New York City

  • The Statue of Liberty: An American Icon | Her Life in Ruins

    The Statue of Liberty: An American Icon

    The Statue of Liberty has been welcoming immigrants to America since its dedication in 1886. Since then, it has become an icon for our great country. The Statue of Liberty receives millions of visitors each year, with many more admiring her blue-green figure from afar. She stands holding a torch, lighting the way to freedom and showing us the path to Liberty. While the Statue of Liberty is well-known, many…

  • 4 Reasons to See The Lifespan of a Fact | Her Life in Ruins

    4 Reasons to See The Lifespan of a Fact

    On my recent trip to NYC, I decided to give my Global Citizens tickets to a friend so I could see The Lifespan of a Fact. The Lifespan of a Fact is a new play that explores the true story of a fact-checker for an essay on teen suicide. The subject matter is heavy, yet the play brilliantly balances this with laugh-out-loud moments that keep you entertained. It’s seriously incredible!…

  • The Color Factory: A Day in Pure Imagination | Her Life in Ruins

    The Color Factory: A Day in Pure Imagination

    The Color Factory is an interactive exhibit that is all about celebrating color! It combines art, games, food, and fun to create an experience that is truly amazing. The Color Factory recently opened up in New York City in SoHo. My sister and I jumped at the chance to visit after reading a bit about the exhibit and we had the time of our lives. Basic Info The Color Factory…

  • Everything You Need to Know About Harry Potter and the Cursed Child - Spoiler Free! | Her Life in Ruins

    Everything You Need to Know About Harry Potter and the Cursed Child – Spoiler Free!

    This post contains NO spoilers for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child on Broadway, so read away! Earlier this summer, I got to check another item off my Harry Potter Bucketlist – seeing Cursed Child on Broadway! I’m not going to lie, I did not know what to expect from the show. I hated reading the script (like many in the fandom), but a friend told me it’s totally different…