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NYC – Madison Avenue – South? Native Fashion Now comes to Lower Manhattan

Part One Lower Manhattan on a bright sunny day… hot, humid and in need of “coolness”. What better way to escape but to visit the  NYC Museum of the American Indian. The museum  is located in the Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House at One Bowling Green in New York City. ( more on this on […]

Petersburg, Virginia – coming back

Growing up, busses were very popular. Kate and I stopped in Petersburg, Virginia and I noticed an old bus Terminal. Maybe you still have an old toy bus somewhere? If so, post a pic of it on FB…

NYC – The Explorers Club -worth a visit

  The Explorers Club Walking to Central Park along  east 70th Street.  I was intrigued by the façade of a building that looked like it was Elizabethan England. I Crossed the street to have a better look and peered through the heavy metal door. Inside, it looked like a private club all wood and leather […]

NYC – Space collections recently auctioned at Sotheby’s

    Mini Pop-Up Space Memorabilia Timed to coincide with the 48th anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar landing Sotheby’s displayed a wide variety of material from both the American & Soviet space programs., I took some photos so I could share with you some of the collection. I imagine that these items may stay in […]

NYC – Brooklyn to Manhattan – walking the Manhattan Bridge

NYC – Brooklyn to Manhattan – walking the Manhattan Bridge

Getting There On my to-do list was to walk over the Manhattan Bridge. I gathered up my google skills and decided hat it would be best to cross from the Brooklyn side. How close will the subway get me to my destination – Jay and Sands Street? Will there be subways closures? The nearest stop […]

Brooklyn – Prospect Park 7000 pinwheels

Today,I traveled to Brooklyn’s Prospect Park to look at  7,000 yellow Pinwheels. The pinwheels — which range from 6 to 11 inches in size — span 2¹/₂ acres of the Rose Garden, a quiet corner of the park. Students from 40 city schools were asked to submit designs. Several of these were printed and folded […]

NYC – Backup Plan for Rainy Day

NYC – Rain makes for sudden changes Recently, I went to see a parade –IMMIGRANT’S PARADE  – but unfortunately when I got there it started to rain. I mean really rain! Click photos to enlarge So you are soaking wet and the parade gets cancelled, what to do? Think inside. Before I went to the […]