Tag Archives: New York City

Canstruction New York 2013

Hi F&F, Last week I got off my can and made my way to the Winter Garden Brookfield Place for this year’s Canstruction New York.  Canstruction is a charity focused on hunger relief.  Across the country and around the world design, … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Theodore Roosevelt!

Hi F&F, This is a quick post because; I just connected with the fact that today is Theodore Roosevelt’s (TR) birthday.  The 26th President of the United States of America was born on October 27, 1858. You can’t be a … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: From Lines to Patterns

Hi F&F, For the photo challenge: from lines to patterns I’m sharing a few shots of the fences I’ve seen during my travels. Good fences make good neighbors. – Proverbs The fence that makes good neighbors needs a gate to make good friends. Peace, … Continue reading

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The 2013 Coney Island Sand Sculpting Contest

Hi F&F, This post is purely a pictorial. I hope you enjoy the sights at the shore. Peace, ATreeGrowsinBklyn

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The Museum at Eldridge Street Tour

Hi F&F, Nearly 20 million dollars and 20 years of work by architects, artisans and craftsmen went into the restoration of the Eldridge Street Synagogue. The Moorish and Romanesque edifice was a place of worship and a community hub for … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Foreshadow

Hi F&F, We all hope that there is light at the end of the tunnel. Some of us wait for the light patiently.  And others of us wait for the light anxiously. Seeking the light at the end of the … Continue reading

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Steinway & Sons Factory Tour

Hi F&F, When I was a school girl I liked going on class trips. Those trips meant leaving the confines of the classroom to take learning out into the wider world. For me, learning in the classroom sometimes felt like … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Color

Hi F&F, I’ve been enjoying the many submissions for this week’s photo challenge – color.  I noticed that lots of folks looked up for color; sharing images of the sky in azure, cerulean, and cornflower. Even more people cast their … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Lunchtime

Hi F&F, Early this morning, before breakfast and well before lunchtime, I thought that today would be a good day to re-enter the WordPress waters. As you may have noticed, I’ve been quiet.  I guess, you could say ATreeGrowsinBklyn has been … Continue reading

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Sh*t (Transplanted) New Yorkers Say

Hi F&F, This video was shared with me by a friend and fellow native New Yorker, Monique.  It cracked me up. A word of WARNING – This is NOT a tutorial for the newly transplanted resident.  Yes, New Yorkers have … Continue reading

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