On some summer days in New York City, the air hangs thickly visible, like the combined exhalations of eight million souls. Steam rising from vents underground makes you wonder if there isn’t one giant sweat gland lodged beneath the city. ~ Diane Ackerman
Born: April 29, 1899 – May 24, 1974 Composer
Born: September 15, 1890 – Died: January 12, 1976
Marc Yankus: a fresh perspective on New York architecture http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2016/oct/20/marc-yankus-new-york-architecture?CMP=Share_AndroidApp_WordPress
The must-see buildings at Open House New York 2016 http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/gallery/2016/oct/14/open-house-new-york-2016-must-see-buildings-photos?CMP=Share_AndroidApp_WordPress
Cars and girls: Louis Faurer’s New York moments http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2016/oct/13/louis-faurer-new-york-photographer?CMP=Share_AndroidApp_WordPress
American graffiti: dodging death on the NYC subway http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2016/oct/03/photographer-brian-young-nyc-subway-in-pictures?CMP=Share_AndroidApp_WordPress
Summer in Staten Island in the 1980s http://gu.com/p/4gkgj?CMP=Share_AndroidApp_WordPress
Parks and recreation: America from the air http://gu.com/p/4ft46?CMP=Share_AndroidApp_WordPress
Brigitte Lacombe’s photos expose the human side of celebrity http://gu.com/p/4ab69?CMP=Share_AndroidApp_WordPress
Paul McCartney’s birthday is today, (June 18, 1942). He is now 73 years young. It just seems like it was only yesterday, that The Beatles landed in New York. And that was in February of 1964. Then he was a 21 year older, and a start of a successful career. Time flies.
Yesterday morning, Mortimer J. Finkdink III, was taking his morning stroll. He always stops in the local coffee shop, for his daily cup. He always gets a large, as he likes to last throughout his walk. After he left the shop, he ambled on along on one of his favorite streets. A few minutes later,Continue reading “He Didn’t See This Coming”
It was 50 years ago, (Feb. 9, 1964) when The Beatles appeared and did their thing on the Ed Sullivan Show. I still can remember when they landed in NYC, a day after I had turned 15 years old. And then watching them on a black & white Zenith TV. Image source: http://wikipedia.org
$14.50 for a “thong’ & $28.00 for a garter belt.” News in Brief: 200 Thongs Stolen From Soho Victoria’s Secret in Panty Raid | Observer.
As far as I know, she didn’t break any laws. It is legal for women to go topless in New York City. Female diner decides to go topless last night at Verso. For the full size, click on the image.
I’ve been to the observation deck, which is 102nd floor, the weather was great with no haze, and the view was great. Source
Top of the Empire State building lit up, along with a nice view of Manhattan. Image source
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A couple of old Times Sq., photos. Source
Source: NYC Municipal Archives
Some black and white photos of by gone days of New York City. Source: Tumblr Seen on: Daily Picdump
The Naked Cowboy performing in Times Square, NYC. It doesn’t matter what the weather is. He performs with white underwear and cowboy boots. Unknown photographer
All of the cobble stones used to line the streets in New York were originally stones found in the hulls of Belgian ships ballast. Source: did-you-knows.com
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