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56 Marion Avenue

October 17th, 2014



Built in 1905

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As seen from Nixon Avenue

October 17th, 2014



The Verrazano-Narrows Bridge

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Up and up

October 17th, 2014


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Sidewalk sorghum

October 17th, 2014



2014: a bad year for figs, but a good one, at least in my world, for sorghum.

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“Christ is the Answer”

October 17th, 2014


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A mighty slope

October 17th, 2014


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This house was built in 1880-82 for Mr. Schoverling ("one of the world's foremost importers and distributors of firearms") and his almost identically named wife.

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Eight

October 17th, 2014


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Short ‘n’ spunky

October 17th, 2014



Check out this little ball of pep on a dreary January day.

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PUG TAXI

October 17th, 2014


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UBCMC

October 17th, 2014



United Brotherhood of Carpenters Motorcycle Club

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Today’s route — 18.7 miles

October 17th, 2014

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A homemade shrine

October 15th, 2014



featuring Our Lady of Guadalupe, Mexico's most popular religious icon. The guy who built it told me he started working on it nine years ago but that it was much smaller at first (as you can see in this 2007 Street View image). He also invited me to his annual party here in December. He said there would be a mariachi band and that everyone would be welcome, Mexican or not.

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The grotto at St. Adalbert’s

October 15th, 2014



Dedicated in 1938. Father Eugene Carrella, the pastor of this church until recently, has an impressive collection of 300 to 400 religious statues and relics.

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Coupla violations

October 15th, 2014



Many of them are faded and hard to read, but the legible ones all appear to be $250 tickets for litter on the sidewalk — "a large accumulation of scattered bottle(s), cigarette pack, cup(s), napkins, paper bags(s), piece(s) of paper, wrappers", for example.