Saturday, December 31, 2011

Tom Chang Group at Cornelia Street cafe

A tiny village jazz club with world class food but not many seats! (that's Tom on guitar)

Sunday, December 25, 2011

Cold Spring Foundry

Just south of downtown Cold Spring is a placid wooded area that was once the site of the "deep breathing ... furnaces, and the sullen, monotonous pulsations of trip hammers"* of the well-known West Point Foundry. The foundry, which began operations in 1817 and continued through the 1880s (other industrial firms occupied the premises through the mid-20th century), was the "most extensive and complete of the iron works of the United States."* The site was chosen as one of four federally-subsidized foundry sites by President Madison in 1812 and the first director was Gouverneur Kemble, a resident of Cold Spring.

Saturday, December 17, 2011

Thursday, December 15, 2011

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Sunday, December 11, 2011

Sunday, November 27, 2011

a final look?

Plans are afoot to tear down the Civil War era Admiral's Row mansions, and replace them with a shopping mall (much needed in this depressed area. There goes the 'hood.

Thursday, November 24, 2011

Sunday, November 20, 2011

Mastodon at Terminal 5

premier prog metal outfit goes ballastic

Sunday, November 13, 2011

Thursday, November 10, 2011

Friday, October 28, 2011

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Monday, October 17, 2011

Saturday, October 15, 2011

Thursday, October 6, 2011

Monday, October 3, 2011

amused

Fat Black Pussycat demolished

One of the oldest bars in the Village, its history linked to the Beats, the 60s folk movement, and the old maritime life of the Hudson, the Fat Black Pussycat is demolishing its 70 year old facade, complete with slate shingles and charming dormer windows, to make way for a cold aluminum charade. The Irish workman performing the demo said "This is a shame, I used to live around the corner and was in here all the time. You can't find this kind of slate anywhere in New York anymore." The Bloomberg-ization of NYC continues...

Friday, September 23, 2011