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An adventure fit for a Queen(s)

A quick trip to McCarren Park turned into a “make your own,” map-less adventure into Queens earlier today.

(We also went to check out the general area that my friend, A, will be moving to in the next few days.) 696 more words


gleam and grin

Checking in on that little bit of construction occurring down in DUKBO.

– photo by Mitch Waxman

The Kosciuszko Bridge replacement project is in full swing these days, and there’s a small army of optic orange clad construction workers at work in that shallow valley between Laurel and Berlin Hills which has always provided a border betwixt LIC’s Blissville and West Maspeth’s Berlin neighborhoods. 614 more words


'Rent' returns to the stage in NYC for 20th anniversary

NEW YORK — La Vie Bohème is returning to the Big Apple next month when the much-loved musical “Rent” hits the stage in honor of the show’s 20th anniversary. 180 more words


obvious empiricism

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

New York City

Police: Man Throws Caustic Liquid In Woman's Face In Queens

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — A woman suffered severe burns after a man splashed an unknown substance in her face in Queens, police said.

As CBS2’s Steve Langford reported, police said the woman was exiting her workplace at 33rd Street and 43rd Avenue in Long Island City shortly after 6 p.m. 574 more words


Long Island City

Today I can barely keep my head above water, so I’d rather think about yesterday – which was a lovely day.

The boys and I met up with some of our favorite friends and took the boat over to Long Island City. 119 more words

sepulchral adorations

Tour announcements, in today’s post.

– photo by Mitch Waxman

On August 22nd, your humble narrator will be offering a walking tour of First Calvary Cemetery in LIC’s Blissville neighborhood. 348 more words

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