Welcome! Today I am celebrating! My third blog anniversary or as we sometimes call it blogoversary. I finally made it to three years and I must say I am very surprised. It has been a long road and a tough one at that. Last year I shared my favorite posts with you and I wanted to do that now but...doors got in the way!
Yes doors, that's how we celebrate around here! One door opens while another one closes. And so it goes!
A month ago I had to go to New York's Lower Manhattan to take care of some business with my son and when we were finished he suggested that we should walk across the Brooklyn Bridge. After all it was right there waving at us.
And that is exactly what we did. Today I'd like to take you along with us ... on a tour of the astonishing Brooklyn Bridge walkway.
It has been more than a while since I last shared my "Photos of the Day" with you that I upload on Facebook every month. These are from the month of November and December. And they were all picked by you! This is my way of saying "thank you" to all of my followers.
Things were very busy around here during the holidays. But also the changes over on Facebook make it pretty certain that you will probably not see them since the social media giant is promoting friends and family and not pages. And so since you are not seeing them on Facebook I thought this would be a good time to announce that this will be my last "Photo of the Day| collection.
But fear not, I will continue to post photography. After all there is always so much to see in New York. And I even have some photos from Greece. And if you'd like to see them you can always follow along on my photo posts here.
What would the holidays be without a walk in the city. The place to be right about now, is walking down festive Fifth Avenue. That is where all the fancy stores are located, they are decked out for the holidays, and they all lead to the centerpiece of it all...Rockefeller Center with the big tree.
I went on such a walk with my family and wanted to share the sights. For me it was not so much the tree but all the eye candy along the way. Let's be on our way.
We started off walking across Park Avenue which is a jewel in itself although not full of shops but nevertheless it has its own distinctive brand of elegance.
It's been a while since I shared any photo essays with you all. What with the move to New York and my being so busy getting all settled and then getting ready for the holidays.
But I am going to correct that today. Now you may not know this but I grew up here so there are very few things that would surprise this veteran New Yorker. I have seen it all and gone up to the highest buildings...and I've spent half of my life in the train system, below and above ground.
But I had never walked on a train line...till now!
I am taking you with me on a tour of the High Line in New York. It is a long post but so worth it.
Below is the entrance to the High Line on 34th Street in Manhattan.
I'm Mary and I recently moved to New York from beautiful Greece. I like to re-purpose and up-cycle anything that is old or looks like junk. Join me as we use our creativity to spark some life into old things. And do it frugally! You will also see lots of photography of my Greece and New York.
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