Tag Archives: Forest Hills

CFFC: Arches and Domes On The Other Side of Town

Forest Hills NYC Domed Apartment Building 6-6-18I think you can tell the more affluent side of the neighborhood by the prettier architecture: nicer doors and courtyards, domes, arches and non-standard roof lines,  “no parking unless you can prove you live here” signs, and  gardens.

So in response to Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge, here’s what I found in that area: Continue reading CFFC: Arches and Domes On The Other Side of Town

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Delights Behind The Woodhaven Gate

FOREST PARK, NYC The Woodhaven Express children's train rideI should have been grocery shopping but instead, detoured to the park on a beautiful, clear Sunday.

FOREST PARK, NYC CarouselForest Park, in the middle of New York’s largest borough, is  a 500-acre woodland with playgrounds, trails and horses.  At the Woodhaven Gate entrance (one of many for this huge park) the only horses were part of the beautiful carousel, the centerpiece of the tiny Amusement Village. This carousel is originally from Massachusetts and dates back to the beginning of the 20th century, replacing the previous one which was destroyed in a fire in 1966.  It’s a gentle ride, as are all the amusements in the village. Continue reading Delights Behind The Woodhaven Gate

Looking Up From The Phone

Summer sunset outside the subwayAfter a long commute and a much longer day at work, this is what greeted me as I climbed the stairs up from the subway. The next day was as hot as that ball of sun promised it would be.

Continue reading Looking Up From The Phone