Tag Archives: Central Park

Drifting in Daylight: A Magical Moment along the Harlem Meer

The Harlem Meer is one of my favorite places — not only in New York but the whole world. It’s a calming oasis to escape the noise and grit of the Manhattan grid where tourists rarely venture and locals cherish as … Continue reading

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Walking in a Winter Wonderland (aka Central Park)

As the blizzard of 2015 began its descent on New York, we ventured into Central Park to snap a few photos before the storm really took hold. Winter sensation Juno is supposed to wreak havoc across the region. But until the … Continue reading

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Holiday Cheer Along The Harlem Meer

Everyone knows about the charms of Rockefeller Center and Radio City Music Hall at Christmas time, especially the famous spruce that attracts millions of onlookers. But did you know New York City is also home to a “floating” Christmas tree? Not many people make … Continue reading

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Bloom Town City

Ahhh… spring has finally taken hold in New York, and the city is showing off that extra dash of color that seems to put everyone in a good mood. Well, maybe not everyone, but at least the ones that can’t … Continue reading

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Love Thy Neighbor – East Harlem Community Supported Kitchen (CSK)

Eating healthy is easy if you have the know how and means (money and availability to healthy food) to do it. In Spanish Harlem, our food shopping/acquiring choices are simply not adequate. It’s basically a choice between a large supermarket … Continue reading

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The Neighborhood Puzzle

East Harlem is a puzzle. And we don’t mean “puzzle” as in a mysterious urban land that is difficult to comprehend (although that is true to a certain degree for every New York neighborhood). No, literally we have a real … Continue reading

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Thundersnow With a Side of Blizzard

Twenty Inches! That’s an incredible number for total snowfall in Central Park, but that’s the story of the massive Blizzard of 2010. From buses stranded all over the city to snow piling up inside subway stations to the rare occurrence … Continue reading

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