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embroidered legend

It’s National Lemon Meringue Pie Day, in these United States.

– photo by Mitch Waxman

Once upon a time, the scene pictured above would have included the premises of one of Brooklyn’s largest employers, the American Manufacturing Company, but that would have been during the very late 19th and early 20th century. 460 more words

New York City

Almost all NYC neighborhoods are unaffordable to current residents, based on apt. listing study

By Sabina Mollot

In news that is certain to surprise absolutely no one, New York City fared the worst when compared to four other major cities… 954 more words

Real Estate

dark cloak

It’s National Banana Split Day, in these United States.

– photo by Mitch Waxman

Borden Avenue, where it crosses the Dutch Kills tributary of Newtown Creek nearby 27th street in LIC, was originally built in the 1860’s as a raised plank (or corduroy) road for pack animals and wagons. 764 more words

New York City

serious citizens

It’s National Rice Pudding Day, in these United States.

– photo by Mitch Waxman

My quest to observe and photograph certain rumored artifacts, carefully hidden by the administration of Queens Borough President Curly Joe Cassidy in 1903, which an anonymous source informed me were recently uncovered by the labor of construction crews that were pursuing the lustful ambitions of their Manhattan based masters (to erect yet another bland residential tower here in Western Queens) was fruitless. 1,147 more words

New York City

deemed needful

It’s International Beer Day, on this planet.

– photo by Mitch Waxman

One had received word that a recent excavation, committed in pursuance of a new tower construction project in Long Island City, had unearthed certain forbidden artifacts which had been interred back during the Borough Presidency of Curly Joe Cassidy in 1903. 923 more words

New York City

Two Men Rob Several Delivery Men After Placing Fake Food Orders In Queens, Police Say

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are on the hunt for two men they say are robbing food delivery men in Queens.

Investigators released surveillance video of the suspects, who police say place an order using a disguised phone number then rob the delivery men once they arrive. 114 more words


Local Sculpture Fun

We’re taking another quick break from our Disney posts this week to talk about a weekend we had full of sunshine and art.

One weekend in June, we first ventured to NJ to visit Grounds for Sculpture with Tom’s family and then back to Astoria to our sculpture park, called Socrates Sculpture Park. 433 more words