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Manhattanhenge

Manhattanhenge

Oh very funny! I saw this (blog.flickr.net/en/2009/07/13/manhattanhenge) at the Flickr Blog today: noticed that photos of Manhattanhenge are starting to flow in from last weekend. What’s Manhattanhenge? >> a biannual occurrence in which the setting sun aligns with the east-west streets of Manhattan’s main street grid. The term is derived from Stonehenge, at which the […]

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Aerial Virtual Tour of Manhattan

Aerial Virtual Tour of Manhattan

Wow. This is amazing. It’s an aerial, virtual tour of New York City. Stunning. You can choose a few locations to “fly”: Times Square, Empire State Building, Chrysler Building, Downtown, Brooklyn Bridge, etc. VERY cool. The photography is beautiful. So, if you’ve been wanting to see Manhattan but can’t really get there, this “virtual” tour […]

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Below the Hudson

Below the Hudson

New York’s Hudson River is notorious for being a veritable soup of trash, sludge, and ship debris. But two divers decided to have a deeper, closer look at exactly was down in New York’s most famous river. YUK. Story here nymag.com/news/features/56609. The steady transformation of New York’s waterfront from wasteland to playground means more of […]

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The Dirtiest Hotels

The Dirtiest Hotels

I get emails from various travel businesses and organizations, including TripAdvisor’s emails. I rarely read them unless something looks interesting. Today, there was something that definitely piqued my interest: TripAdvisor’s Dirtiest Hotels of 2009! Ha! Honestly, I had to wonder if it was just a joke or some kind of promotional scheme to get me […]

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