Tag Archives: New York

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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New York City Green Revolution Building

Pretty to look at, this residential apartment building in Morningside Heights is about to be eaten alive by the English Ivy.

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New York Cityscape (Abstract w/ Organic Elements)

View from a window, New York cityscapes are abstract with organic elements. New York is more typically associated with the vertical, in particular with the skyscraper. But the most interesting part of the urban geometry might be the horizontal lines … Continue reading

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(Brooklyn) Lamb (Paschal)

(photo credit; Marta Braiterman Tanenbaum) Marta also posts: “Inside The Market Place, a huge, bustling new supermarket on East New York A,enue in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. Lubo<itch Hassidic, near “770 Eastern Parkway.” It’s really Schneerson-influenced here. Satmar, Bobo< and other … Continue reading

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Planet Satmar (Long Walk Through Williamsburg)

I had time to kill the other week down by E. 23rd Street on the East River and decided to check out Williamsburg. I’ve never been, except for a quick drive through once. I got back on the FDR heading … Continue reading

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This Amazing Asian Supermarket in Morningside Heights (H Mart)

For gastronomes and Food and Foodway Studies people: Speechless, I wandered aisle after aisle, struck by the vastness of varieties and options –produce, meat and fish, noodles, kimchi, mushrooms, desserts and snacks, and also cookware and kitchenware. When I have … Continue reading

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