Entries Tagged as 'Central Park'

Winter Colors in Central Park

December 6th, 2008 · 3 Comments · Explore New York

For the eyes that glory in autumn’s rich, awe-inspiring colors or spring’s bright exuberance, winter may feel like the ho-hum season, one big letdown. To many, it’s “dreary” winter, a time to hunker down inside and hang on until the color in the Northern climes “returns” to the trees, bushes, and flowerbeds come spring. Yet […]

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How to Stay Merry Before Christmas

November 23rd, 2008 · 2 Comments · Explore New York

Ah, the lovely holiday season in New York City is upon us. It means bright, colorful lights, enchanting holiday windows, the Rockefeller Center tree, the smell of pine in front of your corner deli…and gridlock. We’re talking vehicle gridlock and people gridlock. That’s exactly what happens in New York as Thanksgiving rounds into the crazed, […]

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Pecks and the City: My Sparrow Friends

November 2nd, 2008 · 2 Comments · Explore New York

Birders glory in having spotted a Tennessee warbler in Central Park, and I would, too, if I was fortunate and plucky enough to see one. But day-to-day, this New Yorker exults in the sparrows of Hell’s Kitchen. They chirp and call locally outside our apartment window every morning. Happily, it seems. Sparrows are to 6 […]

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