manhattan

“I’m goin’ back to New York City, I do believe I’ve had enough…”

“Just Like Tom Thumb’s Blues” – Bob Dylan (1966)
“Finger Lickin’ Good” – The Beastie Boys (1992)

Soho neighborhood – Manhattan
New York City, New York

Photo taken July 2, 2005

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“To the left and to the right, buildings towering to the sky…”

“New York Groove”– Ace Frehley (1978)

From the ground up
Midtown Manhattan
New York City, New York
Photo taken July 3, 2005


“Pools of sorrow, waves of joy are drifting through my open mind…”

“Across the Universe” by The Beatles

On December 8, 1980, John Lennon was fatally shot, in front of his home at the Dakota Building at 72nd Street and Central Park West in Manhattan, New York City.

Photo taken July 6, 2005


“Got a condo made of stone-ah!”

“KING TUT” – Steve Martin (live 1979)

Built during the reign of Augustus Caesar, circa 15 B.C. “The Temple of Dendur” was gifted to the United States by the government of Egypt in 1965. In 1967 the Metropolitan Museum of Art, in Manhattan, New York was awarded the temple for display. In 1978, the structure was placed permanently as the focal point in the beautiful Sackler Wing of the Met, pictured here.

Photo taken July 5, 2005


“Chock full o’Nuts is that heavenly coffee…”

“Chock Full o’ Nuts”

Chock Full o’ Nuts Coffee
exterior building art advertising
Manhattan – New York, NY USA

Photo taken July 2, 2005


“…New York state of mind.”

“New York State of Mind” – Billy Joel (1978, live)

Buildings on Broadway
Lower Manhattan
New York City, NY

Photo taken on July 4, 2005


Remember

September 11, 2001
Hallowed Ground

Photo taken July 1, 2005


“Guess who eats together at the Carnegie Deli…”

“The Chanukah Song” – Adam Sandler (2002, live)

The biggest, baddest, BEST corned beef and pastrami sandwiches on earth!
The Carnegie Delicatessen
854 7th Avenue at 55th Street
New York, New York, 10019

Photo taken July 7, 2005


“…in a city that doesn’t sleep.”

“Theme from New York, New York” – Frank Sinatra (1979)

High atop the Flatotel at 135 West 52nd Street in Midtown Manhattan.
Photo taken July 2, 2005