VR World
NYC by the Movies

Miracle on 34th Street – VR World

On 34th Street, steps from the Empire State Building, sits VR World — an immersive experience in which users are “teleported” into a 3D World.  The users wear VR gear, usually a headset that covers the eyes and ears and have “experiences” that wouldn’t be available to them from where they are. The experiences include music, sports, adventure and art. One of the fastest growing VR games is Beat Saber. You slash through boxes to the beat of the music playing. You can find hundreds of videos of people playing this on youTube. Some of them are really really good.… Read More

365 5th Avenue
NYC by the Movies

Miracle on 34th Street – 365 Fifth Avenue

The building on the Northeast corner of 34th and Fifth Avenue is one of my favorites in the area. It has the most beautiful accents over the doors, like fragile turtle shells leading to a world I long to be in: The CUNY Graduate Center, most specifically, the Gotham Center. You can get an advanced degree in NYC history there. How cool is that? But the building has been more than that. In 1906, the B. Altman Department store opened its Flagship store in this building. The company had been around since 1865. The first store opened on the Lower… Read More