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Archive for the 'Brooklyn' Category

Ten Years Ago …

Sunday, September 11th, 2011

Today my sister-in-law Julia wrote to me via e-mail asking about this photograph. I had kind of forgotten about it. We were living in New York City on the Upper West Side at the time and were at odds with our landlord, being forced into a move. If we vacated our rent stabilized apartment the […]

Fortune Exhibit

Thursday, July 24th, 2008

Just learned that the Bern Dibner Library of the Polytechnic Institute of NY (located in Brooklyn) is having an exhibit of Fortune magazines through August of 2008. The exhibit features the complete collection of covers as well as selected articles and ads. Bern Dibner Library of Science and Technology Five MetroTech Center Brooklyn, NY 11201-9818

Today is June 5 …

Thursday, June 5th, 2008

… we were to have closed on our Brooklyn house sale yesterday, but that was rescheduled for Friday. More bickering, this time about two old window unit air conditioners we moved upstate (unaware the buyers wanted them). We would have gladly left them as we have little or no use for them, live and learn. […]

Love Thy Neighbor, NOT!

Sunday, June 1st, 2008

Because I live in an area that has some driveways, in front of my house is a valuable segment of curb that allows for two cars to park. However, lately a woman who owns not only the above car, but another large one, parks in the center. This prohibits anyone else from parking there. She […]