Monthly Archives: October 2011

Halloween Pumpkin Carve

The Chadds Ford Historical Society in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania organized its annual Great Pumpkin Carve during the weekend of 27,28, 29 October. The field was arranged like a pumpkin patch and the actual carving of the pumpkins took place on … Continue reading

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Zigzagging in New York City: art galleries

I hit Chelsea one more time, now to visit some of the over 300 art galleries in the area. There were some superb and some less remarkable shows to see. It was great fun to walk in and out of … Continue reading

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Zigzagging in New York City

October is a splendid month to be zigzagging in New York City. The weather often is magnificent with clear blue skies and the sun is out to warm your body and soul. The skyscrapers literally shine under the blazing sun. … Continue reading

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Zigzagging in New York City: Midtown and Grand Central

After the slightly unpleasant arrival in pouring rain that soaked me to the bones, it was a sunny surprise to see the welcoming blue skies of New York City the following morning. Full of energy, despite the jet lag, I … Continue reading

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Zigzagging in New York City: Chelsea, Union Square, uptown 92nd

Chelsea Chelsea is an area of the city enclosed within roughly the 14th or 15th streets that form its Southern limits and 30th-35th streets limit it in the North, whereas the East-West borders run between Hudson river and Avenue of … Continue reading

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Zigzagging in New York City: Financial District

  The following day started in the Southern apex of Manhattan, called the Financial District. It has a lot to offer to the city’s inhabitants and tourists alike. You can spend a day exploring South Street Seaport (Fulton Street & … Continue reading

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Zigzagging in New York City: Chelsea

Another gorgeous day took me back to Chelsea to see in person that much talked-about High Line. It was a perfect day for a promenade along the elevated railroad track above, or more precisely close-by, the Chelsea Market. You have … Continue reading

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