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 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.
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.
With the Mid-Manhattan skyscrapers looming in the distance, old buildings on 125th street are making way to new developments. Seen from the CUNY School of Public Health Policy at 55 West 125th Street, Nov. 29, 2018.
A moment of Zen at Umpire Rock, an outcrop of Manhattan schist protruding from the Central Park bedrock in Manhattan near the southwest corner of the park, south of the Heckscher Ballfields, today Sept. 12, 2018.