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What and where is the only street with a fractioned number in New York City,

A while back, I put up some photos of an outside arcade (walk-through) on west 52nd Street. At the time, I was engrossed on getting to an event and didn’t notice a sign post – 6 ½ Avenue w 52nd Street. Later, as I edited the photos I noticed the 6 ½ Avenue sign, though  […]

NYC – a short Christmas walk in midtown: Part One

  Today, I took a walk on 7th Avenue from west 57th st to west 52nd. Turned east and walked to the Paley Building (25 w 52nd) and then walked up to west 57th. This an easy walk and I added a stop at the Paley building and the 21 Club. Because of length I […]

NYC a short Christmas walk in midtown: Part Two

Continued from Part One Today, I took a walk on 7th Avenue from west 57th st to west 52nd. Turned east and walked to the Paley Building (25 w 52nd) and then walked up to west 57th. This an easy walk and I added a stop at the Paley building and the 21 club. If […]

NYC – San Gennaro Festival

  The Feast of San Gennaro   Every year people flock  to Little Italy to celebrate Italian heritage and to feast on some of the best Italian cuisine the city has to offer. For some, this is the opportunity to enjoy some amazing food, special music performances. This year, the festival started on September 13th and […]

NYC – NYC Water Towers -ART – update 2018

Updated 2018 New York City’s water towers are iconic, and a hundred of them are covered in artwork created by Jeff Koons, Maya Lin, and other artists. They are meant to raise awareness of global water problems and encourage New Yorkers to drink their tap water. What are those wooden water tanks? When I first […]

NYC –  The Library Lions of the NYC Public Library – Are there others less famous?

NYC – The Library Lions of the NYC Public Library – Are there others less famous?

  Most of us are familiar with Patience and Fortitude, the world-renowned pair of marble lions that stand proudly before the majestic Beaux-Arts library building at Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street in Manhattan. They have captured the imagination and affection of New Yorkers and visitors from all over the world. History: Their names of the […]

Walking 5th Ave Mid-Summer Fashion Windows

A walk along 5th Avenue can be enjoyable if you take time to look at the many store windows. Also, don’t be afraid to go inside and browse around. Today, I walked from 59th street to 42nd street with side trip to Rockefeller  Plaza and Times Square. Few things are as fun as an indulgent […]