Author Archives: deborahshapiro

Fire on West 101st Street

A two-alarm fire broke out on the top of a building on West 101st Street today because ┬ápeople illegally grilled hamburgers on the roof. Gray smoke billowed through the air and spread for blocks around. FDNY controlled the fire quickly … Continue reading

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Riverside Drive, April 2, 2020

 

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Spring Comes to Riverside Drive

Spring comes to New York, even when New Yorkers are indoors and afraid. We will be free again some day.  

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Restaurant on East Houston Street, around 1990

 

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Mural on the Lower East Side, 1992

Location unknown, but facing north toward the Chrysler Building and possibly Cooper Union. Artist unknown.

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Moondance Diner

From the archive: the Moondance Diner on Sixth Avenue in Soho with an amazing mural in the background.

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New York Lunar New Year Parade 2020

                         

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