Winter in New York City
By Lou V
The papers say we are heading into a Depression, as bad as
1929. Companies are laying off thousands. Everyone's worrying about their
job for next year, if they aren't laid off already. NY State Governor
Patterson is hiking taxes. All three US automakers are near bankruptcy.
The backdrop to winter in NYC, 2008-2009.
Merry Christmas Wall Street, early December
On Friday, December 19, a 4-inch snow hit
The end of the line for NYC transit in
Tottenville, Staten Island, December 20, 2008 -- snow and then sleet with
temps in the low 20's turned everything to hard ice.
Staten Island was a winter wonderland, as
snow fell gently on Saturday night, December 20, 2008 -- turning Christmas
lights into a wonderful backdrop against the snow.
Great Kills, Staten Island, December 20,
2008. All that snow is rock hard from the temps.
The photographer's house.
Houses took on the look of an inviting
respite from the storm.
Merry Christmas Staten Island.
NYC police car on Broadway
in lower Manhattan in late December, 2008. Temps in low to mid 20's.
Trinity Church and NYC Taxi
in Lower Manhattan on Church Street, late December, 2008.
Early December, 2008 --
Hudson River from a NYC office viewpoint.
Cafe Reggio in the Village in NYC offers
one of the best ambiance's and cappuccino's in NYC.
All pictures on this page taken with a Casio
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