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Williamsburg Bridge

From the Queensboro Bridge, Loren’s friend Jack drove us down to the Williamsburg Bridge. The bridge is a suspension bridge across the East River connecting the Lower East Side of Manhattan at Delancey Street with the Williamsburg neighbourhood of Brooklyn at Broadway near the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway (BQE). This 2227m, eight lanes bridge has two train tracks carrying the ”J” train, "M" train, and "Z" lines of the New York City Subway. There is also a path for pedestrians and bicycles.…

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Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge

ferry under the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge at Sutton Place Park

From the George Washington Bridge, we drove over to the other side of Manhattan to the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge. The bridge, also known as the 59th Street Bridge, is located between 59th and 60th Streets in Manhattan. Construction of the bridge was completed in 1909. Designated as a National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark by the American Society of Civil Engineers, the Queensboro Bridge is a double-decker bridge that carries 9 lanes of traffic and is the first entry point…

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George Washington Bridge and The Little Red Lighthouse

This past weekend I attended a New York City Bridges Photography Workshop with Loren Fisher and a group of photographers from New York City, New Jersey and Connecticut. The New Jersey group met at the Bridgewater Train Station. Loren drove to Penn Station where we picked a photographer from Weehawken, then we zipped over to Grand Central Staton to pickup photographers from Greenwich and Manhattan. Our first stop was in Fort Washington Park where our group photographed the George Washington…

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Trio

People, Street, Picnic Tables

Tuesday Photo Challenge – Trio by jansenphoto (Dutch goes the Photo) Three heads are better than one? We've all heard of the rules of thirds but have you heard of the rule of three? The rule of three is a writing principle that suggests that a trio of events or characters is more humorous, satisfying, or effective than other numbers in [the] execution of the story and engaging the reader. The reader or audience of this form of text is also…

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