Saturday, October 12, 2019

Moore Street, Dublin, Childhood Memories

One of the first memories I have of Moore Street was the slap on the back of my head I received from my father. I thought imitating one of the women selling fruit was hilarious, my father wasn’t of the same opinion. Moore Street was such a part of Dublin life. “Ye want bangers youngfella ?” when selling illegal fireworks. I read recently that the last of the dealers are moving out. It’s a little sad. I stumbled upon this post on Facebook. I wonderful collection of images from not so long ago but a completely different time.

I posted these at midnight in a group called "Dublin Down Memory Lane" and in 40 minutes there were 350 likes! And the...

Posted by Michael Foley on Monday, October 7, 2019

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Spooky Pumpkin Garden at NYBG

Every year on the run up to Halloween the Everett Children’s Garden get a makeover. Not too spooky for little ones but a fun thing nonetheless. 
There is also a nice collection of giant pumpkins and gourds.

Monday, October 7, 2019

Brews, Blues and Botany at NYBG

The Botanical Gardens in The Bronx has several very enjoyable events during the year. My favorite is The Holiday Train Show but a very close second is Brews, Blues and Botany. With tastings of some great beers and some really good music in the beautiful surroundings of NYBG in The Bronx.

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Monorail At The Bronx Zoo

The Bronx Zoo is pretty close to my apartment, I’m a member and I’m a frequent visitor. All of this makes it surprising that this past weekend was my first time riding their monorail. 
I nice little ride around Asia with some nice views and animal sightings.