Contrasting Aspects of New York City

Contrasting Aspects of New York City

Autumn glory at The Hernshead in Central Park with the hazy towers of mid-Manhattan looming in back. Nov. 11, 2019.

The Joy of Autumn

The Joy of Autumn

People enjoying a tapestry of golden Ginkgo leaves in Central Park today Nov. 9, 2019.

Hernshead On The Lake

Hernshead OnThe Lake

A rocky outcropping called the Hernshead with its pictoresque blue Lady’s Pavillion at The Lake in Central Park today Nov 7, 2019.

In a Little Boat in Autumn

In a Little Boat in Autumn

The Lake in Central Park, Nov. 5, 2019.

The Angel of the Waters

The Angel of the Waters

Bethesda Fountain at The Lake in Central Park today Nov. 5, 2019.

Autumn Reflections

Autumn Reflections

The Ravine in the North Woods of Central Park today Nov. 4, 2019.

Under a Watchful Eye

Under a Watchful Eye

A man focuses on his phone while a watchful eye checks out the neighborhood at Madison Avenue and 83rd St. today, Nov. 1, 2019.

The Busy Chipmunk

The Busy Chipmunk

Chipmunk emerging from his underground home to fetch more nuts for the coming winter. We observed him leaving and coming back minutes later with cheeks full of nuts time after time in Central Park today Oct. 28, 2019.

A Saturday in Autumn

A Saturday in Autumn

Central Park today Oct. 26, 2019.

It’s a Long Way Up

It's a Long Way Up

Hudson Yards subway station today Oct. 25, 2019.

The Model

The Model

Guys aiming their equipment at the Photo Expo Plus in the Jacob Javitz Convention Center today Oct. 24, 2019.

The Demolition Crew

The Demolition Crew

Working to make space for yet another highrise tower on the upper eastside of manhattan at 83rd st. and Third Ave.; today Oct. 23, 2019.

Under a Golden Canopy

Under a Golden Canopy

Early autumn colors seen along the bridle path near The Pool in Central Park today Oct. 18, 2019.

A Gallery with a View

A Gallery with a View

View from a gallery in the West Wing of the newly re-opened Museum of Modern Art

A Watchful Eye

A Watchful Eye

A MoMA employee keeps an eye on the crowds during a members-only preview of the newly re-opened museum.

A Steamy Job

A Steamy Job

Workers repairing a steam pipe on 79th St. and Madison Ave. today Oct. 15, 2019.

Dizzying

Dizzying

Stairs at the new West Wing of MoMA, Museum of Modern Art.

Sails Ahoy

Sails Ahoy

The Conservatory Water a.k.a. Sailboat Pond in Central Park

The Dene Slope

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Catholic Opulance

Catholic Opulance

Seen at St. Patrick’s Cathedral on Fifth Avenue.

“I Absolve You”

"I Absolve You"

Confession time at the Old St. Patrick’s Cathedral on Mulberry St. as Padré Pio (in a sculpture by Christian Master Sculptor Timothy P. Schmalz) seems to listen to a lady speaking into her phone.

Green Power

Green Power

A forest has grown on an empty lot on First Ave and 78th St., a testament to the persistance of Trees.

Apple Colors

Apple Colors

The renovated Apple Store cube on Fifth Ave and 59th St. in it’s temporary colors. It’s grand opening is Friday Sept. 20th at 8:00AM.

Look Deep Into My Eyes —You are getting very sleepy……….

Look Deep Into My Eyes ---You are getting very sleepy..........

Central Park Raptor Fest, today Sept. 14, 2019.

The Puffin’ Priest

The Puffin' Priest

A priest having a smoke outside the priory of the church of St. Vincent Ferrer on Lexington Avenue and 65th Street.

The Path Forward

The Path Forward

Seen in Central Park, Sept. 9, 2019.

All in a Day’s Work

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Cleaning up after “The Horses,” a sculpture by Jean-Marie Appriou at Grand Army Plaza, 60th Street and Fifth Avenue.

Look Out !!! ……. Behind You……

Look Out !!! ....... Behind You......

Something large is roaming around midtown manhattan…….Sept. 9, 2019.

An Evening Stroll

An Evening Stroll

Golden late afternoon light at Cedar Hill in Central Park

Trees, Sun and Shadows

Trees, Sun and Shadows

A lone runner on the Bridle Path near North Meadow in Central Park today Sept. 7, 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.

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.

Man in a Hole

Man in a Hole

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

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.

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.

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.

Hats Galore

Hats Galore

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

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.