May 29 2016


395 Main St.
Port Washington, NY 11050

It’s next to the town dock. We go there often and the last time there, we closed out the bar. It’s been a while. The reviews for this Port Washington establishment is mixed. I like it for the view, and decent service and dependable food. Nothing is really fancy here. They sell Napa Frogs Leap 2014 Chardonnay under $50.


We started with their cold (small) and hot samplers, working to the main course. All are good. It’s the first time I went there so early, to see an empty hall.

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When they started in 1905, boats were the only mean to get there because they were on a floating barge anchored out in the bay. Thanks lord they’re more accommodating nowadays so we the 99% get to go.  Yelp

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May 28 2016

Auguste Rodin in New York

The Met in New York holds numerous sculptures. Stanford, reportedly has the largest collection after his museum in Paris.

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May 28 2016

Temple of Dendur

One of my fave at the Met.


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May 28 2016

The Met 大都会博物馆

1000 5th Avenue
New York, NY 10028

The Metropolitan Museum in New York is a giant museum that one could linger for a few days. It holds functions at Temple of Dendur from time to time. A little arch at the back, from Central Park. The Met also has a large Rodin collection.

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Claude Lorrain (Gellée) Pastoral Landscape: The Roman Campagna ca. 1639.


Their roomful Claude Monet

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Members-Only Dining and Lounges

  1. Members Dining Room – Fourth floor via the elevator in the European Sculpture and Decorative Arts galleries
  2. The Balcony Lounge – Second floor, adjacent to the Great Hall Balcony
  3. Patrons Lounge – Fourth floor, Henry R. Kravis Wing
  4. Members Rooftop Bar (summer Fir & Sat 5-8pm) – Fifth floor via the elevator in the European Sculpture and Decorative Arts galleries

May 28 2016

Cloisters in May

Got a game before heading to the city, first Cloister. The traffic is pretty good, consider this is the long weekend.

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May 28 2016

The same view on different day

This spot – all begins on a game day and I played badly. Which one looks the best? The same view on a different blue sky day









May 27 2016

Whitney Museum

It’s moved from inland @ 945 Madison Avenue at East 75th Street (From 1966 to 2014) to present 99 Gansevoort Street, Lower Manhattan, on the Hudson River, right off at the lower end of High Line park. This art museum was founded in 1931 by Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney (1875–1942).

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The museum focuses American art, on 20th-century and on. The pink tub is by Leidy Churchman Tallest Residential Tower in the Western Hemisphere (2015) oil on linen. The collage is by Jasper Johns, Racing Thoughts (1983)

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Is he making an art or writing a book? Richard Nixon looks pretty. Robert Mapplethorpe Self Portrait (1980) Gelatin silver print. Sitting Pretty: by Duane Hanson Woman with Dog (1977)

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What’s an art or arts? These two are by Blythe Bohnen studies in motion. Ok. Whatever.

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May 27 2016

Frank Gehry’s IAC Building

IAC Building (2007) in Chelsea, New York. He also did some jewelry design for Tiffany, Maria Sharapova sported for a while at one of the US Opens.


From High Ling park


Other buildings in the city.

May 27 2016

Sunset at Chelsea Piers

One of many piers in the city @ 20th Street

We got off the High Line in search of food.

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May 27 2016

High Line Park

The park has extended to 34th Street, across street from the Jacob Javits .


Construction is everywhere, at the high end of the park,

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It’s a pretty hot day.

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Frank Gehry’s IAC building. Greens, helps to cool down on a hot summer afternoon.

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On the way back we got off at Chelsea Piers. The yellow robed monk, finally found his prey. (P.S. I see this sign a few month later… ) … ps: more signs I spotted in 2017

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At the low end of the park, is the Whitney Museum.