Monthly Archives: August 2016

  • WAKEFIELD, Bronx

    July 27, 2003
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    There’s a little corner of the Emerald Island in the far flung northern reaches of the Bronx, past the rolling hills of Woodlawn Cemetery, the duffers in Mosholu and Van Cortlandt Golf Courses and the roaring traffic of the Deegan. It’s in the triangle known as Woodlawn Heights, just south of Yonkers.   Woodlawn Heights’ […]

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  • WORLD’S FAIR REMNANTS

    July 13, 2003

    What a beautiful world it will be What a glorious time to be free When Donald Fagen of Steely Dan had a hit with “I.G.Y.” (referencing the 1957-58 International Geophysical Year) in 1982, he wasn’t talking about the New York 1964-1965 World’s Fair in Flushing Meadows Corona Park in Queens, but with its elegiac references to now-forgotten or […]

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