April 8, 2014
New York, annoying, but beautiful, in the rain

New York, annoying, but beautiful, in the rain

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April 1, 2014
Love these doors. As seen in Nolita

Love these doors. As seen in Nolita

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March 31, 2014

Art-gazing at the MoMA

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March 31, 2014
The mix of new and old, even if a little startling, is one of my favorite things about New York.

The mix of new and old, even if a little startling, is one of my favorite things about New York.

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March 31, 2014
Little Italy is on the “brink of extinction”, the NY Post reports:


  Rising rents and changing demographics have driven Little Italy to the verge of extinction. Once a teeming neighborhood stretching 50 square blocks, it now barely covers three blocks of Mulberry Street — and even that strip is under threat.


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Photo taken during the San Genarro festival in 2011.

Little Italy is on the “brink of extinction”, the NY Post reports:

Rising rents and changing demographics have driven Little Italy to the verge of extinction. Once a teeming neighborhood stretching 50 square blocks, it now barely covers three blocks of Mulberry Street — and even that strip is under threat.

Read the rest of the article.

Photo taken during the San Genarro festival in 2011.

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March 11, 2014
Even in the snow, the Mulberry St. fruit sellers don’t rest

Even in the snow, the Mulberry St. fruit sellers don’t rest

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February 26, 2014
Skybriddge in Midtown Manhattan

Skybriddge in Midtown Manhattan

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February 26, 2014
Bicyclist on Lafayette

Bicyclist on Lafayette

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February 26, 2014
In the East Village, a shrine to Ukraine’s fallen protesters

In the East Village, a shrine to Ukraine’s fallen protesters

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February 25, 2014
No snow tonight as forecasted, so here’s a shot from our last snow storm in Union Square

No snow tonight as forecasted, so here’s a shot from our last snow storm in Union Square

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February 6, 2014
From the 86th floor of the Empire State Building

From the 86th floor of the Empire State Building

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February 3, 2014
Waiting in the snow, Times Square

Waiting in the snow, Times Square

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January 26, 2014
White out in Times Square

White out in Times Square

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January 19, 2014

Take your romantic horse-carriage rides while you can. One of Mayor de Blasio’s promises was to rid the streets of horse-drawn carriages and the current City Council leader sponsored such a ban in 2010.

The Times has a good article focusing on the animal-care concerns, with some interesting details about the livelihood of carriage-drivers:

Mr. Hernandez and Teddy had eight fares for the day, excellent for a post-holiday Sunday. Waiting on the hack line, Mr. Hernandez fed Teddy oat pellets and corn, and allowed tourists to feed Teddy carrots. He gave Teddy a manicure of sorts, applying black polish to his hooves. The front left hoof bore his number: 3527. Mr. Hernandez himself earns $10 for every 20-minute ride, and $20 for the less common 40-minute rides that cost $90. He keeps whatever tips he gets. The rest he gives to Teddy’s owner, Angelo Collura. Mr. Hernandez first rode horses as a child on his grandmother’s farm outside Mexico City. He came to New York as a teenager and worked for nearly five years as a stableman before studying to become a driver like his uncle. He and his wife, who works in a restaurant, live in the Bronx with their two children. After work, he goes to school to become an electrician.

Read the full story here.

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January 15, 2014
Disembodied in the Garment District

Disembodied in the Garment District

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