Tag Archive | upper east side

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 […]

NYC – Three Kings Parade – Celebration – 2017

  For four decades El Museo del Barrio has celebrated and promoted the Three Kings Day tradition with an annual parade. This year’s march begins at 106th Street and Lexington Avenue and travels to Third Avenue to end at 115th Street and Park Avenue. The procession features camels, colorful puppets, floats, and thousands of students and other […]

NYC – Animals- Commerial Art

Short walk today around the east 60’s. I was off to an appointment and thought I would grab some shots of items displayed in some store windows. The practice of depicting characters of animals in miniaturized porcelain and  cloth seems to be very popular.   And, speaking of animals…   a

NYC – Beer – Baseball – J Ruppert – Yankees

NYC – Beer _ Baseball _ Colonel J. Ruppert _ Yankees Walking  down east 92nd street from 3rd Avenue to York Avenue,  I came upon a sign for a beer that I had not heard of in years – Knickerbocker. It reminded me that this area of Yorkville once had several breweries, one of which was […]

nyc – Wooden Framed Homes with Porches – a vanishing Group

A while back I wrote about NYC wooden framed houses.  I am always fascinated that some of them still exist. Over the years, many building are now marble and limestone townhouses, but there still exist charming houses, made of plain old wood. I am singling out a few that have front porches. I would imagine that there […]

Sunday at Sotheby’s – well not really!

Really not Sunday but visited on a Friday. I often stop at Sotheby’s just to look at what is on exhibition. It is one of the many free things to do in NYC. Similar auction houses are Christie’s, Doyles and Bonham’s as well as several others scattered around the city. Often there are several floors that […]

NYC – Winter Snow at the other park – Carl Shurz

At this writing, it is very  cold outside and we have snow on the ground. Many winter scenes of NYC show mostly midtown or the larger parks… here is a glimpse of a small park on the upper east side of Manhattan. It was nice to have the lights on as it added to the […]