Daily Archives: April 22, 2016

“In the Footsteps of John Muir” an exhibit of 30 photographic              works by Scottish photographer Ken Patterson will be on                        view now through July 8th at                                                                        Federal Hall National Memorial, Wall Street, NY



The exhibit traces Muir’s early days in Dunbar, Scotland to his love of Yosemite allowing one to see the environment Muir loved and did so much to help preserve.

The exhibit is part of the National Centennial Celebration of National Parks and is presented by The American-Scottish Foundation® in conjunction with the National Park Service

Come learn more about John Muir, the Scot who did so much for America’s national parks.


Beer at Breakfast – spread on your toast???

43_Marmalade_Beer_AR.jpg.galleryScottish craft brewer Innis & Gunn has created the world’s first spreadable beer to mark the opening of its new Beer Kitchen in South Tay Street, Dundee.                                                                 Marm & Ale, the world’s first beer marmalade, combines Innes & Gunn’s oak-aged IPA with Dundee’s finest preserve. The brewer has also unveiled a new marmalade flavoured IPA.

Read the whole story  in the Herald  – http://www.heraldscotland.com/news/14391821.Scottish_craft_brewer_launches__world_s_first_spreadable_beer_/?ref=mr&lp=1


carnegie competition

Win a Free Trip to Scotland

To commemorate Carnegie Hall’s 125th anniversary, Carnegie Hall
are sending ONE lucky couple back to where our founder was born,
the beautiful town of Dunfermline, Scotland. Click here for details.

A Visit to the Auld Country

Scotland1_BalmoralThere is no better way to celebrate an anniversary than with a trip. And when it’s to mark 125 years, the trip must be unforgettable. To commemorate Carnegie Hall’s 125th anniversary, we are sending one lucky couple back to where our founder was born, the beautiful town of Dunfermline, Scotland.

Grand PrizeScotland2_Dunfermline

  • Round trip airfare for two from Newark / New York to Edinburgh, Scotland, courtesy of United Airlines®
  • Complimentary three-night stay at The Balmoral, a luxurious hotel in the heart of Edinburgh
  • Private tour of the Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum in Dunfermline
  • Brunch with Carnegie Hall’s Archives and Rose Museum Director Gino Francesconi

The contest closes April 30, and the winner will be randomly selected on May 5, 2016—the 125th anniversary of Carnegie Hall’s opening.