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Forum: Photos 09-18-2020, 07:16 PM
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To holmertz: Connections...

Hello Gert,

I know who youíre talking about. I wanted to stay away from that bit of information in my note. Just reading certain names can stress me out these days... :rolleyes:

Have a good...
Forum: Photos 09-18-2020, 04:39 PM
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Posted By worldcitizen
To bona: Hello...

Hello Andre,

I'm doing o.k. Things are stressful, but we are all in the same situation.

When you return to NYC you should visit some sites in Brooklyn, like Coney Island, and the parks that...
Forum: Photos 09-09-2020, 09:48 PM
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Posted By worldcitizen
To PaulVDV: The Lower East Side

Hello Paul,

Yes, we were on that corner when we walked around the Lower East Side. It's right across the street from the Tenement Museum where we said goodbye. :) Now there's a modern building...
Forum: Photos 09-09-2020, 03:19 PM
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Posted By worldcitizen
To Royaldevon: Cropping

Hello Bev,

I was going to post a cropped version with just the little girl and the statue, but I felt that the scene lost something not showing the surroundings. I do have both versions in my...
Forum: Photos 09-01-2020, 11:44 PM
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Posted By worldcitizen
To bona: Empty streets

Hello again, Andre,

There are two reasons why the streets here are so empty. First, there are almost no tourists. It's amazing how crowded with tourists the streets usually are, and without them,...
Forum: Photos 09-01-2020, 11:40 PM
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Posted By worldcitizen
To bona: The other statue

Hello Andre,

The statue of Atlas is on Fifth Avenue, across the street from St. Patrick's Cathedral. Technically it is on Rockefeller Center property, but it is a block away from the ice skating...
Forum: Photos 09-01-2020, 11:38 PM
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Posted By worldcitizen
To bona: New building

Hello Andre,

Thanks for all your recent critiques. I have seen your latest photos from NYC, and still need to write some critiques for them. :) This building wasn't completed until 2014, so that's...
Forum: Photos 08-31-2020, 11:45 PM
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Posted By worldcitizen
To kasianowak: Thank you!

Hello Kasia,

Thanks for your critique, and for adding this photo as a favorite. :)

Take care!
Brenda
Forum: Photos 08-31-2020, 11:25 PM
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Posted By worldcitizen
To holmertz: Pippi Longstocking

Hello Gert,

Thanks for your critique. I do remember reading about Pippi Longstocking as a child, but I don't know if American children now would know who she is. That book always stayed in my mind...
Forum: Photos 08-26-2020, 03:17 PM
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Posted By worldcitizen
To GyurMaster: Federal Hall

Hello Gy,

It seems that the building started to decay after not being used for a while. It wasn't a dramatic take-down by the British. :p

Have a good day!
Brenda
Forum: Photos 07-21-2020, 04:10 PM
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Posted By worldcitizen
Hello :-)

Hi Andre,

Your boys are very cute. Thanks for sharing the photo. :) Here in NYC we are partially open and the infection rate is low. Thankfully the governor is taking it very slowly. I hope things...
Forum: Photos 07-20-2020, 04:51 PM
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Posted By worldcitizen
To holmertz: Statues and masks

Hello Gert,

The mask on Prometheus, and the ones on the statues shown in my previous photos, were all put on officially by the city. There isnít any rogue citizen running around NYC with giant...
Forum: Photos 07-19-2020, 11:22 PM
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Posted By worldcitizen
To PaulVDV: The library now...

Hello Paul,

The library has been closed since March. It is reopening this week, but only to pick-up books. I don't know when the interior will be fully open again. Most indoor sites (museums,...
Forum: Photos 07-12-2020, 06:56 PM
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Posted By worldcitizen
To PaulVDV: The subway

Hello Paul,

Thanks for your thoughtful critiques. Both times I went into Manhattan since COVID it was on a Sunday, so the subways were not too crowded. I know there are a lot more people on the...
Forum: Photos 07-11-2020, 08:55 PM
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Views: 64
Posted By worldcitizen
To alvaraalto: Renovations

Hello Rob,

The renovations in this particular building started, but I don't know if they have finished yet. I know different parts of the library have been closed for long stretches of time during...
Forum: Photos 07-11-2020, 08:28 PM
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Posted By worldcitizen
To holmertz: Thanks!

Hello Gert,

Thanks so much for your kind critique. :) I think I got lucky with the lady in the photo. She walked by at the right time.

Take care!
Brenda
Forum: Photos 07-10-2020, 03:51 PM
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Views: 61
Posted By worldcitizen
To Royaldevon: Venturing out

Hello Bev,

Thanks for your thoughtful message. My apprehension about going into the city mostly has to do with transportation. I don't own a car, and I use the subways and buses to get around. My...
Forum: Photos 07-09-2020, 09:50 PM
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Views: 55
Posted By worldcitizen
To PiotrF: Charging bull

Hello Piotr,

A few weeks ago the Charging Bull had a mask. I don't know if he is still wearing one now. :)

Take care!
Brenda
Forum: Forum Feedback and Support 07-09-2020, 05:23 PM
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Posted By worldcitizen
I'm in the US, and using Firefox. I am still...

I'm in the US, and using Firefox. I am still getting the five second delay with the Cloudflare message. I have also randomly been asked to prove that I'm human. It seems like the issue hasn't been...
Forum: Photos 07-07-2020, 03:22 PM
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Views: 51
Posted By worldcitizen
To holmertz: The lions

Hello Gert,

Your comment about the lions made me laugh. Initially they both had masks, but I don't know what happened to the lion on the left. :)

Take care!
Brenda
Forum: Photos 07-07-2020, 03:18 PM
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Views: 47
Posted By worldcitizen
To ifege: Library

Hello Ian,

No, the library is not open yet. If you ever return to NYC you should definitely check it out. The interior is also very impressive, with lots of beautiful art.

Take care,
Brenda
Forum: Photos 07-06-2020, 09:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 43
Posted By worldcitizen
Hello...

Hi Andre,

That's good about the negative test. I hope you and your family stay healthy.

Take care!
Brenda
Forum: Photos 07-06-2020, 08:17 PM
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Views: 41
Posted By worldcitizen
To jean113: The lion

Hello Jean,

Thanks for dropping by. :) There is still much less traffic in the city center these days. We still haven't completely reopened yet. About the lion, no your eyes are not playing tricks...
Forum: Photos 07-02-2020, 03:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 37
Posted By worldcitizen
Hello...

Hello Andre,

I really hope Carolina will be o.k. I will check with you in a few days.... About the ferry, yes, it's free. If you return to NYC you can ride it and enjoy the view. :)

Take care,...
Forum: Photos 06-21-2020, 09:59 PM
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Views: 88
Posted By worldcitizen
To ChrisJ: Red and blue...

Hello Chris,

Things have gotten even uglier in this country since the corona virus appeared. Even a major pandemic has become politicized and it's very sad and frustrating. Wearing a mask, or not...
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