Posts by Arnesia Young

Arnesia Young

Arnesia Young is a contributing writer for My Modern Met and an aspiring art historian. She holds a BA in Art History and Curatorial Studies with a minor in Design from Brigham Young University. With a love and passion for the arts, culture, and all things creative, she finds herself intrigued by the creative process and is constantly seeking new ways to explore and understand it.

May 26, 2022

New York City’s Last Public Payphone Is Removed

Since the advent of computers and smartphones—and with them, the rapid rise of the digital age—many previously essential technologies have now become obsolete. This point is illustrated all too clearly as New York City says goodbye to its last public payphone. The lone phone booth was removed by crane from its post on Seventh Avenue and W. 50th street, just south of Times Square, on May 23, 2022.

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May 16, 2022

Couple Wakes Up and Finds a Stranger’s Dog Sleeping in Their Bed

Many pet owners love to snuggle with their dogs in bed at night. But recently, one Tennessee couple woke up next to a very unexpected canine friend. Julie Johnson and her husband Jimmy were used to letting their three dogs join them in their bed; however, one morning, they were greeted by an extra cuddly little stranger—a fourth dog they didn’t recognize.

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