Tag Archives: New York

Gargoyles (Riverside Church)

These gargoyles are way up the tower of Riverside Church, facing south. They are very hard to see with the naked eye. The one way at the top has what seems to have a racially defined modernist African look, in … Continue reading

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Striped Church (Harlem)

The techno-color lines of the Greater Refuge Temple stand out on the corner of Adam Clayton Powell and 124th Street. It is also known as the “Mother Church” (Headquarters) of the Church of Our Lord Jesus Christ. If I’m getting … Continue reading

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(Norms) Smoked Fish Atonement (Upper West Side)

They used to sprinkle blood on the insides of the Tabernacle tent on Yom Kippur. Today, the  Upper West of New York prepares at Zabar’s for the break-fast to the Day of Atonement, buying up all the salty, smoked fish. … Continue reading

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(Red & White) Churches & Synagogue (Greenpoint)

The other week I stumbled across these red-brick and white brick churches and a synagogue in the Greenpoint section of Brooklyn. They are well preserved historical structures that are still-functioning religious institutions. The buildings reflect national and religious origins that … Continue reading

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Porn in the City (Public Technology)

In retrospect, the words of the promotional are hysterical. The internet hubs are big sidewalk monoliths. Kind of great, in theory at least. Unfettered wifi and internet. But what were they thinking? Clearly the urban planners don’t know much about … Continue reading

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September 11, 2016

Viewed from across the East River at Greenoint –Freedom Tower and Lower Manhattan under wild clouds

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Wild Raspberries (Riverside Park)

In the Forever Wild sanctuary in Riverside Park just off and above 116th Street there are wild raspberries along the path. They taste okay.

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