Though it was a period of gloom after the 1929 stock market crash, John D. Rockefeller decided to turn the “Speakeasy belt” in midtown Manhattan (on which he held the lease), into a complex of buildings which had superlative design and facilities. He partnered with Radio Corporation of America, a young media company and S.L. Rothafel (Roxy) who was a theatrical genius. The first completed project within the complex was called Radio City. It was essentially meant as a “Palace” for the public where everybody could go for high-quality shows at affordable rates. The interiors were beautifully and tastefully done by Donald Deskey.
The Radio City Music Hall has held numerous movies, shows, concerts and other events. The Hall itself is huge – known to be the largest Continue reading “Radio City Music Hall – New York”
Walking with Dinosaurs – The Live Experience /Arena Spectacular: A review in brief
As a child I had been very very interested in Dinosaurs. Those days there were not many programs on these gargantuan reptiles. Sometimes some early CGI dino would grace the television thanks to Continue reading “Walking with Dinosaurs – The Live Experience – Review”
The experience of being closest to the Niagara Falls can be had from the “Cave of the Winds”. The beauty of the falls as well as the sheer power overwhelms even the most prosaic of cynics. The spray of water is so intense that Continue reading “Niagara Falls – Cave of the Winds (Pictures)”
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Further from the Falls region, in the River region there are more attractions worth going to –
24) Devil’s Hole State Park : Located about 4 miles north of the Falls, on the Robert Moses Parkway, this is part of the Niagara Gorge Trail system. Hiking, fishing, picnicking and biking are the activities Continue reading “Niagara Falls-Whirlpool Jet Boat, Lady of Fatima, Power Vista, Devil's Hole, DeVeaux Woods”