Tag Archives: Highways

Secaucus Junction

It was a beautiful, sunny, but still chilly Saturday morning. The weather was trying to be spring but still had the chill of winter. I had planned to take an infrastructure excursion this day, but earlier in the week my … Continue reading

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Ward’s Island Bridge open

Boyfriend and I were driving home to the Bronx from Brooklyn via the Williamsburg bridge and FDR Drive. Other than the traffic I like this drive lots – beautiful views of the bridges and buildings that skirt the east side … Continue reading

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Jacob Riis Park

Jacob Riis Park in Rockaway, Queens was on my mind. I’d been there a handful of times before, on a photography project with one of my best friends, and recently other excursions reminded me of it (namely Orchard Beach and Tibbetts … Continue reading

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Newtown Creek

Prior to this week’s excursion I again solicited location suggestions from friends and coworkers, with the condition that I wanted to go somewhere in Brooklyn or Queens (boroughs often neglected on this blog due to non-proximity) and near water. Easy … Continue reading

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Inspiration Point

On a rather short time budget, I visited Inspiration Point, a structure on the Hudson River Greenway. You might remember I wrote some about this in my Billings Terrace post, but didn’t get to go see it at that time. … Continue reading

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Tibbetts Brook Park (particularly pedestrian bridges)

For the past six years (come November 15), I’ve driven the Saw Mill Parkway to the Cross County Parkway and the reverse five days a week every week. It’s my commute! I’ve always said I’m lucky – first, to live … Continue reading

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Brooklyn Heights Promenade

The Brooklyn Heights Promenade was first a sort of mythical place to me. For years I drove from boyfriend’s home on Staten Island over the Verrazano Bridge, through Brooklyn, over the Brooklyn Bridge, up the FDR, over the Willis Avenue … Continue reading

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