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The 2017 Ice Festival and Carvings

I attended the 2017 Ice Festival in Central Park, located at the Naumburg Bandshell. The festivities centered around an ice carving by the Okamoto Studio, as in past years. That same week, an article in the NY Post was published … Continue reading

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Mills Reservation Hike in Essex County

In late October, 2016, we took a trip to Essex County in NJ to hike Mills Reservation. It is a hilly hike that offers a nice view of NYC from the top of the mountain trail. It’s a pretty easy … Continue reading

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Artwork at Teaneck Creek

Included in the hike at the Teaneck Creek Conservancy, are many examples of artwork. The first noticeable examples are some sculptures in the parking lot. But throughout the hike are murals, statues, and various wood designs that give the hike … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Street Garden

Hidden away in Little Italy, lies a garden on the side of an antique store. It is called Elizabeth Street Garden. In it lie various sculptures and flowers. It is used for summer movie showings as well as meeting places … Continue reading

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Animal Encounters in the Marshland Conservancy

As posted last week, I went on a hike in the Marshlands Conservancy in Rye, NY. This is not a pet friendly hike, as there are lots of wild animals who live in the conservancy and you can come across … Continue reading

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A Day Trip to the Marshlands Conservancy in Rye, NY

Took a day trip up to Rye, NY to do a nice easy hike in the Marshlands Conservancy. You can easily reach it from NYC by taking Metro North. The Conservancy itself is about a mile away from the train … Continue reading

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The Bronx Zoo in Early Summer, 2016

As I do each year, a trip occured to the Bronx Zoo to enjoy the animals in the sun before all the schools unleash the kids and camps. We went later in the day, so a lot of the animals … Continue reading

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