Inside October 2012

Brushing up on history


The New-York Historical Society on Manhattan’s West Side is the city’s stately living room and glamorous attic, a place where historians and artifacts alike have come together to tell a story like no other.

Soaring to new heights


Perhaps nothing crystallizes New York’s capacity for reinvention and transcendence the way One World Trade Center does. Already an icon, it makes its official debut late next year.

Wild about filmmaking


People think of Fred Kaufman as a regular Dr. Doolittle. They bring him their sick animals, their “zoo stories,” so to speak. The confusion is not so surprising. The Irvington resident has been with “Nature” – PBS’ most watched documentary film series – from its inception in 1982, with the last 21years spent as executive producer.