The glass masters at OneSixtyGlass (onesixtyglass.com) in Williamsburg teach you how to make your own holiday ornaments. The Sun’s video crew watches a class blow, sculpt, and temper ornaments and vases.
Go on an outer borough cultural adventure. Long Island City is blessed with a dozen cultural institutions, of which you can visit several in a day. Start at the Socrates Sculpture Park, which sculptor Mark di Suvero founded to give artists a place to build large-scale, site-specific sculpture. Check out the Noguchi Museum, which holds several hundred of Isamu Noguchi’s works. The Fisher Landau Center for Art displays the private collection of Emily Fisher Landau, including works by Andy Warhol, Robert Rauschenberg, and Agnes Martin. Finish your day at P.S. 1, enjoying the sunset from James Turrell’s Skyspace.
A sleeker, more uptown version of the 2nd Avenue Deli had its first family-and-friends lunch, and is on track to open to the public on Monday December 17th in Murray Hill. From http://www.nysun.com/article/67933
http://www.nysun.com/outandabout In the third Out & About podcast, we take you to the Queen Sofia Spanish Institute gala, where Oscar de la Renta and the queen herself paid tribute to Penelope Cruz and President Clinton Photo credits: Miguel Rajmil
http://www.nysun.com/article/68557 Instead of sending your girls to school looking like they should be attending a pole dancing class, there is the option to send them looking like a modern version of the 1950s old-fashioned school girl.