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假期

复活节 in Old 纽约: The 第五大道 Fashion Stroll

In the picture above: People in Sunday finery stroll past the 纽约 Public Library building. The library had not even been open two years by the time this picture was taken in March 23, 1913. 纽约 City’悠久的复活节习俗— the Sunday morning 第五大道 复活节 bonnet stroll — once turned the […]

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宗教史

Happy 教皇 Day! A history of the holiest of 纽约 tourists

教皇 Francis arrives in 纽约 City today —有史以来第一次美国之行— 和 the city is rolling out the red carpet. In fact, all available carpets are being rolled out 和 even some throw rugs. 纽约 loves 教皇 s. (Not always of course.) Only the Marquis de Lafayette […]

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真正的犯罪

Terror on Sunday: The failed plot to blow up 圣帕特里克’s Cathedral

1914年10月13日下午,一枚炸弹在圣帕特里克西北角爆炸。’的大教堂,发出致命的铁弹片,穿过房间。彩色玻璃窗被打碎,并在地板上吹了一个18英寸的孔(如下图所示)。虽然长椅上部分地堆满了敬拜者,但只有[…]

柔和的中城区:1960年的景象

点击进入图片欣赏细节。特别是那位女士’s hot eyewear!Pedestrians waiting to cross 50th Street, 在圣帕特里克前’的大教堂。拍摄于1960年。摄影:伦纳德·麦康比(Leonard Mccombe)

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地标 播客

Notes from the podcast (#134) 圣帕特里克’s Cathedral

一百年前的奇观:圣帕特里克’于1912年,在电灯的纱布中。帖子下方的图片说明了这种特殊的灯光性能如何使教堂在中城东部尚在温和的风景中脱颖而出。图片由国会图书馆提供我们希望您喜欢我们在St. […]

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地标 播客

圣帕特里克’的大教堂:火热的大主教和可敬的美发师,在熙熙Mid的中城区享有庄严的恩典

在早期,圣帕特里克’邻居是豪宅。今天,周围的街道上设有零售和旅游景点。 (图片由国会图书馆提供)美国PODCAST之一’最著名的教堂和曼彻斯特曼哈顿中城景观的优美标志’大教堂也是纽约之一’最艰巨的建筑项目,历时数十年[…]

什么’s the deal with 复活节 和 第五大道 anyway?

1903年跑道计划: Fifth Avenue 在圣帕特里克前’s Cathedral vibrates with 时尚 . For well over 125 years, budding 时尚 istas have been prancing up 和 down 第五大道 on 复活节 Sunday, displaying elaborate bonnets, hairdos 和 colorful outfits. Given that modern holiday celebrations are often relatively new (for instance, trick-or-treating has only been a common activity on […]

So, do we call it 圣帕特里克’s Old Basilica now?

纽约’原始的圣帕特里克’的大教堂位于小意大利—或NoLIta(如果必须)–罗马教皇昨天才对教堂进行了认真的升级,当时教皇将这座古老的,受人尊敬的天主教教堂视为正式批准的大教堂。天主教大教堂是一座教堂,‘certain privileges’,一个可以进行各种宗教仪式的精英称号。这个 […]

安妮·哈奇森(Anne Hutchison)对决‘Lost’!

“异端,特此将您驱逐出该岛!” I got into my love of 纽约 City history by way of several years of interest in American religious history. So I was personally looking forward to the three-part American Experience series ‘God In America’(在PBS上),它是从昨晚开始的。我推荐它 […]

副驾驶降下:圣彼得的海比德暴动’s Church

百老汇和市政厅,在1809年。所谓的暴民‘Augustus Street Riot’ would have scuffled just to the west of this illustration. (Courtesy NYPL) According to the Officer Down Memorial Page, there have been 778 纽约 law enforcement officers who have died in the course of duty. Fourteen of the last fifteen […]

快乐圣帕特里克’s Day!

圣帕特里克’100年前的s Day游行,即与’ll look today…我们关于麦克索利历史的播客’的老啤酒屋照片由Corbis提供

PODCAST: Old 圣帕特里克’s Cathedral

我们不’这个星期没有新的播客,所以我想我’d取一个旧的并在其上拉一个乔治·卢卡斯(George Lucas),将其重新切割,以改善音质并消除一些哑音效果。我猜你’d say — it’Bowery Boys重新制作了!这里’这是我们在旧圣[ …]

教皇节2008:圣(视)见

教皇约翰·保罗在洋基体育场欢迎本尼迪克特向人群致敬!一世’m not Catholic, but I do love a good papal visit to 纽约 City. Nothing could be more absurd. The leader of the Catholic Church, a man who traces his spiritual lineage all the way back to the apostles —在[…]

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播客

PODCAST: 圣帕特里克’s Old Cathedral

诺利塔(NoLIta)的时尚区恰好也是一些幽灵的所在地,藏在圣帕特里克(St Patrick)的墙后’s Old Cathedral. Come with us as we unearth some info about a mysterious 纽约 fraternal order, the occupants of a few cemetery crypts, 和 the origins of a legendary film director. Listen […]