Tag Archive: New York City

Narrow: The NYC Pocket Park

In a city where every inch counts, vest pocket parks, created from reclaimed lots, are micro oases. Between #254 and #258 West 71st Street, this nano sanctuary occupies the footprint of a 20-foot-wide brownstone condemned and demolished in… Continue reading

Street Furniture

Street furniture is industry jargon for bus shelters, park benches, street lights, trash cans, mail boxes—any object or piece of equipment for public use. On bulk pick-up days in the city, street furniture is a literal… Continue reading

Connected

This game had these brothers hooked. They were hanging on every move, one keeping a poker face while his brother could hardly contain his reactions. I, in turn, was caught up watching them watch the game. Here we all… Continue reading

Triptych

Tuesday morning commute, -5°C/ 23°F. Catching the steam and light just right is the reward for frozen fingers, nose and toes.  

‘Twas the night before Christmas…

New York is full of surprises. Our favorite type of surprise is when the city reveals its softer side, seen in hidden gems like tiny pocket parks. One of these gems is the Clement… Continue reading

A Little Gratitude In Hell’s Kitchen

Recently I was given a task by a long-lost friend found via Facebook: list three things that you’re grateful for every day for a week. This would also give her a peek into my daily life,… Continue reading

Happy Labor Day

Work/DON’T WORK For more of that end of summer in the city feel try: Only The Lonely Sunset Boulevard       A visual response to The Daily Prompt  

Sunset Boulevard

At the enchanted metropolitan twilight I felt a haunting loneliness sometimes, and felt it in others – young clerks in the dusk, wasting the most poignant moments of night and life. —F. Scott… Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge: Between

In a city where every inch counts, vest pocket parks, created from reclaimed lots, are micro oases. Between #254 and #258 West 71st Street, this nano sanctuary occupies the footprint of a 20-foot-wide brownstone condemned and demolished in… Continue reading

Forkgate And Other New York-isms

Recently our new Mayor, Bill De Blasio committed “Forkgate“— eating his pizza slice with a knife and fork, leading the NY Daily News to exclaim, “The mayor of New York City eats his… Continue reading