Category Archives: Two-fisted Touristing

Excursions around the world, ideally with some musical seasoning.

WHITNEY MUSEUM TERRACE VIEWS

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LIGHTSCAPE 22/23

LIGHTSCAPE, the outdoor light show experience at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden concludes this Sunday, January 8. Here are some of this year’s highlights in pics and vids. You can also catch the splendor from last year’s show here and here.

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OREGON ROSE GARDEN

The same day my cousin and I went to Washington Park in Portland, Oregon, to marvel at the Redwoods and pay our respects at the Holocaust Memorial, we also basked in the splendor of the International Test Rose Garden. Which … Continue reading

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OREGON HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL

I visited the Oregon Holocaust Memorial in Washington Park in Portland last October. The photos don’t require further commentary.

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A TOURIST ON HOLLYWOOD BOULEVARD

I woke up early, still on New York time, the Sunday morning of my Skiptown Film Festival visit in LA. The actors panel I was participating in was scheduled for 1pm, so I had time to play tourist on Hollywood … Continue reading

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A Walk Through Central Park

Central Park was in fall splendor this recent November Monday as I walked from Sheep Meadow through to the Plaza at the 5th ave / 59 Street exit, but the hot sun and blue sky framed the autumnal scene in … Continue reading

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BROOKLYN HALLOWEEN

Or rather Park Slope Halloween. Or more specifically some of the Halloween decorations I photographed in my neighborhood. Vroom Vroom! Hello, Sailor!

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REDWOODS!

While visiting Portland, Oregon to screen my short film “The Pit and the Pendulum – a musicabre” at the H. P. Lovecraft Film Festival, I went to Washington Park with my cousin. Plenty of lovely nature and more to experience … Continue reading

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Up the Hudson to Albany and NYSIFF

“The Pit and the Pendulum – a musicabre” wins Best Horror at the New York State International Film Festival Yes, my musical Poe adaptation was awarded Best Horror at the New York State International Film Festival, and I will report … Continue reading

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DINOSAUR SAFARI

August 11 I shared a wealth of photos from our trip to the Bronx Zoo. What I left out then was the Dinosaur Safari, part of the zoo experience, but a little different, for obvious reasons. It’s silly scientific fun, … Continue reading

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The FILM FESTIVAL EXPERIENCE at INDIE GATHERING, CHAIN NYC and NYACK

Over the course of five days this past week “The Pit and the Pendulum – a musicabre” screened in film festivals in Cleveland, New York City and Nyack. This blog post is about all three. I was in New York … Continue reading

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BRONX ZOO

Ed and I took a day trip to the Bronx Zoo. Never been before, or at least not been since childhood, many decades ago. It is over an hour’s ride by subway from our place in Brooklyn, but well worth … Continue reading

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MONTAUK EXCURSION

Overnighting in the Far East of Long Island to Attend the Screening of “The Pit and the Pendulum – a musicabre” at the Offshore Art and Film Festival Me on the Long Island Railroad last Friday – a three hour … Continue reading

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CHERRY BLOSSOMS 2022

Last Saturday I returned to the Brooklyn Botanic Garden to see the cherry blossoms in its famous esplanade in peek bloom. Took a lot of photos again, of course, as I have before (and before and before), but this time … Continue reading

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Central Park at Dusk

The other day I crossed Central Park from West 72nd to East 79th streets just as night was creeping. I had seen a horror film at the movies, and felt inspired to take some moody photos as I made my … Continue reading

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BROOKLYN SNAPSHOTS – Part 2

And we’re back, ambling around the Brooklyn neighborhoods of Gowanus, Boerum Hill and Park Slope. Plus a little bit of Red Hook.

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