Historic Zoar, Ohio's one-time communist village, thrives in bicentennial year (photos)
The Society of Separatists of Zoar disbanded in 1898, more than eight decades after its original members arrived in Ohio from Germany, fleeing religious persecution. And yet its spirit lives on - in the buildings, on the streets, and in the stories of the people who called this community home centuries ago.
10 Museum Exhibitions You’ll Be Talking About This Winter
Shasta Historical Society
The Shasta Historical Society is committed to the education and enrichment of the community through our museums, research library, community events, and publications. This rich history is now available online in a searchable database, under research collections The Shasta Historical Society would like to extend a warm welcome to our guests. Located in the heart of historic Redding, the Society was formed on January 18, 1930 for the original purpose of collecting interviews of then-living area pioneers. Over the years the organization’s mission evolved to better serve the community of Shasta County by actively working to promote and communicate local history. Today, the Shasta Historical Society serves as the largest non-university center for historical research in…
Patrons' Show Fundraiser: Tips for First-Timers
Here are our tips for first-time patrons. (It's impossible to fully describe the experience, but we've done our best.)
Beyond Energy to Synergy
Todd Jones, a high voltage lineman, provided this first-person account of working on the Marcy South Series Compensation Project. NYPA’s managers knew they had the talent on staff and much of the...
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Photos: Hat Day 2017
Les Chapeaux Dans le Jardin, or Hat Day, was held on Friday, May 5, 2017 at Franklin Park Conservatory.
Coroner rules Trumbull traffic fatality a suicide
How Producing Art Can Keep Our Brains Functioning
“Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life," so Pablo Picasso once famously proclaimed. Though we expect the pompous Cubist was being his u...
A Culture Vulture’s Guide to Santa Fe
There’s no one right way to describe Santa Fe. It’s the capital of New Mexico, the oldest state capital in the U.S., and the country’s third-largest art market -- behind New York and Los Angeles. Spanish for Holy Faith, Santa Fe might be better known, though, for its self-proclaimed slogan, the “City Different.” And the destination, which is perched 7,000 above sea level, irrefutably does things differently. It’s certainly historic -- visitors can get a glimpse into its storied past while stopping by several neighborhoods, especially the downtown Plaza area and Railyard District, seeing its museums, tackling its nature trails, and simply by chatting up the friendly locals. It packs in flavor, too -- you may…