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The Hermione

The Hermione was the ship that Marquis de Lafayette came to America on to help the American colonies during the American Revolution.  It also participated in naval battles during the American Revolution including the Battle of Yorktown in 1781 which … Continue reading

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Christmas / Noël 2014 in New York City

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Yesterday I went to New York City to see the Christmas decorations.  I got there at 11:30 a.m.  It was very crowded.  I didn’t take any pictures of the store windows because of the big crowds.  Here are some of … Continue reading

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The High Line in New York City

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The High Line was extended from 30th Street to 34th Street.  The new extension was opened to the public on September 21, 2014.  The first time I went there was in July 2011.  To read my post about it click here. The … Continue reading

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South Street and the Brooklyn Bridge

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I went bicycle riding in Manhattan.  I rented a bicycle from Pedal Pushers Bicycle Shop on 2nd Avenue at 69th Street, rode west through Central Park, exited at 72nd Street, went to Hudson River Park, headed downtown to South Street, … Continue reading

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The Tobay Bicycle Path

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This 3.5 mile path opened in May 2014.  It goes along Ocean Parkway from Jones Beach to Tobay Beach. Cette piste cyclable de 5.6 kilomètres est ouvert en mai 2014.  Elle longe lelong l’Ocean Parkway de Jones Beach à Tobay … Continue reading

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What’s New at Jones Beach Central Mall in 2014

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The Central Mall has some improvements.  Where the restaurant used to be there are now two big tents.  The one on the left has tables and chairs where people can eat in the shade.  The one on the right serves … Continue reading

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Midtown Manhattan

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Yesterday I was in midtown Manhattan.  The weather was very cloudy with occasional drizzle and it was 60°F so it wasn’t crowded. Hier j’étais à midtown Manhattan.  Il faisait 15°C et très nuageux et il pleuvait légèrement de temps en temps … Continue reading

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