Category Archives: PARKS

SNOW DAY in New York…was a BLIZZARD

We did NOT get the predicted 24″ of snow………..just a nice dusting……..as you can see in these watercolors. BUT….tomorrow it will be dirty nasty grey sludge.

The Dakota Apartments at Central Park West and 72s street………….and the benches just inside the park.

Feeling DUCKY in Central Park

The lingering days of Indian Summer……..in Central Park.

I’m felling’ ducky!

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The duck pond is just off Central Park West and 105th street.

MORMONS and CHALK in Washington Square Park

MORMAN CHALK MANIA in Washington Square Park in Greenwich Village

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The “elders were there with a box of chalk and invited us to take some child and DRAW!

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I picked out three colors and joined “Elder” Steiner on the pavement for a bit of “chalk fun”.

“Elder” Steiner…………..what a cutie.

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The park is a fun place to hang out.

 

The Many MASKS in Jackson Square Park

This is a sweet little park in Greenwich Village…………and the kids who play in the park …….made masks………..and now the park has many faces.  They didn’t buy stuff……they used things they found around the house.

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The WILD LIFE in Central Park

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Falcons……geese……..turtles……….and 234 species of birds……….all sharing the same turf………with the joggers.

 

PLANTING A TREE IN NEW YORK CITY

It costs the city $1100 to plant a sapling.  Labor is expensive……….and the contractor has to agree to replace the sapling if it is vandalizes.

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PIN OAK

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IN 50 YEARS…..IT WILL LOOK LIKE THIS.

 

NYC BLIZZARD of 2016

It has been nicknamed “Winter Storm Juno”.

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The newscasters have driven New Yorkers crazy. Relentless forecasting……..

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The dogs in Central Park are loving it.

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There is a law in New York City that says if a snow plow scrapes your car……tough luck!  You cannot sue the city.

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Central Park at its most beautiful.

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He shudda put it in a garage!

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Just chilling out!