19.5 miles of the Great Saunter


as I’ve touched on before, the Great Saunter was the idea behind the #GreatManhattanLoop when I first started walking Manhattan. Due to a combination of not being in town on that Saturday and knowing I wasn’t up to that distance, I walked the Loop in segments before finally finishing in May 2013. [fsg_gallery id=”13″] In […]

Manhattan: You’re Taller Than You Look


Taller? Longer? Whichever… it’s deceptive!  [fsg_gallery id=”5″] Ever since I came home from the walk to the GWB/Light House last summer, I regretted not knowing how close I was to the Cloisters and pressing on. On Friday, I had time to kill before meeting friends and it was a gorgeous day so I decided what […]

#GreatManhattanLoop: Upper West Side


Sometime during yesterday’s walk when I was uploading photos to Instagram, #greatmanhattanloop hit me. It’s perfect for this little endeavor of mine, which reached 2012: Stage 3 yesterday. I know I’m still due to write on Part 2, but the week got away from me. Oops [fsg_gallery id=”7″] and the rest of the photos.The plan […]

Hello, Sailors… and lots of miles 1/2


it all started with the sun finally coming out after a long week of rain, rain, rain and more rain. Combine that with a half day, Fleet Week and my love of the waterfront and New York history….  [fsg_gallery id=”6″] Since I read, or half read (yes, shamefully haven’t finished it) Phillip Lopate’s Waterfront, I’ve […]