A Fashion Statement

A Fashion Statement

Seen on Third Avenue and 83rd street, New York City.

Spring Cheer

Spring Cheer

Spring isn’t complete without some daffodils, so here they are, freshly shot in the Conservatory Garden of Central Park today April 13, 2017.

The Explorers

The Explorers

Visiting adventurers exploring part of The Lake in Central Park near the entrance of what’s known as “The Ramble Cave” or “The Indian Cave” a secret area in the rocks of the Ramble now closed to the general public.

Towering Blossoms

Towering Blossoms

Cherry Blossoms in Central Park and the twin towers of the San Remo apartment building today April 11,2017.

Cherry Lane

Cherry Lane

The Bridle Path along the Reservoir in Central Park morphed into a Cherry Lane; April 10, 2017.

The Beauty of a Blossom

A Blossoming Beauty

Carry blossom in Central Park, April 9, 2017.

Spring Along The Lake

Spring Along The Lake

The Lake in Central Park, April 8, 2017.

Colors of an empty Lot

The Subtle Colors of an Empty Lot

Midtown Manhattan

General Sherman at the Plaza

General Sherman at the Plaza

The William Tecumseh Sherman Monument, by sculptor Augustus Saint-Gaudens, at the Plaza hotel in New York City.

A Host of Golden Flowers

A Host of Golden Flowers

Near the Pool in Central Park, April 5, 2017.

Urban Color

Urban Color

Seen on west 108th street in New York City.

A Seminary View

A Seminary View

The courtyard of Union Theological Seminary on Broadway and 121st Street, April 1, 2017.

Lady with Hat

Lady with Hat

A moment on Fifth Avenue, New York City

Seeing Red

Seeing Red

Confronting Barnett Newman’s Vir Heroicus Sublimis or “Man, Heroic and Sublime” at MoMA, March 30, 2017.

Dynamic Art

Dynamic Art

“Work/Travail/Arbeid” an exhibition of dance, choreographed by Belgian artist Anne Teresa de Keersmaeker at the Museum of Modern Art today March 30, 2017.

The Road Ahead

The Road Ahead

The west drive in Central Park, March 27, 2017.

Christianity Dwarfed by Capitalism

Christianity Dwarfed by Capitalism

Church of Our Lady of the Rosary admid giant downtown office towers near Battery Park, New York City.

A Bench With A View

A Bench With A View

Along The Lake in Central Park, March 25, 2017.

Saturday in the Park

Saturday in the Park

The Ramble in Central Park, March 25, 2017.

The Cleanup

The Cleanup

Still removing piles of snow in Central Park after winter storm Stella; March 21, 2016.

Stone, Steel, and Glass

Stone, Steel and Glass

Manhattan looking south, as seen from the 77th floor of the Empire State Building.

Let’s Never Forget

Let's Never Forget

The Garden of Stones by artist Andy Goldsworthy, a living memorial consisting of eighteen boulders with a single dwarf oak sapling emerging from the top of each boulder growing straight from the stone. The garden is a tribute to the hardship, struggle, tenacity, and survival experienced by those who endured the Holocaust. The Museum of Jewish Heritage at Battery Park City.

On Frozen Pond

On Frozen Pond

An ice-covered Lake in Central Park today March 18, 2017.

The Elephant in the Garden

The Elephant in the Garden

A giant African elephant lurks in the shrubbery of the United Nations sculpture garden. The 11-foot tall, 7,000-pound bronze sculpture was a gift from Kenya, Namibia and Nepal to the UN and was created by a Bulgarian sculptor known as Mihail by casting a tranquilized wild elephant on a Kenyan ranch.

The Lone Skier

The Lone Skier

A Mid-March mode of transportation in Central Park; at North Meadow, March 16, 2017.

Winter on the Mall

Winter On The Mall

The Literary Walk aka The Mall in Central Park.

Anticipating Stella

Anticipating Stella

An image of the Feb 9 blizzard at Bethesda Terrace in Central Park in anticipation of super storm Stella heading our way.

Midtown Reflections

Midtown Reflections

A reflected world at the UBS building in Midtown Manhattan.

Under the Arches of Bethesda

Under the Arches of Bethesda

Winter at Bethesda Terrace in Central Park, Feb. 9, 2017.

Midtown Dance Steps

Midtown Dance Steps

A frozen moment in the flow of midtown movement, New York City, March 8, 2017.

Where Have All The People Gone?

Where have all the People Gone

Belvedere Castle in Central Park, which during warmer weather is normally swarming with people.

Deserted

Deserted

All was quiet at The Conservatory Garden in Central Park, today March 6, 2017.

Something Pretty

Something Pretty

From the orchid show at the New York Botanical Garden, today March 3, 2017.

Dormant

Dormant

Turtle Pond, Great Lawn and Delacorte Theater still dormant today March 2, 2017, awaiting a new season of activity in Central Park.

A Quiet Moment

A Quiet Moment

In front of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City.

At The Watering Hole

At The Watering hole

Pigeons waiting patiently for their daily drink at their favorite watering hole in Central Park.

Challenge and Change

Challenge and Change

A dreamer of renewal at the South Street Seaport in New York City.

Liberty in a Fog

Liberty in a Fog

Miss Liberty is barely visible as the New York torch bearers reach out to her.

The Torch Bearers

Torch Bearers

New York lanterns coming to the aid of Miss Liberty’s fading torch; Battery Park City,        Feb. 23, 2017.

Spring in February

Spring in February

Spring blossoms on Feb. 24 during a balmy, record setting day with temperatures of 70 ℉       ( 21℃ ) at the Great Lawn in Central Park.

Liberty

Liberty

Miss Liberty seems far away, obscured in the haze of today Thursday Feb. 23, 2017.

The Great American Elm

The Great American Elm

A Great American Elm on the Great Hill in Central Park today Feb. 22, 2017.

Flashback to the Saffron Gates

Flashback to Safron Gates

It is exactly twelve years ago we had ”The Gates,” by conceptual artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude’s, consisting of an installation of 7,500 saffron-colored fabric panels hanging from 16-ft.-tall portals along 23 miles of walkway in Central Park.

The Upright European Hornbeam

The European Hornbeam

The Upright European Hornbeam with its naturally round symmetrical shape, with in the foreground the red berries of a Winterberry Holly and the golden stems of Golden Willow on a beautiful day at Wave Hill, Riverdale, today Feb. 19, 2017.

Cone Fixing Cylinder

Cone Fixing Cylinder

“Cone Fixing Cylinder” by Tom Otterness, one of my favorite sculptors, at Marlborough, West 57th street.

At a Breuer Window

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Seen at the Met Breuer, a branch of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, designed by architect Marcel Breuer. The building opened in 1966 as the Whitney Museum of art, and was taken over by the Met in 2016 after the Whitney moved to a new location. The windows are my favorite features of this building.

One Man’s Resistance

One Man's Protest

The lone protester (see yesterday’s image) had a second message.

One Man’s Protest

One Man's Protest

A lone protester doing his best to warn humanity about the dangers of burning fossil fuels, seen on Fifth Avenue today Feb. 15, 2017.

A Line in the Sky

A Line in the Sky

Clouds giving way to blue skies above the North Meadow in Central Park this morning,      Feb. 14, 2017.

Lake View

Lake View

The Lake in Central Park Feb. 9, 2017.