Winter Storm Jonas in Washington Heights, Manhattan, NYC

2016 Blizzard in New York CityWatch this video on YouTube My wife and I went out walking around in Winter Storm Jonas for a while, just to see what the blizzard was doing to the city. The last time there was a storm like this, we stayed indoors and by the time we went out,Continue reading “Winter Storm Jonas in Washington Heights, Manhattan, NYC”

181st Street in Manhattan – Washington Heights

A few photos I took of a typical evening on 181st Street in Washington Heights a few days ago. We live on the edge of the Dominican area of Washington Heights. That might sound an odd thing to say, because Washington Heights has been mostly Dominican for decades, but that is slowly starting to changeContinue reading “181st Street in Manhattan – Washington Heights”

Architecture of Doom

A few months ago, or maybe half a year ago now, I came across a Tumblr blog called “Architecture of Doom“. As it’s name suggests, the blog is home to images of terribly uninspiring and depressing architecture. The effect is elevated by the clean, minimalist white blog theme that seems almost cheery by comparison. EveryContinue reading “Architecture of Doom”

The Would-be Burglar Was Arrested

Over the past few days, we’ve seen the person that attempted to break into our apartment and our neighbor’s apartment wandering around the building in the stairwells and out on the streets. My wife took the photo above. As you can see, the person did not even bother to throw away the hoodie. Or leaveContinue reading “The Would-be Burglar Was Arrested”