Weekly NY Photo #46

Atlas is the Titan of Greek legend who “holds the sky aloft”. His other duties include turning the heavens on their axis. The bronze statue of Atlas at 630 Fifth Avenue, directly opposite St. Patrick’s Cathedral, on 5th Avenue, was designed by Lee Lawrie and unveiled in 1937. In keeping with the overall aesthetic and […]

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We Went Whale Watching !

Firstly – Welcome back! It’s been a while, since last we posted anything, but the drought is finally over. Thank you for stopping by and checking out what we are sharing. We truly appreciate you. So…. thanks to the Covid-19 outbreak, we really haven’t been able to travel or explore much for the last few […]

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Weekly NY Photo #20

This is The Ve$$el, at Hudson Yards. You walk round and round up to the highest level and then you walk back down. Probably, there are many equally (or, more) pointless things for tourists to do around the world, but at least this one is free…

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Weekly NY Photo #5

The David N. Dinkins Manhattan Municipal Building at 1 Centre Street. Built between 1907 & 1914, this magnificent building at the foot of the Brooklyn Bridge, on the Manhattan side, is named after NYC’s only black mayor, David Dinkins (1990-1993). Not the best mayor perhaps, but definitely not the worst we’ve ever had.

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Local Tourism #2 – Frieze Sculpture at Rockefeller Center 2019 – a public art initiative

So, yesterday – that being Thursday May 2nd, 2019 – we went down to see what this FRIEZE SCULPTURE thing was all about. It checked off a couple of boxes for us both: It was free It was in the city We needed to get outside There was potential for us to appreciate some art, […]

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