The Statue of Liberty greets all who enter the city by sea. Most of the early immigrants arrived by boat sailing into New York Harbor. They built one of the world’s greatest cities. But, who were these people that made New York what it is today?
The Amazing New York BioView introduces Henry Hudson, Robert Fulton, Dr Elizabeth Blackwell, Othmar Amman and others who have made New York ‘the city that never sleeps’.
If you could invite anyone to dinner, who would you choose? Mark Twain, the great American novelist, would be high on my list. His ability to tell a good story with, no doubt, a mid west drawl, would be great entertainment. I am sure he would make me laugh and possibly bring a tear to the [...]
On a visit to New York, I met Mark Macias, who has had a fascinating career in the media industry making videos and working for major news organizations. In our discussion, we thought it would be a good idea to make an instant video of my visit and capture the ideas associated with the Amazing [...]
As I travel around, I search for places where people have done amazing things. In Paris, I went to Montmartre where Edith Piaf amazed people, as her emotional voice resonated through the streets. I then went to the Eiffel Tower, developed by Gustave Eiffel, and looked down on the Arc de Triomphe commissioned by Napoleon [...]
It is my hobby to meet amazing people. They include Mozart, Einstein , Marie Curie, Shakespeare, Pasteur and other famous people. They are still alive through their work, which lives on. I meet these amazing people by visiting the places where they were born or worked and also via the internet. As I discover more [...]
On my recent travels, I visited the New York Book Expo to launch the Amazing People Club Series of books and audios. I lived for a week in a hotel next to Times Square. It was a golden chance to walk the streets where many amazing people made their outstanding contributions. Each day, I passed [...]
New York has grown at an amazing rate over the last two centuries and now has more than eight million people living there. Many people have contributed but one person changed the face of New York. Robert Moses was not an architect and engineer or even a builder. Appointed by Al Smith, the Governor of [...]