Weekly NY Photo #56

This striking monument is at the southeast corner of Central Park. It shows the Union Army General William Tecumseh Sherman astride his horse, Ontario, led by the goddess Victory/Nike. The monument was commissioned in 1892 by the New York Chamber of Commerce. It was created by American sculptor (and New Yorker!) Augustus Saint-Gaudens. It took […]

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Weekly NY Photo #55

Walking past Rockefeller Center yesterday, I saw this cool 10ft tall dude doing what everyone does from this spot on 5th Avenue (between 49th & 50th streets) – gazing all the way upwards at 30 Rock. The sculpture was created by American artist Tom Friedman from crushed aluminum (British: aluminium!) foil pans and using a […]

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Weekly NY Photo #54

This picture was taken last summer, when we were well into the new realities caused by the Coronavirus. As much as we would’ve wanted to, NOBODY was going to risk going to any locations that would increase our risk of possibly contracting Covid. Rye Playland, like so many other amusement sites in New York, went […]

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Weekly NY Photo #53

Take a walk around the right areas in New York and you’ll eventually encounter one of the murals created by BK Foxx. Her works are usually large-scale and incredibly photorealistic. Her murals grace walls all over the world nowadays, but being NY-based, I believe that most (and the BEST!) of her works are waiting for […]

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Weekly NY Photo #52

The IAC (InterActiveCorp) Headquarters Building, which was designed by Frank Gehry, and completed in 2007, sits at 555 W. 18th St. where that street intersects with the West Side Highway, in Lower Manhattan. The IAC Building is EXTREMELY photogenic, and it looks as good in the middle of the day as it does at sunset, […]

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