It’s been 75-years since the skies were filled with C-47s on their way to France to begin the D-Day invasion. On Saturday, May 18, 2019, the day before they begin their journey to Europe, Brooklynites will have the opportunity to see the entire D-Day Squadron (conditions permitting) fly in formation from Oxford, CT, up the Hudson River in New York, over Manhattan Island, and around the Statue of Liberty.
The first ski World Cup race held in the United States was at Waterville Valley in 1969, with four of the six podium positions taken by American women in slalom and GS. That history is what brings the US Nationals back to the East Coast and Waterville Valley for this season and 2021.
It's President Week and there are lots of families deciding what to do during the time off. How about a Massachusetts ski trip? Ski Blandford is back in operation under new management and it is a jewel.
Every once in a while, someplace out in the rest of the world from New York City pops up with something fun. And the fact that this one is from Cobble Hill is pretty cool. The fact that it is Canada shows how much alike we all are.
It was Federica's day. After moving from the 6th starting position to a 2nd place first run finish, Federica Brignone of Italy tore up the course in the second run to pass Ragnhild Mowinckel of Norway.
France's Tessa Worley takes on the US' Mikaela Shiffrin and a host of top skiers on a challenging GS course that over the last two years has given us two unique champions, one of which is Worley who bested the course in the inaugural Killington Cup of 2016. Viktoria Rebensburg of Germany, last year's victor, is looking to repeat her spot on the podium.
Three photographers explore the lives of Chinese Americans in a striking exhibit of daily life in New York City, Interior Lives: Contemporary Photographs of Chinese New Yorkers, at the Museum of the City of New York until March 24, 2019.