The inaugural neighborhood for my Navigating NYC Neighborhoods journey is…Astoria! I have spent some time in Astoria over the past few years visiting friends or going out to eat, but not enough time exploring to feel like I… 603 more words
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A storm’s a coming.
– photo by Mitch Waxman
Depressing, that’s how I usually describe it. Shortly after taking this photo in the Court Square/Queens Plaza area of Long Island City, where the sidewalk was actually blocked off by this enormous midden of residential tower garbage, I sat in one of the high priced cafes installed into one of those residential towers (the kind that offers fare best described as a single perfect tomato served on a big white artisinal plate) and listened to a group of activists telling me that all this real estate development was just peachy and that they’d like to see more of it. 556 more words
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The NYPD is looking for a man caught on surveillance video accused of impersonating a police officer to rob a Queens homeowner. 51 more words
This is the aftermath of a devastating landslide that occurred in December 1953 in Astoria, Oregon after several days of heavy rain.
This view is damage from the slide on Bond Street, near Hume Avenue looking to the northwest. 24 more words
Shown here is the aftermath of a landslide in Astoria, Oregon, on Bond street near Hume Ave. after heavy rains in December, 1953. This view is looking to the east. 24 more words
Shown here is the aftermath of a landslide in the area of 27th & Irvine St. in Astoria, Oregon after heavy rains in December, 1953. 13 more words