We made a pact as NY’ers who lived through this… we would never forget. But 20 years later it feels as though we are not living up to it. Being this year is the first year that the ceremonies have been broken up by COVID, I have listed ceremonies from previous years, pre-COVID19. I attempted…Continue readingArchived 9/11 Ceremonies from Ground Zero
As a former NY’er, who lived and worked in the shadow of the World Trade Center, I was not aware of a major hurricane less than 500 miles away and heading straight for NYC. On Long Island, a suburb of NYC, we took hurricanes seriously. If one was heading our way we would have been…Continue readingHurricane Erin heads for NYC on 9/11/2001
An explosion big enough to register 5.5. on the Richter scale and caused by the Germans right in the middle of World War 1. An act of terrorism that almost took down the Statue of Liberty.Continue readingNYC History I Never Knew…
Another sign that Spring is finally here in the NYC area! The Central Park Cherry Blossom Trees are in full bloom. You can learn more about that on the Central Park Conservatory iPhone app. ???? I know, I know… this is a regular blog posting masquerading as a tech post but my weekend posts are…Continue readingTracking Cherry Blossom Trees with the Central Park Conservatory iPhone App
Really impressed with the pics I got from a recent walk thru of the Apple Store in Grand Central Terminal this week. The Grand Central Apple store opened back in 2011. I have been here before but never realized how LARGE it is! I’ve read it’s the third biggest Apple Store. Apple employees state it’s…Continue readingGrand Central’s Apple Store – The Biggest in North America?
I only made this video for one reason and one reason only… I wanted to get a shot of the quote that is posted at the entrance of the Marina. It sums up the essence of NY very wellContinue readingNorth Cove Marina – NYC
I recently went to visit the USS New York while it was docked here at Pier 88 right next to the Intrepid this past week. The weather really did cooperate all week, topping out at 70 degrees, and the tour of the Navy’s newest warship was also completely free! While I was walking through the ship the…Continue readingUSS New York
Hope everyone had a great weekend and is enjoying the summer. I put together a quick video walking around the World Trade Center site. I actually have a ton of footage that needs to be sorted through. A project I will save and post around the anniversary of 9/11. Just showing some of the progress…Continue readingWorld Trade Center Site