When my Mom and I visited Chicago in June our Airbnb was right next to this amazing cemetery. As cemetery.. enthusiasts, we of course had to stop and check it out. 383 more words
2 months, 1 week ago
Little Rock Culture Vulture
On September 11, 1842, future Little Rock Alderman Angelo Marre was born in Borzonaca, Italy. He immigrated to Tennessee with his parents in 1854.
During the Civil War, he served in the Confederate Army. 377 more words
2 months, 2 weeks ago
The Newtown Pentacle
Tomorrow – Calvary Cemetery awaits.
– photo by Mitch Waxman
At 11 a.m. tomorrow, I’ll be narrating (humbly) a walking tour of First Calvary Cemetery… 649 more words
3 months, 1 week ago
Tour announcements, in today’s post.
On August 22nd, your humble narrator will be offering a walking tour of First Calvary Cemetery in LIC’s Blissville neighborhood. 348 more words
3 months, 2 weeks ago
First Calvary Cemetery, in today’s post.
It’s been a while since a post about my favorite place in Queens has been offered at this, your Newtown Pentacle. 822 more words
3 months, 3 weeks ago
Old Guy Walking
July 15th ~ We met The Mrs’ friend, Jill, at the State Fairgrounds for a walk around the Fairgrounds then over and around Lincoln Park. A sunny and pleasant morning, perfect for our shorts & t-shirts gear. 809 more words
4 months, 1 week ago
A simple and austere Doric mausoleum whose austerity is mitigated by a fine cross-and-palms bronze door and the fairly unusual warm honey color of the stone
5 months ago