Tag Archives: NYC

Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks, 2014

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

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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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Supermoon…meh

The super moon over the East River…..

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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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Inwood Hill Park and…..

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

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odds & ends; Battery Park

Although it’s only 21 acres, Battery Park contains dozens of monuments and memorials, here are a few: The Korean War Veterans Memorial designed by Mac Adams was installed in 1991. The piece also functions as a sundial, every July 27 … Continue reading

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A Foggy Day in Richmondtown

Most of NYC enjoyed a glorious day of sunshine after the morning fog lifted…it apparently all moved to Staten Island where the coastal areas remained shrouded in mist all day. the Verrazano Bridge from Ft.Wadsworth Battery Weed on the waterfront … Continue reading

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Art Deco Public Works

Bas-relief friezes on the Bowery Bay Water Pollution Control Plant opened in 1939

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odds & ends: Remains

remain: to be left after the removal, loss, destruction, etc., of all else car Gerritsen Creek art installation? Gerritsen Creek barge Luyster’s Creek table legs Bushwick heart-shaped tree Forest Park

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Spring…is that you?

Just a few weeks ago the kettle pond in Forest Park was frozen over No more ice now, instead the first signs of Spring       Golfers hitting the green…. well almost green…. The carousel will be open soon … Continue reading

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