BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Happy B-Day GWB, you are looking pretty good for 81. Even though you need a little upkeep (and who doesn’t at your age), you are still the world’s only 14-lane suspension bridge and an estimated 300,000 vehicles traverse your spans on a daily basis. Not bad for an octogenarian. Might I [...]
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BY Led Black (@Led_Black) What made you want to live in this area? When I first moved to NYC I lived in Astoria, Queens. Then a few friends told me about the “Heights,” so I visited once, then twice and then I stayed! That was 8 years ago! What draws you to shooting in the [...]
by M.Tony Peralta One of my favorite views Uptown is the view of the GWB while walking down 181st towards Cabrini. The view of the bridge in between the buildings is amazing. It looks like the bridge is trying to hide and the closer you get to the water you get the full reveal. Last [...]
BY DeJesus Our friendly neighborhood web-crawler has been seen on occasion, swinging uptown. Coincidence? Probably not! See, the GW Bridge was the backdrop to a young Jewish kid that resided on Ft. Washington Ave., Washington Heights in the earlier part of the 20th Century. This kid, born Stanley Marting Leiber mutated into the “Master of [...]
BY Led Black (@Led_Black) I’m going to keep it real eco-friendly this morning and reveal one of my power spots in Inwood Hill Park. For the last 10 years, I have been coming to this serene place that I call The Rock, to reflect, refuel and recharge. The tranquility and piece of mind that can [...]
By Led Black For real – I am so Washington Heights that the actual block that you see in the poster for In the Heights is a picture of my block. You feel me? That’s right people, what you see right there is the corner of 192nd and Wadsworth Avenue. To the left, just slightly [...]