Category Archives: New York

Hamilton in NYC Part I

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The zeitgeist of Broadway is Hamilton the Musical, in which the story of the first secretary of the US treasury, Alexander Hamilton, is told via rap, R&B, Brit pop and other decidedly non-fife-and-drum styles by a mostly…

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Hamilton in NYC: Part II

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Aaron Burr was a successful lawyer and politician who was Thomas Jefferson’s vice-president at the time, in 1804, he killed Alexander Hamilton in a duel. Burr thought Hamilton (based on reports from a third party) had participated in a smear … Continue reading

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Hamilton in NYC Part I

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The zeitgeist of Broadway is Hamilton the Musical, in which the story of the first secretary of the US treasury, Alexander Hamilton, is told via rap, R&B, Brit pop and other decidedly non-fife-and-drum styles by a mostly African American and Latino … Continue reading

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Grant’s Tomb NYC

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Ulysses S. Grant died of throat cancer on July 23, 1885, in upstate New York. He and his family had decided earlier that he’d be buried in New York City, but had done nothing else about it. It wasn’t until … Continue reading

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An NYC Christmas

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“The only thing I must see is the tree at the Metropolitan,” said traveling companion Patricia, when we discussed what we would be doing during our Christmas season trip to New York City. The object of our visit was to … Continue reading

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