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Entries in NYC (18)

Sunday
Jan232011

* sightseeing sundays: the gorgeous williamsburg savings bank

Known today as "One Hanson Place", the iconic Brooklyn clock tower completed in 1929 for the Williamsburg Savings Bank has gone through many reinventions while maintaining it's historic charm. It was landmarked by the New York City Landmarks Preservation Committee in 1977. In pursuit of history and good food I visited the Brooklyn Flea held at One Handson Place.

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Thursday
Jan132011

* a definite snow day: the NYC Blizzard of 1888 

I LOVE snow storms, but for those living in New York city the recent snow has proven to be quite challenging. There are issues with snow & garbage removal, getting to work, and the worst by far the slush puddles on every street corner, they are impossible to gauge and then your entire foot is soaked. After reading about the great Blizzard of 1888 and it's impact on NYC I thought I would share some pictures and interesting first hand accounts to give us all a little perspective.

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