Autumn Has Arrived

Some early autumn colors at The Lake in Central Park today, Sunday Sept. 27, 2020.

Urban Wilderness

Nature in the middle of Manhattan at The Ravine in the north of Central Park
Chipmunk
Northern waterthrush
Grey Squirrel

An Autumn Stroll

Shakespeare Garden, Central Park
Shakespeare Garden, Central Park
Shakespeare Garden, Central Park
Shakespeare Garden, Central Park
Shakespeare Garden, Central Park

Some Rock-Solid Art

“Doors For Doris” by artist Sam Moyer. Stone forms the foundation and framework of New York City. It is the bedrock that supports the structures we inhabit and it clads many of the too. To mark the threshold between Central Park’s boulder-filled terrain and Midtown Manhattan’s built environment, Sam Moyer has created a massive three-part sculpture, with a title that pays homage to Public Art Fund founder, Doris C. Freedman. Moyer’s sculpture unites imported stone with rock indigenous to the New York region.

Remember

“The Braves of 9/11” by Brazilian artist Eduardo Kobra known as “Kobra” ; Third Ave at 49th St.

Peace Equals Squared Love

Mural titled “Genius is to Bike Ride” by Brazilian artist Eduardo Kobra known as “Kobra.” Einstein is on a bike with a sign indicating that peace equals squared love; Third Ave. at 48th St.; Sept. 6, 2020.

Yum!!

A chipmunk enjoys a delicious snack in the North Woods of Central Park.

Sails Ahoy

A tall ship on the calm waters of The Sailboat Pond in Central park. Aug. 30, 2020.

Socially Distant

Seen at Cedar Hill in Central Park, Tuesday Sept. 1, 2020.

Additional Angles of Some Remarkable Women

Monument of the Women’s Rights Pioneers Sojourner Truth, Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony on The Mall in Central Park, unveiled today by Monumental Women on the occasion on the 100th anniversary of the ratification on the 19th amendment and women winning the right to vote; Aug. 26, 2020.

Unveiled

Sculptor Meredith Bergmann with her statue of the Women’s Rights Pioneers Sojourner Truth, Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony on The Mall in Central Park, unveiled today by Monumental Women on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th amendment and women winning the right to vote; Aug. 26, 2020.

Tranquility in Turbulent Times

A reflective moment in The Ravine of Central Park

DREAM TOGETHER

The facade of the Metropolitan Museum of Art with a new work of art by Yoko Ono, DREAM TOGETHER (2020), featuring two 24-by-26-foot banners, one of which reads “DREAM,” while the other reads “TOGETHER.” It was created as a response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, and installed in preparation for the museum’s scheduled reopening on August 29th.

A Long-Distance Traveler

A Black and White Warbler during a stop-over in the Ramble of Central Park on its long migratory flight to Central America.

Elegance

A Great Egret amid shimmering reflections at The Pond in Central Park

Life On A Smaller Scale

A dragonfly at Shakespeare Garden in Central Park

A Little Rain Keeps the People Away

Central Park was almost deserted after this morning’s rain; Aug. 19, 2020.

All is Quiet at the Met

Solitude on the steps of The Metropolitan Museum, still closed because of Covid-19; Aug. 17, 2020.

Feeding Time

A Hummingbird snacks on some nectar in Shakespeare Garden, Central Park; Monday Aug. 17, 2020.

The Joy of Puddles

Bethesda Terrace, Central Park.

An Incredible Lightness of Being

A moment of joy on the stairs at Bethesda Terrace in Central Park.

The Man In The Shadows

Bethesda Terrace, Central Park.

Deliveries with a Heart

Seen on Fifth Avenue at 54th St., Sunday Aug. 9, 2020.

There Must Be A Fish In Here Somewhere

An Egret searching for a snack at The Pool in Central Park

A Manhattan Wetland

A marshy watering hole for the birds north of The Pond in Central Park

Taking Precautions

A lady is prepared in case the fountain in front of the Metropolitan Museum goes rogue.

Shades of Green

The Great Hill in Central Park

Iridescent

An adult male Common Grackle in the Ramble of Central Park.

A Stroll in The Park

Seen on a rainy morning in Central Park today July 31, 2020.

Open Wide……….

A Sea Lion gets her teeth examined at the Central Park Zoo

Alice is Getting Her Teeth Cleaned

Alice in Wonderland, Central Park.

A Fairy Queen Takes Flight

Seen at the Bethesda Archade in Central Park today July 25, 2020.

Au Naturel

No Mask, No Nothing; a bit of wildlife in the North Woods of Central Park

In the Shade of a Mighty Beech

A majestic European Cutleaf Beech tree on Cherry Hill in Central Park

Birds of a Different Feather

A variety of waterbirds on The Pond in Central Park including a Great Egret, A Blue Herron, Canada Geese, Mallard Ducks and some unidentified white ducks.

Free Food for Insects

The North Meadow Butterfly Gardens provide habitat for the more than 50 species of butterflies that pass through Central Park. There are four planting beds featuring two species of milkweed (essential to caterpillars and butterflies at all stages of life), and an array of colorful and fragrant plant life that supports moth, insect, and bird populations from spring through first frost.

Thinking About The State of the World

“Sad Sphere” by sculptor Tom Otterness at the Marlborough passage, 57th Street.

A Ramble Thru Dappled Light

Central Park today July 13, 2020.

A Well Kept Secret

While the city is slowly opening up, Victoria is keeping her secret a little longer under wraps on Lexington Avenue and 58th Street.

An Elegant Arrival

A Great Egret came in for a landing today at The Pond in Central Park

A Taste of Copacabana in New York

Newly renovated plaza at 1271 Avenue of the Americas, based on the Roberto Burle Marx design of the Copacabana in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

New York City Fashion 2020 Edition

Stylish black ensemble seen on Fifth Avenue and 57th street today, June 3, 2020.

The Gathering Storm

Dark clouds over a deserted Belvedere Castle in Central Park today, June 30, 2020.

Real Men Wear Masks

Even Atlas, while carrying the weight of the Earth on his shoulders, wears a face mask; Rockefeller Center, June 29, 2020.

Under Guard

Christopher Columbus in Central Park is under 24/7 police protection for fear of vandalism.
The Times They Are a Changin’

The Times They Are a Changin’

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Safe Sex……

Safe Sex

Romeo and Juliet don’t practice social distancing, but at least they wear face masks; Central Park, June 15, 2020.

Grass Among the Elms

Grass among the Elms

Tall grasses amid the American Elms along The Mall in Central Park.

Shopping On Hold

Shopping On Hold

Bloomingdale’s department store, temporarily boarded-up as a precaution against sporadic looting, during the well-meaning and mostly peaceful mass protests against anti-black police violence around the country and the world.

Patience

Patience

A Black-Capped Night Heron waiting for a fish to swim by at The Pond in Central Park today June 1, 2020.