All posts tagged “Manhattan

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Seismic wave

These tantalizing folds – tar black layers with scraggy edges – diverted me from my route yesterday along Second Avenue in the Lower East Side. Geologically graceful (like this Acne sweater), the humps are made of rubber conveyor belts once used to ferry ore from… Read More

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Amazing grace

                                      In honor of the amazing grace (not to mention style) of my mom, on her birthday. While celebrating at Balthazar would be wonderful, our Wyoming backup… Read More

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Pony up

                Once upon a time, in a faraway land (Manhattan), there was a four-story-tall Puppy with a pelt of flowers who sit-stayed all summer in Rockfeller Center. People loved Puppy and Puppy loved people, but it took another… Read More

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Play me

              A grand piano is beached on the Manhattan shore of the East River beneath the Brooklyn Bridge, lodged in sand, submerged at high tide. New Yorkers are perplexed: not part of a previous art installation, the piano appeared… Read More

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Cumulus crop

              Azure clouds hover above the southeast entrance of Central Park. No, this is not a meteorological phenomenon, but rather a public art installation, a playful inversion of blue sky, white clouds. The plump aluminum panels, perched atop 35-foot-tall… Read More