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New York Memories

BYU's school of Communications New York Field Experience was unforgettable. Between the places, food and people, 6 weeks flew by leaving behind great memories. Check out this video to see what we did during the New York Field Experience.

Hamilton: An All-Inclusive Musical

Broadway has been around for decades and is still a very prominent part of American entertainment today. Each year, shows on Broadway, located in the heart of Midtown Manhattan, attract millions of people from all over the world, last year’s attendance reaching an all time high of over 13,270,343 people. Even with

Rock-a-way to Rockaway Beach

Black Rabbit is a psychedelic rock band consisting of four Brooklyn raised dudes. Inspired by the Beatles, this band is going places with their funky tunes and individual New York hipster style. Never will you ever meet more relaxed guys who truly love performing and playing together for the love of music. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XfgNgxduAsA&feature=youtu.be  

A Beginner’s Guide to Midtown Manhattan

If it's your first time in NYC and you want to be efficient in your sightseeing, Midtown Manhattan is the best place to go. From Times Square to the Museum of Modern Art, the area is packed with iconic New York City sites. In this video, you'll learn about the

What is the New York Field Experience?

Brigham Young University Communication students explore New York City for 6 weeks. Through their studies they expand their knowledge and experiences in the concrete jungle. By: Rebecca Smith and Madison Harman  

Tips & Tricks to Survive New York City

By Lauren McMullin and Sadie Anderson In order to have a successful trip as a tourist in the Big Apple one must be prepared. Watch this video to learn about the tips and tricks that will help you to survive and thrive in the city. You'll learn tips on public transportation,

Two witches, a broomstick, and a bubble

https://youtu.be/bFocWj48wu4 For hundreds of years, witches have been known as a representation of evil and darkness. They have been used to convey messages of wickedness throughout all points in time, from old witch hunts, to the image of witches on Halloween decorations. However, in the last century, this image has begun

Coming to NYC? Here’s some advice!

Over the last 6 weeks, I've developed a great love for the "city that never sleeps", and I highly recommend taking the time to come and visit! This last week, I went out and found some locals close to where I live and asked them for advice or tips on

Dancing the Conga on Broadway

Romance, drama, deception, and plenty of dance moves. On Your Feet combines the elements of a typical Broadway musical with a latin twist. On Your Feet, written by Alexander Dinelaris, is a musical production based around the lives and careers of Emilio and Gloria Estefan. This typical 'jukebox musical' is more than implementing popular music

Donuts + ice cream = Holey Cream

Gabby and I ventured out and found ourselves the best ice cream treat, smashed right between two slices of a donut. Give it a try! https://youtu.be/7Vu6ObbseJA (Video by Lindsey Jergensen and Gabriella Davis)

Concepts NYC

  Concepts NYC is an incredibly beautiful street wear and sneaker boutique on Hudson St. in New York City. Concepts was founded in Cambridge Massachusetts in 1996 by Tarek Hassan. This specific location in Tribeca has been a permanent brick and mortar store since November of 2015. This location didn’t open without

Crepes & wine, minus the wine

Located on the corner of Lexington Avenue and 94th street in New York City, Bonjour Crepes and Wine offers a great option for all meals of the day. While they have more than just crepes, the crepes are what they are known for. In the last week alone, I have gone

DŌ: Cookie Dough Heaven

“Let’s go to that cookie dough place!” Since arriving in New York, this has been a common request among the people around me. DŌ, Cookie Dough Confections is a gourmet shop in Greenwich Village serving up edible cookie dough since 2016. The cookie dough is made with pasteurized eggs and heat-treated

Silver linings playbook: an artist’s rendition of mental illness

The critically-acclaimed film Silver Linings Playbook respectfully portrays life with a mood disorder. Numerous misconceptions surround mood disorders, but accurate artistic depictions help erase stigmas. Writer and director David O. Russell illustrates the challenges of mood disorders with such complex, diverse, and passionate characters that it helps humanize an otherwise

An Analysis of Inception

Few films have gained such a stranglehold upon the public's imagination that even the very name of the movie has come to be used as a descriptive noun.  A winner of four Academy Awards and grossing $800 million world-wide, Inception is one of these films. Through his clever usage of alternate realities within people's dreams,

A wickedly good… and bad hero

In most stories, the main character or hero tends to go through what is known as the “Hero’s Journey”. This journey was originally outlined by Joseph Campbell as the internal path that a character follows as they move through their lives and through the plot or storyline of their story,

Brooklyn based painter Robert Box

Meet Robert Box. A Brooklyn based painter who adds color to your life with his art. With a unique and entertaining story, he is a man of many trades. "The world needs art and by creating it I am doing humanity a favor." Check out his art work every Sunday until

Meet Leek: an NYC Street Dancer

In Central Park, you can meet so many different street performers. In this 60-second document video, we will introduce you to Leek: professional dancer, born and raised in the Bronx, and a dance member of  "2 Steps Away Dance Entertainment."

Wowfulls

Wowfulls is a novelty Asia style waffles and ice cream shop located on Houston street on the lower east side of Manhattan. It has recently become a popular location due to promotion on Facebook's popular NYC Bucket List page. New York being Wowfull's only location, it is a treat that both

True Gratitude: Want What You Need

Gratitude is a complex noun; it is not simple to decipher its feel in a single definition of signification. Gratitude is not something we study through science or other form of written words; it is something we get to know through experimentation. There are events that, in the infinite goodwill

Selling Beauty

I've been in a great number of Sephoras, but this was my first time inside the 5th Avenue store. Sephora doesn't sell beauty products; they sell beauty, especially in the large downtown stores. Luxurious packaging and branding leaves consumers feeling pampered and confident as they purchase products and walk back into

Nike Kith: A Haven for Street Wear and Trend-Setters

In Manhattan’s artsy Soho neighborhood, trendy and hip shops and cafes seem to be found on nearly every corner. One such store that has created a unique brand image is Nike Kith. Nike Kith is a one-of-a-kind Nike store because it features solely hip, limited edition “street wear” that is

Little Eataly

Located in the Flatiron District of New York City, the aptly named Eataly is an immense, 50,000 square foot Italian food hall that is part-grocery store, retail, and restaurant all at the same time.  Founded in 2007, Eataly is an international brand with food halls located in places as far away as Brazil, Turkey, Japan, Saudi

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