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October 2, 2016 - Verrazano Narrows Bridge

Jonathan L ·
From the street in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, The Verrazano Narrows Bridge seems to tower over the residential houses.
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Walking through Brooklyn Heights

Jonathan L ·
Jonathan L walks us through New York's 'first commuter suburb' and now one of the city's most historic and interesting neighborhoods.
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Manhattan Bridge - Brooklyn Bridge Park, New York

Samantha ·
Samantha and her husband had a great visit to New York and enjoyed their visit to Dumbo park and Manhattan Bridge.
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Sept. 1, 2019: An Ex-Parrot in Williamsburg, Brooklyn

Jonathan L ·
Jonathan L shows us some of the street art decorating Williamsburg Brooklyn
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YOU CAN'T FUEL ME! BA fliers sue over high surcharges

PHeymont ·
British Airways is known for the steepest "fuel surchages," especially on award tickets--but a group of frequent fliers has sued, pointing out that the fees seem to bear no relation to fuel costs at all.  A senior judge in the U. S. District...
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Sometimes a Trip is just a Walk in the Park

PHeymont ·
I've often advised travelers with jam-packed itineraries to step back and leave themselves time to take a walk in a park or sit there a while, experiencing what the locals see and do. When we travel, it's one of our favorite things to do (we even...
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A Bridge to Everywhere

PHeymont ·
  Paris: Pont Neuf at night   Every place we travel has its landmarks, and for nearly every city on a significant river, at least some of those landmarks turn out to be bridges.   Unlike statues and monuments, they’re (almost...
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Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn (Where Gumbo Was #160)

PHeymont ·
Grand Army Plaza is one of Brooklyn's hubs, where Prospect Park meets the Central Library, a memorial arch, the Greenmarket and much more.
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A Slice of Flatbush, Brooklyn (Where Gumbo Was #143)

PHeymont ·
A travelers wanders at home, trying to view his neighborhood as he views others, and wondering how others see his.
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Ferry good news for NYC visitors, commuters

PHeymont ·
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.
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Manhattan Monochrome

PHeymont ·
This picture was inspired by a 1930s Berenice Abbott photograph of lower Manhattan from the waterfront that I used in a blog about changing Manhattan views.
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March 27, 2019: A Boy and "His Birds."

Samantha ·
Samantha and her husband enjoyed watching this little boy feed "his birds" on a recent trip to NYC.
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Re: Erasmus Hall, Brooklyn, NY: Where Gumbo Was (#81)

Jonathan L ·
Among the many other schools designed by CBJ Snyder was P.S. 165 on the Upper West Side of Manhattan - which was where I attended from kindergarten to 6th grade. Also Morris HS in the Bronx. Here are links to pictures (since they are not mine): PS 165 Morris HS
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Re: Erasmus Hall, Brooklyn, NY: Where Gumbo Was (#81)

PHeymont ·
Didn't realize that PS 165 was also by Snyder. I attended 1st grade there in 1950-51 and spent a lot of time outside the Principal's office. I angered my teacher by reading (which had not been taught yet) when I was supposed to be cutting paper. Incidentally, Erasmus and Morris were part of a package deal. Each of the boroughs of the newly-merged New York City got one brand-new and large high school. Curtis in Staten Island, Flushing in Queens and DeWitt Clinton in Manhattan were the others,...
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Re: Union Square Holiday Market - Annual New York Tradition

GarryRF ·
Thanks Samantha - I enjoyed my time visiting this Blog. I love Markets.
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Re: Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn (Where Gumbo Was #160)

GarryRF ·
Looks like an oasis of culture in a big city. I love to see markets and open spaces where people can meet and chat. Puts the heart back in the community. A real mixture of photos that took me a while to guess what country I was in. A good challenge to the WITW is Gumbo fans. Maybe a passing similarity ?..
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Re: Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn (Where Gumbo Was #160)

PHeymont ·
Yes...let's see who gets this one! Like the Gumbo piece I did once on copies all over the world of the Statue of Liberty , that Roman Arch theme is everywhere!
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Re: Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn (Where Gumbo Was #160)

GarryRF ·
You can try if you wish Paul, but I've got no other pictures to add to it !
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Re: Manhattan Monochrome

DrFumblefinger ·
That's quite a skyline -- then and now!
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Re: Manhattan Monochrome

Samantha ·
Love seeing all these pictures. Just went to New York this year for the first time and fell in love with the city. Can't wait to go back and visit again. Thanks for the happy memories.
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Brooklyn Botanic Garden spring plant sale

PHeymont ·
Brooklyn Botanic Garden spring plant sale
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Members' preview at the BBG plant sale

PHeymont ·
Members' preview at the BBG plant sale
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