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It was a drizzly morning. I went to an early movie this morning before my doctor’s appointment. Movie was down in Union Square, near my docs, so emerging from the subway is when you walk into Chess-Land. It had started … Continue reading

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Rainy Twilight

It’s been cold and rainy here. A couple nights ago I came out of the Times building, into the chilly drizzle. It was 6 p.m. (I’ve learned that if I get on the bus at 6, I’m home relatively quickly. … Continue reading

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“New York, New York, a helluva town. The Bronx is up but the Battery’s down.”

On the Town, for real. This photo above was just the tail-end of a much larger group. 7:30 p.m., last night, headed out onto 42nd Street. Thank you all for your service. It’s always so good to have you all … Continue reading

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My Favorite Week in New York City

Fleet Week! We are overrun with sailors. I look forward to it every year and there were a couple of years when I worked in a building on the waterfront when I got to see all the ships come up … Continue reading

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Chess in Union Square

The chess players in Union Square set up their tables year-round. On rainy days, they sit there under umbrellas. Passersby will stop and sit to play a game. Sometimes you can tell the two chess players are old friends, who … Continue reading

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On This Day: March 25, 1911: The Triangle Shirtwaist Fire

On March 25, 1911, a fire broke out on the eighth floor of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory, a sweatshop located on 23-29 Washington Place, right off Washington Square Park. The majority of workers were immigrant women. In the years preceding … Continue reading

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Coffee Break?

The Dark Knight, on a bitingly cold day, stalking through Times Square.

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Shimmering Manhattan

Yesterday, I had to replace my Mac AirPort (a dinosaur, which suddenly crapped out after 7 years of faithful service), and then I was going to meet friends for drinks at the legendary Algonquin Hotel. There’s an Apple store in … Continue reading

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New York Collage: I Get Around

The Flatiron Building On the side of a bar, on 9th Avenue. It was around 8:30 in the morning when I took this picture. Altogether too early for this level of nonsense. On the side of a bus, careening across … Continue reading

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His Name Was Rico. He Wore a Diamond.

The ATM at the Copacabana, 47th Street, New York, NY.

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