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The State of Two New York's

(The fall of Penn Station, initiating the preservation movement in New York, 1966)

An interesting interview this week in New York Magazine between two dueling camps of the preservation and development fronts in New York City. 141 more words

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At the Frank Sinatra Centennial Exhibit/New York Public Library for the Performing Arts

http://www.nypl.org/sinatra

By Ernest Barteldes

I cannot say that growing up I was much of a Frank Sinatra fan. Sure, I’d watched movies like Anchors Aweigh… 844 more words

Bossa Nova

Guilty Pleasures

Some people say WholeFoods is an upscaled and mostly overpriced supermarket. They are probably right. Other people would never, ever do their grocery shopping somewhere else, with a voice bursting of moral superiority they explain that their way of shopping will make the world a better place. 614 more words

What We See

Bon Voyage, Memory Container

(End Days of The Roseland Ballroom. New York, NY. March 2015. Image by Greg Gordon)

Like a Ghost Ship sailing through the bowels of Manhattan, the lurking hull of Roseland Ballroom awaits its final days. 123 more words

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Storefront Memories of Old Chelsea Yore

(The Image of what Old Chelsea Used to Be, always a smile. Late 1900’s)

A popular post which is currently making the rounds; The Death of Chelsea’s 8th Avenue by Kenneth in the 212… 435 more words

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9 Elements that Make the Movie BIRDMAN a Success and an Academy Award Winner

Fortunately, I watched BIRDMAN this past Saturday. The movie was being aired on one of Dish’s Pay-per-view channels. It was certainly worth the $4.99 to see. 1,131 more words

Susan Wingate Writing

The Brooklyn Fire of 2015

(The Brooklyn Warehouse Fire from Across The East River, Photo by Greg Gordon, 2015)

Few natural forces have the impact to affect Urban Change so much as a massive fire. 269 more words

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