Tag Archive | History

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 […]

NYC – Sunday in Washington Square Park – drizzle and all

Some days are just gloomy and sometimes there is a drizzle that make it just a little bit different. what better time to visit Washington Square Park and environs. Here is my walk in pictures… The Park       Art Show       Streets (Mac Dougall – West 3rd – Thompson ) – […]

NYC – Alphabet City – Loisada Festival

Loisada Festival Parade   This weekend it was nice to visit the area of Manhattan called Alphabet City. It is different from the center of Manhattan, in the sense that it is more quiet and without the presence of tourists. There is not any major attraction to see, so you can go for a walk […]

NYC – West 70th Street to West 58th Street -Riverside Drive – a lot of glass

                        I did find a park amongst them and there were plenty of pre-schools along the way so I imagine quite a few people live in this area.  

NYC – Endangered Bird Murals

Every year, during May, Jane’s Walks organization puts together free walks throughout the boroughs of New York City. One that caught my eye was a walk in the northern Manhattan neighborhood of Hamilton Heights and Washington heights. It is a project that is attempting to create 314 murals of endangered birds. It is called the […]

bank notes

Images of Value The Artwork Behind U.S. Security Engraving 1830s-1980s   Grolier Club – 47 East 60th Street February 22-April 29, 2017 I happened to come across this exhibition by chance. In a previous post I mentioned going to the St. Pat’s parade and finding a 9 ft. Statue of Liberty on East 61st Street. […]

Macy’s Flower Show – 2017

Saturday, I missed my subway stop and head to go to the next one. Adjust and switch platforms, go back and regroup…End result I had to get off at Herald Square. I walked out of the subway looking straight at Macy’s windows full of flowers. Well it wasn’t my original destination – which was Korea […]