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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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Rockaway Then and Now

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

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Riis Park off season

A cold and windy day at the beach…. Constructed on the site of one of the first US naval air stations, the park was designed in 1936 by Park Commissioner Robert Moses, who envisioned Riis Park as a beach for … Continue reading

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throgs neck / edgewater park, Bronx

Where the East River and the Long Island Sound meet; the waterfront between the Whitestone and Throgs Neck bridges private docks and the Throgs Neck Bridge barges in the river and  Whitestone, Queens in the background                 the Whitestone Bridge … Continue reading

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Photo of the Day: Seguine Mansion

In the National Register of Historic Places, the Greek Revival style Seguine Mansion in Staten Island was built in 1838 and is still privately owned, but open for guided tours by Urban Park Rangers. seguine mansion, a photo by dppuchol … Continue reading

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Photo of the Day; around the bay

Marine Parkway / Gil Hodges Bridge from Riis Landing Kayak lessons in Roxbury old Coast Guard Station Riis Landing Ruffle Bar island and Manhattan skyline from Jamaica Bay

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photo of the day; Williamsburg

old bicycle shop Williamsburg, Brooklyn

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