December 10, 2015 on another picture perfect day in the city.
About Dumbo ... It was originally a ferry landing and industrial area. The entire area was bought by developer David Walentas and his company Two Trees Management in the late 20th century and remade into an upscale residential and commercial community first becoming a haven for artist galleries and presently a center for technology startups. The large community of tech startups earned Dumbo the moniker as "the center of the Brooklyn Tech Triangle". In that time, Dumbo has become Brooklyn's most expensive neighborhood, as well as New York City's fourth richest community overall, due in part to the large concentration of technology startups, its close proximity to Manhattan and the prevalence of converted industrial buildings into spacious luxury residential lofts. Read more ...
I remember when my adventures all had a spiritual component to find answers.
Today spirituality for us is all about having fun in this crazy world.
My parking mojo was in place as we got one of six spots on Water Street and Old Fulton Street.
That's Ron putting money in the Muni Meter.
Ellie standing under the Brooklyn Bridge with the Manhattan Bridge in the background
Ron standing on cobblestone streets that can be found in the area
The Famous River Cafe
It felt like autumn in December.
The circular objects on the cables were installed to prevent people from climbing to the top.
In the Background - One World Trade Center - The Brooklyn Bridge - The River Cafe
The East River - Looking out at the Statue of Liberty
The Watchtower is being transformed from the former home of the Jehovah's
Witnesses into a sleek office and retail complex for tech-savvy innovators.
I placed the salt and pepper shakers in this picture because
they are the same style as those used when I was growing up.
We sat outside
It got chilly so we went inside the beautiful restaurant making our annual toast to the New Year.
Here's to you and all that you wish for in 2016 !
The end of a perfect day - Watching the sun set under our third bridge - the Verrazano Bridge ...
then lighting a candle in the lobby of my building on the fifth night of Chanukah.
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