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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 […]

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 – 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 – 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 […]

NYC – fashion on Madison Avenue – East 70’s

Today I walked up Madison Avenue from east 70th Street to East 86th Street.( We city folk do a lot of walking!) I was impressed with some of the store windows and the quality of what they were selling.C ertainly, fashion is alive and well in this area of Manhattan. Here are my photos of […]

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. […]