The Last Fishing Trip

“The charm of fishing is that it is the pursuit of what is elusive but attainable, a perpetual series of occasions of hope.”    John Buchan Fishing is an imperfect art form. Tides can be predicted years in advance, but they are not perfect.  Just as often, the weather is imperfect at sea and you learn... Continue Reading →

Brooklyn Bridge Park- Up From Waterfront’s Ashes

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 →

A Most Bizarre Lunch at Felix

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 →

New York City Through Native Eyes

"...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 →

Sunrise, Sunset

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.    

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