In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy (or Frankenstorm, which is a much niftier term), we’re okay. Somehow Battery Park City was spared power failure and any significant water damage (at least that we’ve seen). Our friends and neighbors in other parts of the city endured floods the likes of which the city has never seen [...]
This past Sunday I rode in the NYC Century bike ride, which is a 100 mile (actually a 106 mile according to the route cue sheet) ride that takes place across Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens and the Bronx. I’ve been curious about this ride for a while, but the ride date has often conflicted with the [...]
This is a scene from this morning after Hurricane Irene (or Tropical Storm Irene, depending on who is reporting) made landfall at Coney Island. This is North Cove Marina featuring the World Financial Center in the background. Our apartment complex is just off screen to the right, and on slightly higher ground. The water here [...]
Tuesday, July 26 (waking hours from 5am to 11pm) Favorite moment of the day: Riding home from work, while I was stopped at a red light at Pier 40, this very lean, very good looking runner came out of the Pier 40 parking area headed uptown on the path. He simply wore skimpy running shorts. He [...]
One World Trade Center dominates the view to the northeast for us as it’s now over 70 stories tall and growing taller at the rate of about one story per week. The building’s construction crew have decked out the building for Independence Day, making the floors red, white and blue. They did something similar this [...]
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