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Friday, September 19, 2014

Cool for mid-September

Reading in Riverside. 4:30 PM. Photo: Jeff Hirsch. Friday, September 19, 2014. Another beautiful day in New York. The weatherman calls it “Cool for mid-September.” According to the...Read the Full Story

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Accommodating to our needs

Down by the (Hudson) River. 4 PM. Photo: Jeff Hirsch. Thursday, September 18, 2014. Yesterday was another beautiful day in New York. Now people are starting to remark on what an incredible summer we...Read the Full Story

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

That's Entertainment

After school play time. 5 PM. Photo: Jeff Hirsch. Wednesday, September 17, 2014. Perfect late Summer, almost Autumn weather in New York. Low 70s with sunshine (and some passing storm clouds) in the...Read the Full Story

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Just a little patience

Painterly city sky. 5:45 PM. Photo: JH. Tuesday, September 16, 2014 . A beautiful almost Autumn day in New York with sunshine and temperatures in the cooling low 70s. The city is back to its old self...Read the Full Story

Thursday, September 11, 2014

A New York Life

Broadway median. 3:00 PM. Photo: JH. Thursday, September 11, 2014 . Cooler weather in New York with rain imagined, maybe, but darker clouds passing over as if to confirm it. It is all a relief from...Read the Full Story

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Let’s start at the very beginning

Prince and Mercer. 4:00 PM. Photo: JH. Thursday, September 4, 2014. It was a warm and humid summer day yesterday in New York. But there was a light breeze here and there and a zip in the air as if...Read the Full Story

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

This is Fashion Month in New York

Late afternoon sky from Soho. 5:30 PM. Photo: JH. Today is the unofficial yet official of the opening of New York Fashion Week, with the FIT Museum Couture Council Luncheon at Lincoln Center where...Read the Full Story

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Mother nature rules ...

Looking north along Mercer Street. 4:30 PM. Photo: JH. Tuesday, September 2, 2014. After one of the most pleasant summers in memory (June through August), yesterday Mother Nature delivered us an...Read the Full Story

Friday, August 29, 2014

The final holiday weekend

Evening glow. 7:45 PM. Photo: JH. Friday, August 29, 2014. Bright, sunny, and not as humid as the weatherman had led us to expect in New York yesterday. By early evening there was even a gentle...Read the Full Story

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Life's a merry-go-round

Trash can on a street corner. 4:00 PM. Photo: JH. Thursday, August 28, 2014. Very warm, humid weather, the last couple of days in New York. Temperatures in the low 80s, feels like the mid-90s. But...Read the Full Story

Friday, August 22, 2014

Kind of our “vacation” time

All is quiet on Christopher Street. 10:15 PM. Photo: JH. Friday, August 22, 2014 . Another beautiful Summer day in New York. Is this really true? I was home most of the day working deadline. Late in...Read the Full Story

Monday, August 18, 2014

In the name of a summer break

A view from Watch Hill, Rhode Island, where Ellen Glendinning Fraser Ordway and her family spent a number of summers in the 1930s and '40s. Photo: JH. August 18, 2014. Warm and beautiful Summer...Read the Full Story

Thursday, August 14, 2014

What we’re looking toward now

Post sunset sky. 8:40 PM. Photo: JH. Thursday, August 16, 2014. Rains promised, dark clouds blocked out the Sun all day Tuesday. Rains came Tuesday night but barely. Somehow the great rains passed by...Read the Full Story