Author Archives: Denise P. Puchol

About Denise P. Puchol

Always carrying a pocket camera to photograph random spots throughout the five boroughs of New York City and to share a little of the history.

Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks, 2014

Before and during the 4th of July fireworks on the East River from Brooklyn Heights

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Beach 169 st.

Beach 169 st., a photo by denise p. on Flickr. Ft. Tilden now and then (post Sandy)

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riis park

riis park, a photo by denise p. on Flickr. Riis beach parking lot now and then (post Sandy)

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Boardwak Empire in Rockaway

While strolling one of the few intact sections of the Rockaway boardwalk, came across this.. A restaurant facade and a nightclub! A small sign indicates that this is a location set for HBO’s Boardwalk Empire…which explains this billboard and this … Continue reading

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Supermoon…meh

The super moon over the East River…..

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Inwood Hill Park; then & now

Shorakkopoch Rock, marking the site where Peter Minuit “bought” Manhattan. from Wiki “Legend has it that under a tulip tree in the park Peter Minuit, Director General of New Netherland, ‘purchased’ Manhattan from the a band of Native Americans in … Continue reading

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Salt Marsh Nature Center

Marine Park, Brooklyn When I was a kid this was a dumping ground for abandoned cars and boats…..some parts of New York City do get better.

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Ship Graveyard

Coney Island Creek Ship Graveyard

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Rockaway Then and Now

Mott Ave. and B22 St. Far Rockaway, NYC1940 2012  

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Inwood Hill Park and…..

…the only salt marsh left in Manhattan more pix and history to follow……  

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