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Hubble Telescope Successor Unveiled in Battery Park

June 8, 2010 by  
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(James Webb Space Telescope in Battery Park – Photos by Joe) NASA unveiled the James Webb Space Telescope in Battery Park. The five billion dollar telescope is set to replace the Hubble in 2014. From a few hundred feet, I had thought it was some sort of bandshell. But as I came closer, I told a friend with me that it looked […]

Battery Park: Birds, Monuments, and NY Harbor

March 4, 2010 by  
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(Photos by Bald Punk – Seagull with Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island in background) The birds were flying around like crazy when I took these photos. There were so many chances for great photos of them swooping through the frame, yet I missed them by milliseconds. It was so bad I couldn’t even get a decent picture of […]

Battery Park

March 2, 2010 by  
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(Photos by Bald Punk – Universal Soldier) Battery Park is a 25-acre park at the southern tip of Manhattan. It’s named so because an artillery battery was stationed there periodically by the Dutch and then the British in order to protect the settlers. Here is another set of photos I took that day: Battery Place to Rector Street and […]

Battery Park, State Street, and Bowling Green

February 17, 2010 by  
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(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

Battery Park City

October 3, 2009 by  
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  (Photos by Bald Punk – NY Harbor) Most of these photos were taken in Battery Park City. A handful were from Battery Park. They are identified in the url. I chose the above photo for the lead in because of the story I just posted. It’s the one in which the cigar store Indian tells us about Henry […]