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July 13, 2015 by admin

Sometimes too hot the eye of heaven shines

As in so many cases, Shakespeare said it best. Staying inside in an air-conditioned room with a cold drink and a good book seems like an appropriate response to today’s weather, but those looking for a breath of fresh (albeit warm) air can find some relief in Central Park’s Shakespeare Garden. According to the Central Park Conservancy,…

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March 27, 2015 by admin

Seen in the Biblical Gardens at St. John the Divine

Regardless of their religious affiliation (or absence thereof), the Cathedral of St. John the Divine offers visitors an abundance of opportunities to revel in the arts: musical, literary and visual. The Biblical Gardens, just south of the Cathedral, features a striking Peace Fountain by sculptor Greg Wyatt. Plaques around the fountain are inscribed with quotes by…

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