Dec 31, 2013

Cubana Cafe - Brooklyn NY

Brooklyn New York Cubana Cafe Pedro new year's eve
Pedro, on New Year's Eve

Brooklyn New York Pedro Cubana Cafe new year's eve
Cubana Cafe

Nov 20, 2013

Rapazzini Winery - California garlic wine

bottle of wine, garlic wine, Rapazzini winery, California wine, Gilroy
"cooking" wine - fine for drinking, too

bottle of wine, garlic wine, Rapazzini winery, California wine, Gilroy
This wine is available from California in red and white, in cooking and drinking versions. I've had them all, and they're all good to drink.

Nov 16, 2013

Sheep Station: art installation by Fran├žois-Xavier Lalanne

New York Chelsea area, art installation of sheep sculptures
gas station in Chelsea transformed into sheep meadow

New York Chelsea area, art installation of sheep sculptures
baaaaa

New York Chelsea area, art installation of sheep sculptures
checking out the gas pumps

New York Chelsea area, artist Lalanne signage
artist Lalanne (sounds like laine, which is French for wool)

New York Chelsea area, art installation of sheep sculptures
what the flock 

Nov 9, 2013

Necessity is the Mother of Invention

NYC apartment, building a table
already had seven pieces of 1"x 6" pine, added two more pieces plus the under-framing, four legs from Ikea  =  one desk/table 22" x 49"

NYC apartment, building a table, staining wood
my favorite wood stain - Minwax Woodsheen

NYC apartment, building a table
not beautiful but functional table

Oct 15, 2013

Municipal Building, lower Manhattan

New York City, lower Manhattan, Municipal building
Freedom Tower in the background

New York City, lower Manhattan, Municipal building
entrance to Municipal building

New York City, lower Manhattan, subway at Municipal building
subway entrance, beautiful vaulted ceiling 

Oct 7, 2013

Flatiron Building and the Back Fence, Greenwich Village

New York City, Flatiron, reflection, photographer Kat DiStefano
reflection of Flatiron Building, Empire State Building and photographer (Kat DiStefano)
New York City, Flatiron building
the Flatiron Building

New York City, Greenwich Village
Back Fence, Greenwich Village (before it closed last month)



Oct 5, 2013

Red Door Spa, 9th floor reunion of Massage Therapists

New York City, Red Door Spa former employees
Judith, Fran, Anita, Paul, Kat, Donovan, and Karla - Massage Therapists, 9th floor reunion from the Red Door
What a great looking bunch! Massage is as good for the "giver" as it is for the receiver.

Oct 4, 2013

O'Reilly's Pub

New York City, O'Reilly's Pub west 31 street
54 West 31 Street, Manhattan

If you attended The Swedish Institute for Massage Therapy back in the 80s, when it was located at West 31st Street and 6th Avenue, then this was your hangout place.

Sep 29, 2013

Ideas of Stone, sculpture by Giuseppe Penone in Madison Square Park

New York City, Madison Square Park, sculpture outdoors
sculpture by Giuseppe Penone in Madison Square Park, Idee di Pietra, bronze trees with stone boulders

Sep 28, 2013

Battery Park, Hudson River

New York City, Battery Park, Pedro
Pedro at Battery Park

New York City, Battery Park
Battery Park along the Hudson River

Battery Park, Hudson River, boats
boats on the Hudson River

Sep 12, 2013

Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn New York

Brooklyn NY, Green-Wood Cemetery
Chapel and very old gravestones

Brooklyn NY, Green-Wood Cemetery
resting in peace

Brooklyn NY, Green-Wood Cemetery
towering angel

Brooklyn NY, Green-Wood Cemetery
embraced by flowers

Brooklyn NY, Green-Wood Cemetery
little angel

Sep 9, 2013

City Hall area, lower Manhattan

NYC, lower Manhattan, City Hall area
late summer day

NYC, lower Manhattan, City Hall area
cavernous buidlings

NYC, lower Manhattan, City Hall area
light and shadow

NYC, lower Manhattan, City Hall area
majestic view

NYC, lower Manhattan, City Hall area, Sabrett hotdog cart
classic Sabrett hotdog cart

Sep 6, 2013

Photographing with Pedro and Leonard

NYC, Madison Square Park, Pedro
Pedro in Madison Square Park


NYC, Washington Square Park
Washington Square Park

NYC, Washington Square Park, shadows
shadow shooters


Brooklyn Bridge Park, twilight
Brooklyn Bridge Park, Leonard and Pedro

Brooklyn Bridge Park, twilight
Leonard



Aug 24, 2013

a Sunflower Grows in Brooklyn

Brooklyn, sunflower
sunflower

Brooklyn, sunflower
they grow 'em big in Brooklyn

Aug 17, 2013

Gantry Plaza State Park, Pepsi-Cola sign, 59th Street Bridge

NYC, East River, 59th Street Bridge, twilight
59th Street Bridge over the East River

Pepsi-Cola neon sign, Gantry Plaza
Pepsi-Cola sign, Gantry Plaza State Park

Aug 16, 2013

Roosevelt Island

Roosevelt Island tram, Manhattan skyline
tram from Manhattan to Roosevelt Island

Roosevelt Island, summer afternoon sunlight
beautiful light

Manhattan skyline
Manhattan skyline

Roosevelt Island
"wilderness" on Roosevelt Island

Aug 5, 2013

High Line at the Rail Yards

Manhattan, west side, High Line
special (free) walking tours of the final section of the High Line

Manhattan, west side, High Line
railroad tracks at the High Line

Carol Bove sculpture, High Line
Carol Bove sculpture, "Prudence"

Carol Bove sculpture, High Line
Carol Bove sculpture, "14"

High Line, Hudson River, New Jersey skyline
third and final section of the High Line, to be opened to the public next year

High Line, IAC building, twilight
IAC building from the High Line

NYC, Chelsea, west side, Liberty Inn
what? you're a New Yorker and you don't know the Liberty Inn?