A look at the work of M.C. Escher, known widely for his impossible geometry, reveals more than meets the eye.
A sea of carts waiting for shoppers blends into an abstraction in this view outside a Brooklyn 'big box' store.
PHeymont was visiting Brooklyn Bridge Park when he spotted this view of Lower Manhattan, looking across the remains of once-busy piers.
Brooklyn's Prospect Park has lots of statues and sculptural details, but not all of them get the attention they're worth. PHeymont looks at a few.
PHeymont had never seen fringed tulips before an early spring walk through the Brooklyn Botanic Garden.
Jonathan L walks us through New York's 'first commuter suburb' and now one of the city's most historic and interesting neighborhoods.
As summer turns to fall, the Brooklyn Botanic Garden shows off both the fading of the light and some spectacular colors.
A showcase of annuals bordering a walk shows off plants adapted to different micro-climates.
PHeymont visits a giant of a museum that only seems small by comparison with other New York museums.
From the street in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, The Verrazano Narrows Bridge seems to tower over the residential houses.
This gleaming 1949 Dodge was spotted on Bay Avenue near Brooklyn's Midwood neighborhood. For comparison, full-body shots from long ago.
Grand Army Plaza is one of Brooklyn's hubs, where Prospect Park meets the Central Library, a memorial arch, the Greenmarket and much more.
In a sort of 'back to the future' movement, New York City is expanding its current few river ferries into a full-scale transit system, starting next year.
It's clearly winter now at Brooklyn's Grand Army Plaza Greenmarket, with only a few days left until Christmas, and only the hardiest of crops remaining—but those include lovely piles of scallions with their roots showing, and plenty of turnips, beets and carrots. Not to mention lots of apples of many varieties (no, those aren't tomatoes in the boxes) as well as meats, baked goods and specialty foods. And, of course, it's the season for some non-edibles as well, in the form of holiday...
A travelers wanders at home, trying to view his neighborhood as he views others, and wondering how others see his.