Not Far From the Madding Crowd

Not Far From the Madding Crowd

An oasis of quiet in the Ramble of Central Park today Sunday Aug. 25, 2019.

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Noon Shadows

Noon Shadows

Stepping through the harsh noon sun and shadows in midtown Manhattan, West 52nd St., Aug. 22, 2019.

Boarding Now

Boarding Now

Ready to board the Big Bang theater for a flight to the beginning of time at the American Museum of Natural History.

The Mysterious Lady

The Mysterious Lady

See at Lincoln Center today Aug. 20, 2019.

Step-by-Step

Step-by-Step

The climb up to the Juilliard School at Lincoln Center.

Proud Urban Farmers

Proud Local Farmers

Brooklyn members of Project EATS at their stand on the Rockefeller Center farmers market. Project EATS is a New York City neighborhood-based urban agriculture project devoted to teaching and helping people in local communities turn available plots of land into small organic vegetable gardens. You can read more on their website: http://projecteats.org

The Mother of all Wisterias

The Mother of all Wisterias

A Wisteria vine that completely envelopes a townhouse on West 81st Street. The owner mentioned to me that the vine goes over the house and down the back.

A Symphony of Art and Shadows

A Symphony of Shadows

The Vine, a sculpture by Harriet Whitney Frishmuth (1880-1980) at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Soup Stop

Soup Stop

Horse-drawn carriage makes a stop at “The Original Soup Kitchen,” a place made famous by the sitcom Seinfeld in which the establishment was run by the so-called “Soup Nazi”

Gentleman in Red

Gentleman in Red

A colorful moment in front of the Amsterdam Ale House on Amsterdam Ave., New York City.

Lady in Red

Lady in  Red

Seen at Alice Tully Hall in Lincoln Center, New York City.

Man in a Hole

Man in a Hole

Hard at work improving the gas delivery system on the upper eastside; today Aug. 10, 2019.

An Abstract in Light and Shadows

An Abstract with Light and Shadows

Seen at the Juilliard School in Lincoln Center, today Aug. 9, 2019.

Online and Tuned Out

Online and Tuned Out

Young ladies with eyes glued to their phones at the American Museum of Natural History.

A Bit of Sweden in New York

A Bit of Sweden in New York

The Swedish Cottage near Shakespeare Garden in Central Park was imported to the U.S. in 1876 as Sweden’s exhibit for the Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia. The Swedish architecture and craftsmanship of the structure, suggestive of a model schoolhouse, caught the eye of Frederick Law Olmsted, who brought it to Central Park in 1877. The Cottage has been home to the Marionette Theatre since 1939.

Taxi…..!!!!

TAXI....!!!

Seen at Lincoln Center in New York City.

Urban Tranquility

Urban Ranquility

The refreshing oasis of The Loch in the North Woods of Central Park; today Aug. 5, 2019.

The Predator

The Preditor

Unsuspecting crowds line up to willingly enter the lair of an ultimate predator at the American Museum of Natural History.

A Lazy Friday Afternoon

A Lazy Friday Afternoon

Catching some zzzzz’s under the Lincoln Center Sicamore trees today Aug. 2, 2019.

Catching Some Rays on a Rock

Catching Some Rays on a Rock

A lady bakes herself at 89˚F (31˚C) on an exposed rock at The Dene in Central Park today July 29, 2019.

Into the Light

Into the Light

Passing under Glen Span, a rustic arch that forms the east boundery of the Ravine, the stream valley of the North Woods in Central Park; today July 28, 2019.

Stripes

Stripes

Crossing Sixth Avenue today July 26, 2019.

The Tweeting Priest

The Tweeting Priest

A man of the cloth checks his mobile on 81st street near Madison Avenue.

Also Walt Needs a Bath Sometimes

Also Walt Needs a Bath Sometimes

Sir Walter Scott looks very pleased as he gets a good scrubbing on Literary Walk in Central Park.

The Law Equestrian Style

The Law Equestrial Style

Mounted Central Park Rangers on patrol today July 15, 2019.

Promenading in Style

Promenading in Style

Shadows, fashion and graffiti on Madison Avenue, July 13, 2019

A Refreshing Selfie

A Refreshing Selfie

The dancing jets of the Lincoln Center fountain perform as a tourist makes a selfie on a hot Saturday afternoon, July 13, 2019.

The New Belvedere

A newly renovated Belvedere Castle with an added decorative tower.

The newly renovated Belvedere Castle with an added decorative tower on the adjoining gazebo.

Catch the Flava

Catch the Flava

A Delicioso Coco Helado (delicious coconut icecream) vendor scoops a small portion for the man on the bench. Although a small scoop is $2.50 and the man said before hand that he had only $1.80 she gave it to him anyway, with a smile. Seen on Columbus Avenue and 77th street, today June 24, 2019.

Hats Galore

Hats Galore

Hat and bag vendor on 7th Avenue and 55th Street, New York City.

Brick House

Brick House

“Brick House” a sixteen-foot-tall bronze bust by sculptor Simone Leigh on the newly opened section of The High Line called The Spur at 30th Street.

Hudson Yards

Hudson Yards

Public stairs to nowhere called “The Vessel” (a sculpture for tourists to excercise on) and 15 Hudson Yards, an 88 story condo tower which has highest outdoor residential roof deck in New York City.

A Piece of Brazil in New York

A Piece of Brazil in New York

“The Brazilian Modern: the Living Art of Roberto Burle Marx”, an exhibit inspired by landscape architect, painter, musician and environmentalist Roberto Burle Marx at the New York Botanical Garden.

No Standing Anytime

No Standing Anytime

Seen on Staple Street between Jay street and Harrison Street, New York City.

Smokin’

Smokin'

On a smoking break in front of “Summer Solstice”, a mural by Brooklyn artist Ben Angotti at the World Trade Center; May 31, 2019.

We Need to Smile More……..

We Need to Smile More

So here are some cheery figures by artist Frank Ape, seen at the World Trade Center today May 31, 2019

A Grebe Out Of Water

A Grebe Out Of Water

Red-Necked Grebe made from reclaimed wood by artist Nicholas Holiber. It is one of 10 sculptures in “Birds on Broadway”, the Audubon sculpture project showing New York City birds that are threatened by climate change; Dante Square at Broadway and 64th Street.

Urban Confusion

Urban Confusion

Sometimes the city can feel dizzying like this reflected scene on Broadway and 72nd street today May 27, 2019.

Pigeons in Love

Pigeons in Love

Seen from the second floor sky walk at Hunter College, New York City.

Two by Two

Two by Two

Joggers along the Reservoir in Central Park with a view of the twin towers of the El Dorado apartment building; May 17, 2019.

A Summery Monday in May

A Summery Monday in May

85˚F (29˚C) today in Central Park. Time to get the sun hats out[ May 20, 2019.

A Woodland Walk in Manhattan

A Woodland Walk in Manhattan

Path along The Ravine in the North Woods of Central Park today May 17, 2019.

Rough Rider Through Dogwood Blossoms

Rough Rider Through Dogwood Blossoms

Theodore Roosevelt at the American Museum of Natural History seen through Central Park’s pink Dogwood blossoms today, May 6, 2019.

On a Tapestry of Blossoms

On a Tapestry of Blossoms

The Cherry trees west of the Reservoir in Central Park, today May 3, 2019.

A Green Oasis

A Green Oasis

Azalea Pond in the Ramble of Central Park Today May 2, 2019.

Three Little Squirrels

Three Young Squirrels

Three young squirrels at their home in a sycamore tree near the Reservoir in Central Park, April 29, 2019.

Meditation Goes Better with Cherry Blossoms

Meditation Goes Better with Cherry Blossoms

Seen in Central Park west of the Reservoir.

A Rainy Day Ramble

A Rainy Day Ramble

Rain is making the fresh spring greens sparkle in the Ramble of Central Park today April 26, 2019.

When Blossoms Jump onto your Shirt

When Blossoms Jump on your Shirt

Seen at the Reservoir in Central Park today April 25, 2019.

Running Goes Better with Cherry Blossoms

Running Goes Better with Cherry Blossoms

The Bridle Path east of the Reservoir in Central Park today April 24, 2019.