA+ .  The negative outlook sent shock waves through the global financial markets early this week. Sammy at the S&P headquarters, 55 Water Street, history in the making. Nearby landmarks - Wall Street and Federal Hall National Memorial. Location: 55 Water... Read More

This Week June 13

Sammy’s top picks for this week… June 13th – June 19th Museum Mile Festival Tuesday, June 14th at 6PM Shakespeare in the Park “ALL’S WELL THAT ENDS WELL” and “MEASURE FOR MEASURE” Selena Gomez June 17th Kenny Chesney June 17th Summerstage Friday, June 17, 2011 and Sunday, June 19th  Read More

Museum Mile Festival

Museum Mile Festival is a block party and visual arts celebration for New Yorkers and Visitors. On Tuesday, June 14th , come enjoy live music, entertainers, and see magnificent display of art from cultures from all over the world featuring astonishing number of masterpieces from nine Museums starting from 82nd street all the way up to 104th.  The Streets will be closed for cars for the entire mile and Museums will be open to the public for Free Admission.  When: June 14th,... Read More

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum is a masterpiece of modern architecture designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, the Guggenheim exhibits one of the world’s finest and contemporary art. For more details click on the official website: Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum 1071 Fifth Avenue at 89th Street  Read More

Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum

Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, Smithsonian Institution is dedicated exclusively to historic and contemporary design. Cooper-Hewitt collections include more than 250,000 design objects and a world-class design library. For more details go to Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, Smithsonian Institution 91st Street on 5th Avenue Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, Smithsonian Institution  Read More

Museum of the City of New York

Museum of the City of New York holds more than 1.5 million ojects related to the social and economic life of the city. Collection includes paintings, photographs, costumes, toys and decorative arts and other artifacts. The collection is held in a neo-geogian colonial style villa built in 1929. This Museum is devoted to New York’s history and Life. 1220 Fifth Avenue at 103rd Street.    Read More

El Museo del Barrio

El Museo del Barrio is a cultural institution dedicated to Caribbean, Latino, and Latin American art. Located: 1230 Fifth Ave at 104 St.  Read More

Museum for African Art

The Museum for African Art is dedicated to the arts and cultures of Africa and the African Diaspora. 105th Street on 5th Avenue  Read More

National Academy Museum and School of Fine Arts

National Academy Museum and School was founded in 1825, as the National Academy of Design, by a group of accomplished artist.  The Museum includes work of Samuel F. B. Morse, Asher B. Durand, and Thomas Cole, as well as architects, scuptures and engravers. The National Academy Museum Galleries are closed for renovations from July 2010 to September 2011. Location 1083 Fifth Avenue at 89th Street,212-369-4880  Read More

Neue Galerie

Neue Galerie Museum is dedicated to German and Austrian Art and Design.  It has two floors of marvelous collection of fine paintings, decorative arts and other media focusing on early 20th century art and design.  This Museum holds the masterpiece “Golden Adele” by Klimt. For more details go to Neue Galerie New York. Location: 1048 Fifth Avenue at 86th Street, 212-628-6200 Neue Galerie New York  Read More

Jewish Museum

The Jewish Museum dates back from 1908, and contains Jewish Museum’s collection of Jewish ceremonial objects and works of art. Location:1109 Fifth Avenue at 92nd Street, 212-423-3200  Read More