Posts Tagged ‘grand army plaza’

This picture of the Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Arch wasn’t taken yesterday evening, because it was rainy and the skies weren’t pink. Sailors, stay home today and mend your sails. Soldiers, there’s no rhyme to guide your day depending on the color of the sky. Sorry.

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At the weekend farmers market, while some vegetables were selling out, okra was piled high. It’s green and beautiful, but it’s still okra. This is enough to feel all of Brooklyn for the week.

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fireworks and trees

Last night, our group arrived at Prospect Park just as the fireworks were about to begin, at the stroke of midnight, so we ran into the closest entrance. Instead of being at the ideal viewing location, near Grand Army Plaza, we found ourselves on a hill near Third Street. Trees obstructed the view and gloved fingers prevented better photographs. The fireworks were nice, but the cold made a 15-minute display feel as long as the Macy’s 4th of July show.


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