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Some folks just walk on by

Although it didn’t take long for someone to call for an ambulance. Turned out he just had one over the eight. Sad all the same. Another in a series of everyday scenes in New York. June 2022

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Central Park, May Day

Another in a series of everyday scenes in New York. May 2022

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Wheelies, Amsterdam Avenue at 90th Street

Since the beginning of Covid, we have been entertained each weekend by the roar of ATVs swarming up Amsterdam Avenue perched up on their rear wheels. Hated by some local residents, I find them a fascinating spectacle. Live and let … Continue reading

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Conductor 1 Train

Another in a series of everyday scenes in New York. May 2022

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No 1 Train, Covid

Another in a series of everyday scenes in New York. March 2022

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Dogwalker, Amsterdam at 93rd

Another in a series of everyday scenes in New York. March 2022

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Birder in Central Park

Another in a series of everyday scenes in New York. November 2021

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Steinway Tower

Located alongside the original Steinway building on West 57th Street, and taking advantage of its air rights, the new Steinway Tower at 111 West 57th Street adds another needle to Billionaires Row. Another in a series of everyday scenes in … Continue reading

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Jeannie

Jeannie, a local resident on the Upper West Side, on an evening stroll in the West Side Community garden which she helped create in 1974, recalling that she and others raised $64,000 to purchase the site running midblock between 89th … Continue reading

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NY Skyline from Central Park at Dusk

The current Midtown skyline seen beyond the Central Park Reservoir at dusk: the poor little Empire State Building huddled at the foot of the tallest needle tower. How are the mighty fallen. Another in a series of everyday scenes in … Continue reading

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