Tag Archives: NEW YORK CITY

Getting High in Manhattan

SPENT A COUPLE OF DAYS in the Big Town this week, taking care of business and visiting with my kids (who are grown-ups). On Tuesday, my daughter Zoe and I checked out the High Line, which is open, finally, after … Continue reading

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BROWNSTONE VOYEUR: Flying Colors in Fort Greene

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ BROWNSTONE VOYEUR is a joint project of casaCARA and Only the Blog Knows Brooklyn, taking you behind the facades of those intriguing houses to see what’s inside. Look for it every Thursday on both sites! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ DK HOLLAND’S house … Continue reading

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Fiery Revelations at the New York Historical Society

EVER NOTICE HOW PRECIOUS FEW buildings in lower Manhattan date from the 18th century? There’s Fraunces Tavern and Trinity Church, but not much else. I always assumed it was because of the relentless march of commerce.  Today, at the New … Continue reading

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