Tag Archives: New York

(Coronavirus Tent) Mount Sinai St. Luke’s (Now Mount Sinai Morningside)

(W. 113th between Morningside Drive and Amsterdam Ave.)  

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Empty City Empty Shabbat (Coronavirus)

It’s almost sundown and New York City is shutting down, schools, museums, concert halls, Broadway, synagogues and churches, as if for the Sabbath. The entire civic ritual system in its public aspect is grinding down to a halt, moving deeper … Continue reading

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New York City Street Corner (Habad)

This un-extraordinary little scene, it must have been around Christmas. From top to bottom, watch what happens to the street corner, a momentary ritual transformation, at Columbus and 97th Street. Note too how the WordPress category-tag algorithm puts this little … Continue reading

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(People Are Jerks) Street Corner Conversation (Honking Horns)

[2 pedestrians waiting at foot of the off-0ramp from the Queensboro Bridge.] [Guy honks car horn.] Pedestrian 1: That’s not going to get him anywhere. Pedestrian 2: I know. P1: People are jerks. P2: Yeah, right! [P1 and P2 start … Continue reading

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Bulls Will Then Be Offered at the Kasbah Messianic Grill (Thank God)

At 251 WEST 85th Street, between Broadway and West End Avenue. From their website: Our story begins in New York City in the 1980s. The Dery brothers’ were born in Morocco and raised in Israel where they were greatly influenced by … Continue reading

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Brickwork & Theatrical Ornament (Riverside Drive)

From a distance, the ornamental  feature up by the roof-line drew our attention. I zoomed in with my trusty digital zoom lens to get a closer look at what turned out to be an old-fashioned  baby-cherub. We then went on … Continue reading

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New York City Waterfall

nature is so beautiful 😍 pic.twitter.com/4ZIqUN15y5 — David Mack (@davidmackau) July 23, 2019 Mighty and apocalyptic conflux of places, this flooding of a New York City subway station looks and sounds like a waterfall, looks and sounds like a piece … Continue reading

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