Dec 23, 2012

Third Avenue in the east 20s

Manhattan, Third Avenue, holiday lights
holiday lights, Empire State Building in red and green in the distance

Manhattan, Third Avenue, twilight, moon
moon over Third Avenue

Manhattan, moon, bare tree branches
winter tree branches and moon

Dec 4, 2012

Scaffold City - I Love NY but I Hate Scaffolding!

midtown Manhattan, scaffolding
midtown Manhattan scaffolding

midtown Manhattan, scaffolding, double exposure photo
double exposure photo adds to the congestion of scaffolding

midtown Manhattan, scaffolding, Lady Liberty statue
Lady Liberty behind bars
I Love New York - but I hate scaffolding!! It's everywhere and seems to grow overnight. I took some photos of this fake Liberty, went back a week later to take some film shots, and found it behind bars with scaffolding that wrapped around the block. Let's see how many months before it's removed.

Nov 29, 2012

Union Square Park area

Union Square Park, bandshell pavilion
bandshell pavilion at the northern end of Union Square Park

Old Town Bar, near Union Square
Old Town Bar, East 18th Street

Union Square Park, squirrel
squirrel enjoys a bench in the park

Nov 25, 2012

Central Park in Autumn

Central Park, the Pond
the Pond in Autumn, Central Park

Central Park, the Pond
another view of the Pond

Central Park, Pedro
Pedro photographs the park

Central Park, the Pond, buildings surround the park
a little country in the middle of the city

Nov 17, 2012

Store Windows near Union Square, in November holiday season

holiday window displays
wintry sparkle

holiday window displays
mostly white and silver

window display
President Obama's "mug" on a mug 

full-sized horse sculpture in store window
sure - why not turn a full-sized horse sculpture into a lamp?!

Nov 16, 2012

On the Street in Midtown

Empire State Building, Lady Liberty statue
"Lady Liberty" raises her torch to the Empire State Building

Empire State Building, Uncle Sam statue
Uncle Sam statue near the Empire State Building
                    "fake" Lady Liberty and "fake" Uncle Sam, with real Empire State Building

Oct 21, 2012

Central Park in Autumn - Beautiful Fall Color

Central Park, the Pond, buildings surround and reflect in the water
buildings along Central Park south are reflected in the Pond

Central Park, shadows
shadows of two photographers

Central Park, the Pond
lovely reflections in the Pond

Central Park, artist paints Gapstow Bridge
artist paints the Pond and Gapstow Bridge

Central Park, the Pond, Gapstow Bridge
Gapstow Bridge and the Pond, Central Park

Central Park, people near the Pond
people enjoying the park

Oct 20, 2012

Brooklyn Bridge in Autumn

Brooklyn Bridge Park, Pedro
Pedro in Brooklyn Bridge Park (Manhattan Bridge in the distance)

Brooklyn Bridge and Park
Brooklyn Bridge

Oct 18, 2012

B and H Cruise Around Manhattan - Circle Line

Circle Line, west side of Manhattan, Hudson River
Circle Line at Pier 83

Circle Line cruise, lower Manhattan skyline, Freedom Tower under construction
lower Manhattan skyline (Freedom Tower under construction)

Circle Line cruise, Empire State Building in the distance
Empire State Building in the distance

Circle Line cruise, Ellis Island
Ellis Island

Statue of Liberty, Circle Line cruise
Statue of Liberty

Domino Sugar Refinery, Brooklyn
Domino Sugar Refinery

Circle Line cruise, George Washington Bridge in the distance
Circle Line cruise, George Washington Bridge in the distance

Little Red Lighthouse, under the GW Bridge, Circle Line cruise
Little Red Lighthouse (1889), under the GW Bridge

abandoned Renwick Smallpox Hospital, Roosevelt Island
abandoned Renwick Smallpox Hospital (1856 - 1950s) on Roosevelt Island

Manhattan skyline from the Hudson River, Circle Line cruise
Manhattan skyline from the Hudson River, with puffy "cartoon" cloud

Hudson River, Circle Line cruise, sailboat, New Jersey skyline
sailboat on the Hudson River