*** NewsWhistle was live at the 2022 US Open tennis tournament, where players and fans experienced fourteen days of fun and forehands in Flushing Meadows, Queens. This year’s competition ran from August 29th until September 11th. If you’re looking for our recaps of Quarterfinal, Semifinal and Final action, please click on the following links: Men’s … Continue reading A Look Back At The 2022 US Open – Tennis News – On & Off The Court
*** Thanks to social media, I saw that Lorie Lewis was working on an art project to help combat gun violence. (Unsurprisingly, if you know Lorie, we met some years ago volunteering for an arts organization.) She was kind enough to meet me at a cafe to tell me about what she’s been up to … Continue reading Wings4Peace: Our Q&A with Founder Lorie Lewis
*** Poet Erik La Prade and illustrator S. Cranswick are back to bring you another poem. First it was “Edith Piaf on Bleecker Street,” a breezy snapshot of a New York City street scene. Now it’s “London Visit,” a personal account of what happens when the skies turn grey and the bullets start flying 1,500 … Continue reading London Visit – An Illustrated Poem by Erik La Prade and S. Cranswick
We thought it might be interesting to check in with aquatic ecologist Carrie Roble and see what else is going on in Hudson River Park these days.
Erik La Prade has always captured the spirit of city life through his evocative poems, but he’s now teamed up with illustrator S. Cranswick to add an extra layer of liveliness to his piece “Edith Piaf on Bleecker Street.”
So, after I saw Six, I couldn’t get enough of Broadway concert performances…a few days later, I went to American Utopia.
“Let’s Play.” And play they did, the theme of this 48th Ol’Hallows Eve Parade.
If you are traveling through JFK airport (or if you just find yourself in Queens for any reason at all) and you have some time for a meal, it is an excellent use of your time to stop by the TWA Hotel and eat at the Paris Cafe.
Welcome to NewsWhistle’s coverage of the 2021 US Open tennis tournament, where players and fans experienced fourteen days of fun and forehands in Flushing Meadows, Queens.
We rebooked at the last minute to Key West, which is a perfectly fine alternative for Americans whose travel documents are not in order.