Once falsely seen as the driving reason for John Lennon to leave the Beatles and force the band to break up, the public perception of Yoko Ono in recent decades has softened. Today, Yoko is seen as an artist, musician and pop culture icon in her own right with ties to a period that was both wonderful and turbulent in America and New York City.

08 Feb 2023 | 06:32

On Feb. 18, Yoko Ono will be turning 90 years old. It’s time for New York to thank her for her service. Yoko has given New York a lot as an artist, musician, philanthropist and virtual spokesperson. And, oh yeah, she married John Lennon. Sure, Yoko is not for everybody’s taste. Her shrill, shrieking...