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It’s National Piña Colada Day, in these United States.

– photo by Mitch Waxman

Given that the final weeks of the old Kosciuszcko Bridge spanning the fabled Newtown Creek are at last upon us, one has been determined to record a few portrait shots to commemorate its long tenancy over the waterway. 703 more words

New York City

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It’s National Macaroon Day, in these United States.

– photo by Mitch Waxman

Everybody hates a tourist, they say. Me? I love ’em, especially when I’m the guide and the tour has come to my beloved Newtown Creek. 702 more words

New York City

Kosciuszko Bridge to host dazzling light show for Mother's Day

ALBANY, N.Y. — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says a light show on the state’s newest bridge will honor hardworking New York mothers but is no substitute for flowers. 91 more words

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It’s National Chocolate Truffle Day, in these United States.

– photo by Mitch Waxman

So; yesterday I showed you what the public opening ceremonials of the new Koscisuzcko Bridge looked like, and detailed a bunch of the stuff I saw. 961 more words

New York City

Kosciuszko A Go Go!

The first new span (with three lanes) of Kosciuszko Bridge opened to traffic at around midnight on April 28th.  Earlier that day Governor Andrew Cuomo drove the spirit of FDR on this bi-borough bridge via the former NY governor and 32nd president’s 1932 Packard (borrowed from the NY State Museum).   185 more words

Assemblyman Joseph Lentol

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It’s National Chocolate Parfait Day, in these United States.

– photo by Mitch Waxman

I’m always excited when people come to Newtown Creek to spend some time with me, but for some reason it always ends in a cloak of darkness punctuated only by the flashing of red and blue lights and the presence of law enforcement. 1,191 more words

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