Monthly Archives: November 2011

Far Rockaway; then and now

The Rockaways have transformed in the last 100 years from playground of the wealthy, to summer resort of the working classes, to poverty and neglect.  All of the grand hotels and most of the bungalows are gone, but many of … Continue reading

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Transforming Coney Island

Only time for a quick stop, a hot dog from Nathan’s Famous and a brief look around…. starlings hope to share my lunch…. a new ride…. next to the old, and beloved, ChaCha’s…. not much left on the Bowery…. the … Continue reading

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Brooklyn Botanic Garden Reflections

reflections in the lily pond

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newtown creek and grand st. bridge

The Newtown Creek has been one of the most polluted waterways in NYC for over 150 years. “Newtown creek for many years has been a source of nuisance. It receives the contents of several of the large sewers of Brooklyn … Continue reading

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