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Seth Fera-Schanes

Publisher, Full Access NYC

A Fall Day in Central Park

New York is steadily transitioning into winter.  Most of the leaves are off the trees, eggnog lattes are in abundance and pea-coats are out in full force. I am ready for winter but right around this time every year I feel a a tinge of longing for the last few days of […]

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It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

In the title I am talking about fall in NYC and not the holiday season Andy Williams crooned on his 1963 album.

Autumn in New York is my favorite time of the year. Gone are the days of oppressive heat and sweat soaked subway walls. The international tourist set have retreated to build back their bank accounts so they can come again next summer. There is a lull before the Christmas tourist crew finds their way into the city to clog the streets as they ogle all the pretty lights and trees. Clearly this writer has some seasonal issues he needs to work through.

Hey New York – Say Cheese!

Photographing the city is a favorite hobby of many New York City residents.  Lazy Saturdays and Sundays are perfect for putting your walking shoes on, packing your camera and taking a photo tour around the city.  With smart phones and instagram you don’t even need to carry a DSLR around and can get instant feedback on your pics as you post to social networks (#nofilter, #realtime, #pleasepleaselikeme and all that.)

Do Peacocks Live in New York?

No, not at NBC Studios in midtown but rather Manhattan’s Morningside Heights at the Cathedral of Saint John The Divine.  The Cathedral, located on 113th and Amsterdam is one of my favorite places in the city.  Not only is the interior so vast one thinks he is in a cavern but there is also the most interesting (i.e not sure what it is) statue adjacent to the building and of course the peacock.  Actually make that two peacocks; one shimmering blue and green and one decked out all in white.

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