Category Archives: New York City

Perspectives: A Jersey View of the Always Dynamic Big Apple!

This post contains ten images from “President’s Day” last week, underscoring the dynamics of a magnificently changing Manhattan skyline, driven by decades long, mind-blowing construction.    As Robert Plant once sang: “Ohh, …it makes me wonder…” Thanks for viewing. Click on or “finger stretch” … Continue reading

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Awesome Hyperbolic Paraboloid on W. 57th – Open Soon in NYC

  Looking down W. 57th St. at twilight this week, four of the newest buildings including the second tallest in the city, dominate the view. But, look at the closest on the left…. Designed by Danish Architect Bjark Inges, this spectacular residential building … Continue reading

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Treasure in Manhattan – Morgan Library & Museum

  Located on Madison Ave at E. 36th street,  The Morgan Museum and Research Library containing the private holdings of financier J.P Morgan and other benefactors,  is an incomparable collection of original manuscripts, books, paintings, sculptures, cylinder seals and other fine works of literary and … Continue reading

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Roosevelt Island Tramway – New York City

Thanks to our friend Jessica, a resident of remarkable Roosevelt Island, Jeanne and I enjoyed riding The Roosevelt Tramway located just north of the Queens Mid-Town Bridge, aka the 59th Street Bridge, aka the Ed Koch Bridge. This Post contains … Continue reading

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Appreciation for Recognition, to a Traveling Lady

An image included in my 2014 post about Hamilton Park, Weehawken, NJ, was recently selected by “Traveling Lady” for inclusion in her “Top 10 Instagram Spots of New York.” See: TOP 10 INSTAGRAM SPOTS OF NEW YORK My sincere thanks for this … Continue reading

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America’s Cup and Crowded Skies – New York

We had the pleasure to see some of the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series in New York Harbor last week-end. With crowds lining both sides of (and on) the Hudson, the unique and expensive racing sailboats were impressive.  … Overcast … Continue reading

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The Last Vestiges of Winter?

Downstream of Ramapo Lake, New Jersey …As usual, click on the image for a closer look, and thanks for viewing. Comments are always welcome. M 🙂

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