Throwback Thursday: That Time I Saw 11 Deer At The Fort Lee Historic Park

Deer in the Fort Lee Historic Park - Dec. 31, 2009

Deer in the Fort Lee Historic Park – Dec. 31, 2009

This is my first time doing a Throwback Thursday blog post and I hope you like it. Continue reading

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The Fascinating World Of Squatting

squatting20140227_1Last week, I covered an event at the Museum of Reclaimed Urban Space on Avenue C. Continue reading

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Curbed Classics Is Back And Restarts With Temple Court

The interior of Temple Court at 5 Beekman Street (credit: Curbed)

The interior of Temple Court at 5 Beekman Street (credit: Curbed)

As part of my freelance work, I’m helping Curbed NY revive its “Curbed Classics” series. Continue reading

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Palisades Interstate Park Commission Passes Resolution Opposing LG Tower In Englewood Cliffs

Palisades Interstate Park Commission MeetingOn Monday, the Palisades Interstate Park Commission voted unanimously in passage of a resolution calling for LG to reduce the height of its new corporate headquarters building in Englewood Cliffs. Continue reading

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Curbed NY Publishes My Tour Of New York City’s Old City Hall Subway Station

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Back around the turn of the last century, New Yorkers were living through what we now know as the City Beautiful movement. During that time, the Washington Arch and Grand Central Terminal were constructed. So too was the City Hall subway station. Continue reading

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Film and Score Review: George Clooney and Alexandre Desplat’s “The Monuments Men”

Poster for "The Monuments Men" (credit: Sony)

Poster for “The Monuments Men” (credit: Sony)

“The Monuments Men” (2014) is based on the true story of a band of art experts who managed to get mandate from President Franklin Delano Roosevelt to go into Europe and rescue art and other cultural treasures that Adolf Hitler had stolen from the people he was trying to annihilate. Continue reading

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Central Park Blacksmith Story Published By Untapped Cities

Larry Hagberg, blacksmith for the NYC Parks Dept., based in Central Park

Larry Hagberg, blacksmith for the NYC Parks Dept., based in Central Park

A little while back I was introduced to Larry Hagberg, who is a blacksmith working for the New York City Parks Dept. in Central Park. Today, I got the story published. Continue reading

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