This week, BTR went to check out "Positive Pathways," an exhibition by artist collective GCC which focuses on the increasingly popular trend of healthy living and positive lifestyles gaining momentum in the Middle East.
This week, BTR went to check out Westfield World Trade Center, a 365,000 sq. ft retail destination and transit hub which features an incredible, neo-futuristic, skeletal-like form designed by Santiago Calatrava.
This week, BTR went to check out a performance piece on the High Line by artist Eduardo Navarro. Passersby we're invited to try on custom made bronze masks which blocked out all light other than the sun.
This week BTRtoday went to check out juggling in Bryant Park. Each week several juggling instructors stop by the park to offer free juggling lessons to passersby. The lessons take place every weekday from 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. on the Bryant Park green or the dock.
This year was the 47th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, which was considered the beginning of the modern gay rights movement. This year’s parade also held a moment of silence for the recent victims of the Orlando nightclub shooting.
The past week BTR went to the Belmont Stakes Racing Festival in Elmont NY. This historic day of racing dates back to 1868. This year, American thoroughbred race horse "Creator" took home the win for the $1.5 million Belmont Stakes.
This week, BTR went to check out the free bachata dance party in Bryant Park. Every Wednesday by the fountain there is a different style of dance taught to whoever attends. The lessons are accompanied by live musical performances and go from 6PM to 10PM.
NYC band Activity is a supergroup of sorts, with Travis Johnson, Steve Levine, Zoë Browne, and Jess Rees coming from the excellent bands Grooms, Field Mouse, and Russian Baths. This particular… | watch
Joe Virgillito chats with Prof. Gerald Friedman about COVID-19 and the case for Medicare For All. J. McVay and Jacqueline Soller discuss 2011 movie, ‘Contagion.’ Plus a preview of Scoville Unit’s upcoming BTR Live Studio session.