Tag Archives: Lower East Side

Neon Lights, Cold City

LAST THURSDAY NIGHT’S MUNICIPAL ARTS SOCIETY WALKING TOUR of East Village neon was not what I expected, on several counts. How cold was it? Couldn’t-feel-your-toes cold. Still, I thought there’d be at least a bit of a crowd for such … Continue reading

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Neon Lights the Night

WE’RE CLOSING IN on the darkest days of the year. Maybe that’s why I’ve been taking pictures of neon signs the past two evenings while walking around Manhattan. There’s something so cheering about them on a cold winter’s night. And … Continue reading

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Map Giveaway: LI Before the LIE

UPDATE: Lisa of South Slope, Brooklyn (comment #7) is the winner of the map! THIS PAST SUNDAY, I followed a yard sale sign to a classic 1850s Greek Revival. It was late on Day 2 of the sale, and there … Continue reading

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