The “Glassbarge” and the canal schooner Lois McClure (photo) are docked at Pier 5, Brooklyn Bridge Park through Memorial Day, May 28. They will be open for tours every day from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM. Tours of the Glassbarge, which is owned by the Corning Museum of Glass, and that include lectures and glassblowing […]
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After taking the tour of Pier 5 and the construction zone on Sunday, I headed north to Pier 1. While fall foliage is at its peak upstate, the warmer temperatures here mean it comes later. Still, there were some hints of fall evident along the way, beginning with these staghorn sumac leaves and drupes. The […]
A few evenings ago, your correspondent took a stroll along the Promenade, starting shortly after sunset. A sloop was sailing in the harbor. (More photos and text after the jump.) Shortly after, the South Street Seaport Museum’s historic schooner Pioneer rounded the tip of Manhattan, heading out on an evening cruise. Holding her torch aloft, […]
A floral display on a stoop on Henry Street between Joralemon and Remsen. Photos in this post are from several walks over the past two weekends. A colorful row of townhouses on Joralemon between Hicks and Furman. Sand volleyball season has started on Pier 6. South Street Seaport Museum’s schooner Pioneer, seen from Pier 6. […]
Is Brooklyn Heights paradise? Yesterday, a clear, crisp, hint-of-fall Saturday, it seemed close to it. As I left for a brisk walk, just outside the front door of my building I spotted what may be one of David Glick’s bees gathering nectar to make Rosh Hashana honey. (Click on photo to enlarge.) More photos and […]
Your correspondent had just walked out the door Saturday morning when he spotted these late summer blossoms in the garden outside his building (corner of Montague and Pierrepont Place). More photos and text after the jump.
For many years, the masts and spars of the tall ships Peking and Wavertree, docked at piers 15 and 16 on the Manhattan waterfront, have been a familiar sight from the Promenade, as have the schooner Pioneer and the doughty little tug W.O. Decker sailing on the East River. Unfortunately, all of these ships are […]
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