Lifetime’s Nellie Bly: A Brave & Admirable 19th-Century Woman

Mark your TV watching and recording calendar! Escaping the Madhouse: The Nellie Bly Story is premiering on Lifetime on Saturday night (Jan 19, 2019) with repeat showings over the next two days. Curious? Check out Lifetime’s short trailer: Link to YouTube Actress Christina Ricci plays the true-life role of Nellie Bly, one of the first women … More Lifetime’s Nellie Bly: A Brave & Admirable 19th-Century Woman

Libraries Round the World: Pooh-Bear’s Old Home Across from Mother’s Museum

The Museum of Modern Art in NYC is known as MOMA. But when it first opened, Abby Aldrich Rockefeller’s children called it ‘mother’s museum.’ She and two girlfriends pooled their resources and determination to open their new art museum just nine days after Wall Street crashed in 1929. What timing! Fortunately, their museum is alive … More Libraries Round the World: Pooh-Bear’s Old Home Across from Mother’s Museum

Play Good with Lego

New York City’s Scandinavia House is hosting an exhibit on Denmark’s world renown colorful bricks and building blocks. Lego is a combination of two Danish words – leg and godt– which means, not surprisingly, play good. The number one goal and request from any tired parent or babysitter. The Danish inventor was a carpenter, and … More Play Good with Lego