Tags : New York

A billboard ad to help her daughter find love

A mother who’s suffering from cancer has created a billboard ad to help her daughter find love, positioning it right in the middle of New York’s Times Square. Beth Davis who hails from Boston was first diagnosed with breast cancer back in the year 2004, but was treated with chemotherapy and was recovering well.  However, in […]...Read More

Turning an accident into art one pair at a time

Not long after Diana “Didi” Rojas began working at a ceramics studio in New York, she noticed her sneakers had become encrusted in clay. Her shoes were dirty — filthy even — and they almost looked to be made of ceramics themselves. So Rojas decided, largely because she found it to be funny and resourceful, […]...Read More

Highlands Castle — A father’s promise to his son

John Lavender II promised his son they would one day live in a castle one day and he delivered in a big way with not one, but three castles. The property now forms Highlands Castle on Lake George, New York and you can even visit it yourself through Airbnb. In 1978, Lavender promised his three-year-old […]...Read More

Landmarks turn yellow to mark Expo 2020 Dubai!

DUBAI: Several sites across the UAE, as well as the Nasdaq billboard in New York’s Times Square, will light up in yellow from this evening to celebrate the final three days until Expo 2020 Dubai’s spectacular Opening Ceremony on September 30. The illuminated buildings will include: Dubai Dubai Frame Burj Al Arab Ain Dubai Coca-Cola […]...Read More

New York University Abu Dhabi to host the JAM3A Festival

ABU DHABI: The Arts Centre at NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD), in partnership with the Arab American National Museum, will present leading rappers from the Arab world Sudanese American hip-hop star Oddisee and Tunisian rapper MC Medusa TN, on Sunday, September 26 at 9 pm local time as part of the JAM3A Festival, which also includes […]...Read More

BTS’s speech to inspire one and all!

It was a special day at the United Nations Headquarters in New York as superstar K-pop band BTS addressed the audience about issues like vaccines, young people, and the earth’s well-being. Appearing at a sustainability event, the seven-member musical juggernaut appeared in the General Assembly hall recently to help promote U.N. goals for 2030 including […]...Read More

You too could own a pair of royal glasses!

Two pairs of 17th-century glasses that are believed to originally belonged to royals in the Mughal Empire are set to fetch millions at an auction next month. The jewel-encrusted spectacles feature lenses made from diamond and emerald rather than glass. The glasses were originally designed to help the wearer reach enlightenment and ward off evil, […]...Read More

A fashion show for the books!

To brighten a gray rainy day in Manhattan, Moschino added a dash of color and fun into their runway recently!  Jeremy Scott, the brains behind the Italian luxury label, went all out by filling the runway with bright baby blues, pastel pinks, and greens and purples. It was the must-see show at the New York […]...Read More

The Date origin story uncovered

ABU DHABI: Using a leaf found from the archaeological site of an ancient Egyptian temple, researchers from New York University Abu Dhabi’s (NYUAD) Centre for Genomics and Systems Biology have successfully determined the ancient hybrid origin of some date palms, which could prove useful for modern date palm breeding as the plant remains a cornerstone […]...Read More