Weekly NY Photo #62

The lower tip – the bottom end – of Manhattan, NY, taken from the Staten Island Ferry. This is the cheapest way to get decent pictures of Lower Manhattan AND the Statue of Liberty… because it’s FREE !!! The ferry runs approximately every half-hour or so, and to get shots of Lady Liberty, you’ll want […]

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Weekly NY Photo #58

The Little Red Lighthouse is REALLY little – only standing 40 ft./12 m. high. You will find this charming little lighthouse under the Manhattan side of the George Washington Bridge, in Fort Washington Park. Originally erected in 1880, on the New Jersey side of the Hudson River, it was relocated to its New York location […]

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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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