Category Archives: New York

Inn on the Hudson | Peekskill, NY

It may not be fancy…but the Inn on the Hudson boasts rooms which are clean and comfortable, and a location that’s close to hiking at Bear Mountain or Harriman State Park…and there’s a decent view too! Just outside of the … Continue reading

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Wild Turkeys in the Suburbs

It was just last week that I had been talking about the wild turkeys that used to terrorize my parents neighborhood.  “In your parent’s neighborhood?”  Damany almost didn’t believe me when I said it, “No way!” When I was in … Continue reading

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Harriman State Park | Red Cross Trail from Lake Skannatati

It was supposed to be the  Red Cross, Beech Trail and Long Path Loop from Lake Skannatati..total distance 8.4 miles – considered moderate on the NY-NJ Trail Conference website, with views and a waterfall along the way.  Knowing that the … Continue reading

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Walking Men of the World

New York, NY If ever you wondered how the many “walking men” of the world looked, search no further than the City Hall area in New York City.  This line of replicated walk signals follows the sidewalk of Park Place, … Continue reading

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Last Exit to Skewville

Brooklyn, NY This shot of colorful graffiti style art is one of many magnificent pieces adorning Williamsburg’s North Side.  This type of art has been flooding the area since it’s historically rougher industrial days.  The degree of professionalism in these … Continue reading

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Photo | View Over Lake Skanatati

Harriman State Park, NY Just before connecting to the Red Cross Trail from Lake Skanatati, I took a moment to enjoy the view over the lake.  This overlook is apparently a perfect spot to find one’s inner peace, obvious to … Continue reading

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Photo | You are Boned?

New York, NY While I realize that this quick throw up in the Union Square subway station says “You are loved”, “you are boned” or “you are lover” are the first options I see when I look at this piece … Continue reading

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Xi’an Famous Foods – New York, NY

Was there ever a time when you didn’t trust the high standing opinion of Andrew Zimmern, Anthony Bourdain, or Adam Richman?  Okay so maybe there’s some things Zimmern gets into that would give me the heeby jeebies – you know, … Continue reading

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Bear Mountain | Fort Montgomery Trail

After stopping in Manhattan for that prescription I forgot to pick up the day before, then making a coffee and bathroom break, driving up to Peekskill, trying to check into the Inn on the Hudson too early, finding the Bear … Continue reading

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Photo | Bridge to Nowhere

Bear Mountain Park, NY The footbridge leading across the river on the Fort Montgomery Trail at Bear Mountain Park.  The crossing appears to end at a wall of green – ending at bushes and trees, but really the dirt path … Continue reading

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