Monthly Archives: June 2015

Carl Schurz Park as the Sun Comes out of the Clouds

Up in the high 80s of the Upper East Side, there is a small park connected with Gracie Mansion called Carl Schurz Park. It covers the FDR Highway and gives nice views of the East River and Roosevelt Island. As Gracie Mansion … Continue reading

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New Looks at Familiar Places

It’s always interesting to go back to places you’ve been to. Most times you can explore and find new vantage points or ways to interpret what you are seeing. Here are a few examples from my latest trip to Central … Continue reading

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The Central Park Conservatory Garden

Set just south of the east side of Harlem Meer is the Conservatory Garden. It covers six acres and is divided up into three sections: the north is a French Garden, the center is an Italian Garden, and the south … Continue reading

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A Sunny Day Around the Harlem Meer

There was a beautiful sunny day in Spring and I opted to go wandering around the Harlem Meer section of Central Park. There were very few clouds in the sky, and a lot of that area has sporadic tree fillings, … Continue reading

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