Category Archives: New York

Dueling Tour Buses in Times Square.


     Just goes to show you the International nature of modern news, I first saw the story on BBC.  Mom, Elaine and I were entering the subway at Rockefeller Center, a block away from two tour buses sideswiping each … Continue reading

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Why Women in New York Look at Their Feet.


I thought they were admiring their expensive shoes and if they had sandals, nail polish.  Then I thought they were making sure they didn’t step in dog poop.  Then I figured it out slowly. New York women are evolving into … Continue reading

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The New York City Subway, Another Layer of Hell?


        It’s August when I’m writing this.  Just going into a subway station is enough to make you sweat.  Stale would consider the air in the New York Subway offensive.  My father, Marvin Charton, used to refer … Continue reading

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August 3rd, 2014. The Brooklyn Waterfront.


So near and yet so far.  Growing up in Brooklyn Heights, you grow up in a cliff above part of the Brooklyn Waterfront. I remember when there ware working piers.  I remember the New York Times listed ship sailings.  We … Continue reading

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Back to New York, August 2nd, 2014


We took the bus from Newark Airport to the Port Authority Bus Terminal.  When you live in Tucson, you forget how crazy the traffic is and coming out of the Lincoln Tunnel, how many lights, it took the bus driver, … Continue reading

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Why I am a New York Mets Fan.


The simple reason would be, that is the team I was raised with.   My parents were Brooklyn Dodger fans and the Mets were the National League replacement.  Bah humbug, American League, upstarts!  (I have to laugh, the lines between … Continue reading

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New York Pizza in Tucson


There is a New York Pizza across the street from my home.  Inexpensive and the best pizza I have had here.  Two slices will fill you and I can get my anchovies on them.  (I already hear many crying ewwww).  … Continue reading

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