Alright,

Today was another walk/travel heavy day. Gotta schtap that, tomorrow I’ll take a break… said the man with 8 jobs…

Anyhow, this is where things started today Kosciuszko Station right by my place in Brooklyn (no, no, I don’t know how to pronounce it either).

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I then walked over to the 9/11 memorial. It was kind of hard to get a scale of things having never been to New York before but this is where the towers used to be.

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Yes, New York has some crazies too. The oddest thing though is the police equipment, check out the scissor lift tower thing in the background. The Google search for those interested.

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Right behind crazy magoo above we had a mormon (I’m guessing) choir. NEW YORK BABY!

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Cool Architectural detail to reduce (guessing again) air conditioning/cooling costs in the summer. It was 27 degrees and 75% humidity today, yup!

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Flip side of the panels.

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Street art. Enough said. Perhaps this artist was inspired by my lack of housing situation on Monday… I’ll deal with that tomorrow.

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The Highline, it was my top of list item when I came to New York and I got there on day two. For those of you who don’t know it’s a converted subway track that is now a greenway. Cool. As. F***.

Yes, I assume children read this blog. KEEPING IT CLEAN FOR THE KIDS PEOPLE.

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View from the highline of a typical New York Street;

  1. Tons of traffic
  2. A sidewalk is closed
  3. Something is under construction
  4. There is brick
  5. A taxi is being… dutch (for the kids)

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For lunch I could not resist a BBQ place called the Smokeline on the Highline (full disclaimer, I just wanted to be able to blog that sentence).

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Pulled Pork with pickled cucumber and a side of sweet corn. That’s all the food groups, right Mom?

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Awesome seating on the highline.

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Highline artist.

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Walking to Times Square now, THIS is what I had imagined NYC to be like. People chock-a-block. The only reason there is that space in the bottom of the frame is beacuse a 6’5″ german wielding a camera is about to inhabit that space.

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Times Square, even busier than that street corner. Found some quiet space on this random theatre seating in the middle of it all.

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Home again back in Brooklyn, it’s funny how 30 minutes on the M Train can change your landscape in this dense city (victory note, have not gotten on the wrong subway/the one going the wrong way…yet).

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