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Newtown Creek bridges

Given the extreme pollution of Newtown Creek between Queens & Brooklyn, Rosie & have decided not to do it by kayak, and to take advantage of Mitch Waxman’s walking tour instead.  1,063 more words

Newtown Creek

into the world

– photo by Mitch Waxman

Sleep has not come easily for your humble narrator of late, and dreaming offers little nepenthe. Days and nights it would seem, are consumed with images of the dread Newtown Creek and its insalubrious valley. 805 more words

New York City

life, matter, and vitality

– photo by Mitch Waxman

Paramount in my apprehensions about this unremembered walk- which began at St. Patrick’s Old Cathedral, continued down Delancey Street… 933 more words

New York City

DUMABO- Down under the Metropolitan Avenue Bridge Onramp

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Metropolitan Avenue Bridge – photo by Mitch Waxman

Once called the Masters’ Bridge, which carried cart and wagon across the 19th century’s Jamaica Turnpike, modernity knows this crossing over the English Kills as the Metropolitan Avenue Bridge. 4,174 more words

Newtown Creek

June 7th-East Williamsburg

Nina and I met on Grand Street as in grand piano. Not Graham Avenue. I had wanted to go to the McKibben Street site. I had been there once in the winter and wanted to shoot it again before it got too overgrown. 383 more words