With the wild Atlantic on one side and the fast moving tidal Shrewsbury River on the other, Sea Bright, NJ is a thin ribbon of land that is very close to the water in every way. A regular full moon high tide will generally result in ankle deep flooding on many river side streets. But... Continue Reading →
A once rundown section of Brooklyn's storied waterfront with dilapidated piers and empty lots has been transformed into one of New York City's most interesting parks. Brooklyn Bridge Park includes a manmade green belt, saltwater marshlands, state of the art public sports facilities, several great dining options, a pool, a picnic section with grills for use and... Continue Reading →
Felix is the kind of old school New York place that we need to survive. The unpretentious cuisine is very high quality and the casual atmosphere is inviting. It just feels good. I found myself here again this past Monday afternoon. Many European ex-pats like this place and this afternoon I heard French, German and Italian... Continue Reading →
The sun, surf and sand are very enticing down the Jersey Shore almost any day or season of the year. During the summer, people flock to party towns like Belmar, Manasquan and Point Pleasant. Waterfront bars and restaurants are jammed each weekend with young people from New York and North Jersey partying like there is... Continue Reading →
Strolling the streets of the city, there is a lot of beauty to see. You just have to keep your eyes peeled...
"...as I walk those familiarly choked streets at dusk and see the old women sitting in front of the tenements, past and present become each other's faces; I am back where I began." "A Walker In The City" Alfred Kazin, 1978 I have left my shoe leather over thousands of miles of city streets throughout the five boroughs in... Continue Reading →
Here is a compilation of sunrise and sunset photos I have taken around New York City over the past few years. Enjoy! ALL PHOTOS ARE PROPERTY OF ERINGOSCRATCH. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
When people visit New York City, some of the best pictures they take of the skyline are from the Staten Island Ferry boat as it glides across the harbor. Dramatic views, cinematic lighting and occasional bold displays of nature create some amazing photo opportunities. When you spend five days a week working as a deckhand... Continue Reading →