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Slavery and NYC

February 28, 2010 by  
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Slavery and NYC

   (New York Divided: Slavery and the Civil War) My next episode will feature the ghost of a slave called Hardy. So I decided to post something on slavery and NYC. Here are my other posts in which Hardy is mentioned. Episode Nineteen – October 2009 Expedition to Sandy Ground, Staten Island Historical Sandy Ground Just […]

Tompkins Square Park

February 27, 2010 by  
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Tompkins Square Park

(Photos by Bald Punk) I wanted to punk up some photos of Tompkins Square to go with this series: Episode Twenty-Six – February 2010 Music of the Night The Eyes on Avenue A Forces of Heaven and Hell . . .   Here are my STORIES and PHOTOS

Larry Wright – Street Bucket Drummer

February 26, 2010 by  
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Larry Wright – Street Bucket Drummer

I inserted the above video of Larry Wright in this story post: Forces of Heaven and Hell . . . I had been looking for a Civil War drum solo video, but couldn’t find one that fit the sound I had heard. So I decided to use Larry. I’ve seen him playing countless times over the years. His beats are usually knocking […]

Forces of Heaven and Hell . . .

February 24, 2010 by  
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Forces of Heaven and Hell . . .

(Photos by Bald Punk – Birds Leaving Tompkins Square Park) I can’t get the eyes of a demon named Old Seven out of my head. At all hours of the day and night, I can see him staring at me from Avenue A in the East Village. I confided in a clairvoyant known as Benny, […]

Rainbow over Staten Island

February 23, 2010 by  
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Rainbow over Staten Island

(Photos by Bald Punk – Rainbow over ShopRite parking lot) I was warming up the car, waiting for my friends to come out of ShopRite, when I spotted the rainbow. I wished I was in a more photogenic place for the photos, but was happy all the same to get them. Though for groceries, ShopRite is […]

Battery Place to Rector Street and Back

February 22, 2010 by  
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Battery Place to Rector Street and Back

(Photos by Bald Punk – Greenwich Street/DMV) For these photos I walked up Greenwich St., veered right onto Trinity Place, went up to Rector Street where I hung a left. Then I sauntered over to West Street, and hooked another left and tramped back down to Battery Place. Here are my STORIES and PHOTOS

New York Daily Photo

February 21, 2010 by  
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New York Daily Photo

(Screenshot of New York Daily Photo) In the case of New York Daily Photo, the name does not say it all. That’s because the man behind the site, Brian Dubé, has eclectic interests and a vast, first-hand knowledge of NYC. When I click on the bookmark that takes me to his page, I find myself looking forward […]

NewYorkology: A New York Travel Guide

February 19, 2010 by  
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NewYorkology: A New York Travel Guide

(Screenshot of NewYorkology.com)  NewYorkology is one of my favorite NYC-related websites. Online since 1994 with regular updates, they have loads of content. I suggest you check out their page. Click here to visit NewYorkology Keep in mind that the articles on their site are not just for tourists. If I’m looking for something cool to do in the […]

New York City – 1928

February 18, 2010 by  
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New York City – 1928

(NYC video – 1928) I love the photo below. So much hasn’t changed. Plus I look at it and can “smell the past.” (Lower Manhattan, 1928 – Fairchild Aerial Surveys) Here are my STORIES and PHOTOS

Battery Park, State Street, and Bowling Green

February 17, 2010 by  
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Battery Park, State Street, and Bowling Green

(Photos by Bald Punk – National Museum of the American Indian) I took a bunch of photos in and around Battery Park and will post many of them. I will link the sets. Here are my STORIES and PHOTOS

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