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Resurgence Almost 400 Years Later

New York will soon have off-shore wind turbines for electric power. Three areas are set for development: two off the entrance to the harbor and one to the east, past the east end of Long Island. People have successfully developed solar power in the our area, but between the reduced direct light in winter and …

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Presumably Not Commentary On The Neighbors

In November, I pointed out that, for some unknown reason, one of the social-distancing stickers at the Brooklyn Bridge subway station had horseshoes rather than human shoes. Last week, I found a goat’s footprints at 96th Street and Central Park West. Is the MTA sending bizarre messages, or am I missing a joke? On the …

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Something New, Twice Over

First, today’s post uses a photo from the Library of Congress collection of Irving Underhill’s group of shots of New York buildings. More on Underhill tomorrow, and this collection will be figuring large in blog posts for the next few weeks. Second, no matter how much you think you know, you never really know it. …

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