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oblique thing

Friday odds and ends, in today’s post.

– photo by Mitch Waxman

Yesterday’s snow storm really seemed to catch the City of Greater New York flat footed, huh? 480 more words

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immediately arranged

Maspeth Creek, in today’s post.

– photo by Mitch Waxman

There was an unusually low tide last Sunday night, discovered upon my arrival at the Maspeth Creek tributary of the larger Newtown Creek, and if one were to describe the exposed mud flats as being aromatic… that would be a bit of an understatement. 433 more words

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often waylaid

If you want spooky, Industrial Maspeth at night is your best bet.

– photo by Mitch Waxman

There’s nothing spookier than a feeling of personal vulnerability, a discernment of solitude, and the certainty that there’s no escape should trouble or danger arise. 796 more words

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Deadly Police-Involved Shooting Of Queens Woman Under Investigation

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – The deadly police-involved shooting of a woman in Queens is under investigation Tuesday.

The NYPD said the woman called 911 and then attacked the responding officers with a knife. 402 more words

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NYPD: Knife-Wielding Woman Shot Dead By Police In Queens

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A call for help ended in a deadly police-involved shooting in Queens Monday evening, when investigators say a woman lunged at officers with a knife. 309 more words

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polyploid extrusions

Just another one of those days, man.

– photo by Mitch Waxman

It’s the seventeenth of August, a Friday. The word Friday is derived from the Norse and Germanic traditions, indicating that the day is devoted to the Mother Earth type of Goddess named Frigga, whom amongst other notable traits, was married to the high father Odin himself and Queen of Asgard. 319 more words

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was nightlocking

Who can guess, all there is, that might be lurking down there?

– photo by Mitch Waxman

In industrial Maspeth, where I spent last Sunday afternoon, are the relict maritime industrial bulkheads of a corporate outfit called Phelps Dodge, which has long since “left the building.” The Phelps Dodge property has been divided up, sold off, and developed separately. 870 more words

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