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Tag: "New York County"

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St. Paul's Chapel and World Trade Center Construction Site

St. Paul’s Chapel and World Trade Center Construction Site

After spending several hours nestled in the mesmerizing lullaby of the railroad, I descended into Penn Station and thus into the heart of Manhattan. I admit, anxiety nipped at my heart; although I spent a year here as a young and ambitious drama student, that experience was over twenty years ago. My youthful gumption was […]

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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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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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Living in Manhattan

Living in Manhattan

This is just a little tale with a few very old photos, taken in the mid 1980s, when I lived in Manhattan as a student.

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