Sunday, May 31, 2009

Ledge Cat

cat outside a window, one floor up


Seems like the cat got out somehow and cannot get back inside. Hmmm...

UPDATE: Ledge Cat still out there, and now it's late. The poor thing!



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Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Street Peek

a peek at a street and buildings through leafy trees


Leafiness is next to Godliness...if you enjoy a bit of privacy in the city.

Monday, May 25, 2009

Memorial Day

the top of the Empire State Building as seen between buildings and flags, Manhattan, NYC


Please forgive the reprise, since when I originally took this shot, I intended to first publish it on Memorial Day. However, I liked it so much, I put it on the blog right away.

Happy Memorial Day!

Sunday, May 24, 2009

Billy's Tower

water tower above Billy's across from the retired Yankee Stadium, Bronx, NYC


For a Memorial Day Weekend Treat, here's another shot from Yankee Stadium...well, the area, anyway. See, Billy's sits across the street from Yankee Stadium--the retired one.

Located literally across the street from The Stadium, this row of businesses enjoyed a prime location up until The New Stadium was built. Fans still come off the train and see Billy's (and Stan's, etc.), but to go there requires them to turn against the flow of traffic toward The New Stadium. Oh, Billy!


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Friday, May 22, 2009

Sidewalk Trees

shadow of trees on sidewalk


Who is it now,
Who calls me inside?
Are the leaves on the trees
Just a living disguise?

I'll walk home again,
To the street melody,
Shadows and Tall Trees.


[all apologies to U2, SHADOWS AND TALL TREES]

Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Bronx Photo Ops

a photo op in the Great Hall at the new Yankee Stadium, The Bronx, NYC


Upon entering the new Yankee Stadium, one can't help but feel the dazzle of the Great Hall.


C.C. Sabathia, Yankee Stadium, Bronx, NYC


Hey, down in front, yo!

[C.C. Sabathia pitched 7 strong innings and the Yankees beat the Baltimore Orioles, 9-1.]

Tuesday, May 19, 2009

NO ANY

the little man on Lafayette and Kenmare Street, Manhattan, NYC


The little man sees a familiar face as he keeps it on the down low near Lafayette and Kenmare Street in Manhattan.

Monday, May 18, 2009

X Man

graffiti man, Canal Street, NYC


I caught this guy down on Canal Street today. You know, he couldn't care less.

Sunday, May 17, 2009

Reflection DC

lots to see reflected in an Adams Morgan window, Washington, D.C.



I spent a few days in Washington, D.C., last week and enjoyed looking at this window in Adams Morgan one afternoon. The nice weather and the cold beer were pretty good, too.

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Saturday, May 16, 2009

Water Towers ESB

several water towers and a glimpse of the Empire State Building, Manhattan, NYC


Several water towers and a glimpse of the Empire State Building, as seen from 23rd Street in Manhattan...

Sunday, May 10, 2009

Roosevelt Island

oldest building on Roosevelt Island, NYC

"What's that?", you're thinking, "Is that a house?" Believe it or not, we have a few around NYC, especially once you get out of Manhattan. This one is the oldest building on Roosevelt Island, located in the East River between Manhattan and Queens.

Happy Mother's Day!

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Saturday, May 09, 2009

Dusk On The Hudson

a NY WATERWAY ferry on the Hudson River at dusk, NYC


A NY WATERWAY ferry on the Hudson River at dusk, with lower Manhattan in the background. Click HERE for another ferry shot posted previously.

Monday, May 04, 2009

NY WATERWAY

NY WATERWAY ferry on the rainy Hudson River with lower Manhattan, NYC


...the EMPIRE STATE on the Hudson River with lower Manhattan in the background.

Saturday, May 02, 2009

SoL33

the Statue of Liberty and cement slabs, Jersey City, NJ


The Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, slabs of cement, and the number 33, shot on the Jersey side of the Hudson River.

Friday, May 01, 2009

The Shooter

graffiti and a little cameraman, Manhattan, NYC


(lower East Side Manhattan)

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