Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Jefferson Market Library

The Jefferson Market Public Library is located at 425 Avenue of the Americas (at 10th St.) in Greenwich Village. It is part of the New York Public Library. The Victorian Gothic style building was designed by Frederick Clark Withers and Calvert Vaux (who also assisted in the design of Central Park) and was built during 1875-1877.

Friday, April 25, 2014

Jogging Trail Around the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir in Central Park

The Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis reservoir is surrounded by a 1.58 mile jogging trail in Central Park. Many famous people have jogged here including former President Bill Clinton, Madonna and Jackie Onassis. The reservoir situated between 86th and 96th Street, and the main entrance to the reservoir is on Fifth Avenue and the 90th Street.

Sunday, April 20, 2014

2014 Easter Parade and Easter Bonnet Festival on Fifth Avenue

They are some of the participants in this year's Easter Parade and Easter Bonnet Festival. The area along Fifth Avenue from 49th to 57th Streets was closed to vehicular traffic for this festival.

Monday, April 14, 2014

Jade Vine at the New York Botanical Garden

One of my favorite blooms at the New York Botanical Garden's Conservatory is the jade vine (Strongylodon macrobotrys). The jade vine is indigenous to the Philippines, where its tendrils scramble up tropical rain forest trees in an effort to seek out sunlight.

Saturday, April 12, 2014

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Fabergé Big Egg Hunt

More than 250 big Fabergé eggs, some created by famous artists and designers, are on display all across the five boroughs of the city. You can participate in the hunt by using a free smartphone app that allows you to check in at the egg sculptures you find. Participants will have a chance to win  jewel-encrusted Fabergé egg pendants valued at $30,000 and $48,000. The egg hunt runs for three weeks. All the eggs, which are more than 2 feet tall, will be displayed at Rockefeller Center from April 18 through April 25.

Monday, April 7, 2014

April Showers

A rainy evening in Times Square, 72nd Street subway station, and on 7th Avenue in midtown Manhattan.