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Panorama Challenge 11: Final Results!

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The 11th Annual Panorama Challenge was another rousing success despite the miserable N’oreaster/bomb cyclone snow, rain and wind extravaganza this year.  Thanks to all of you who braved the weather to join us for the fun!  The food was great, Batala was electrifying — as usual, and the questions were tricky — like they always…

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Panorama Challenge 11: Qs & As

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Thanks again to everyone who made this such a successful night for the City Reliquary, especially all of you who played the challenge and our hosts at the Queens Museum. Your Quizmaster, Jonathan   Here are all the evenings Questions and Answers: PCXI FIRST HALF MAZE, MAYS, LABYRINTH 1) Every fall the Queens County Farm…

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10th Annual Panorama Challenge: Final Scores!

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Thanks to everyone for such a great night, especially the amazing folks at the Queens Museum! In the heat of the moment I thought we had an Ota Benga Stumper with MONGO.  But I was wrong!  One team got credit for that answer: the Van Wycks.  Well done! Another team got the answer correct, but since they…

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10th Annual Panorama Challenge 1st Half Q&As

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What a great night!  Here are the questions & answers from the first half of the Panorama Challenge at the Queens Museum on 3/4/2017. (Any part of an answer in parentheses was not required, or was an alternate acceptable answer!) SEINFELD IN NEW YORK Twenty years ago Seinfeld began filming its final season. 1) Are…

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10th Annual Panorama Challenge: 2nd Half Q&As

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Here’s the second half Questions & Answers for the 10th Panorama Challenge  (again, any part of an answer in parentheses was not required, or was an alternate acceptable answer): MILLS MILLS MILLS 16) The mill, once here, was built at the water’s edge by a guy named Wolfert. It was operated by what regular force?…

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Punk Rock to the Rockaways!

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Over the past two months, I had the awesome opportunity to co-lead a Punk Rock School Bus tour, in concert with the recently closed HEY HO! LET’S GO! Exhibit on the Ramones at the Queens Museum. One tour was back in June and the other was last month. On each tour I got to take…

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I Love The Bronx… Week!

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I Love The Bronx Week Levy's Unique New York Family Of Tour GuidesA few weeks ago, Jonah Levy and I had the wonderful opportunity to TAKE a tour, instead of LEAD a tour. Better yet, we got to take a tour of The Bronx – probably the…

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A Concert In My Living Room

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A Concert in My Bushwick Living RoomI came home a month ago to find a concert in my living room. Well actually, I came home a month ago to find 40-some-odd complete strangers, hanging out in my kitchen and living room, drinking beers and wine (they BYO’d,)…

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In which Matt Levy takes a DIY Craft Cocktail Class

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Matt Levy and Eben Freeman make craft cocktailsFor those of you that didn’t know it, I am a craft cocktail enthusiast. This is a combination of circumstances (having a 2.5-year-old means I don’t go out much after bedtime) location (NYC is an incredible craft cocktail city) and…

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Panorama Challenge 9: Round 1 Questions & Answers

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Thanks again to all of you who came out to the Queens Museum to make it a great night! There were no perfect scores, but there were no 100% stumpers, unlike ‘Ota Benga’ from last year.  At least one team got each of the answers,  both Challenger & Pro. Congratulations to all! See you at…

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