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NYC Street Series. Paul Goldfinger photo © Blogfinger.net

NYC Street Series. Paul Goldfinger photo © Blogfinger.net

 

WILLIE NELSON  from  his American Classic album

 

 

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Paul Goldfinger ©. Central Park blizzard 1969. Blogfinger.net

 

 

Renée Fleming and Gregory Porter   (Album: Christmas in New York)

 

 

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2nd Avenue at 90th Street. By Paul Goldfinger. May, 2014. ©

Ruppert Park.  2nd Avenue at 90th Street. By Paul Goldfinger. May, 2014. ©  Click image  to enlarge

 

SOPHIE MILMAN

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Central Park near Bethesda Fountain. Paul Goldfinger photo.©

Central Park near The Lake.  Eileen Goldfinger  photo.©  Click to enlarge.

 

BETH ROWLEY   from the film “An Education.”

 

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Dad's day on the Upper East Side. Paul Goldfinger photo. © April 19, 2015.

Sunday:  Dad’s day on the Upper East Side.  Paul Goldfinger photo. © April 19, 2015.  Click to enlarge.

 

BOBBY DARIN:

 

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Central Park in the East 90's. By Paul Goldfinger © Left click to see the curves

Central Park in the East 90’s.  NYC Street Series.   By Paul Goldfinger ©  Blogfinger.net.   Click to enlarge. This image  has no sharp angles. Delightful.

 

 

PINK MARTINI:  “Hang on Little Tomato”

 

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Paul from Blogfinger attends a mad party at 75th Street in Central Park. Photo by Eileen Goldfinger ©

Paul from Blogfinger attends a mad party at 75th Street in Central Park. Photo by Eileen Goldfinger ©  Click to see the cast of characters. * Reposted from 2014.

In 1959, George Delacorte, a philanthropist, donated this bronze statue to Central Park. It is not exactly the tea party scene.  It is called “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.” The sculptor is Spanish born American artist José deCreeft.

Here are a couple of quotes from Lewis Carroll’s great work (1865):

“But I don’t want to go among mad people,” Alice remarked.

“Oh, you can’t help that,” said the Cat: “we’re all mad here. I’m mad. You’re mad.”

“How do you know I’m mad?” said Alice.

“You must be,” said the Cat, “or you wouldn’t have come here.”

AND:

“If you don’t know where you are going, any road can take you there.”

 

Below is a quote from centralpark.com:

—–* “The design for the bronze sculpture was patterned after the original illustrations of John Tenniel that were used in the first published edition of the book. The obvious centerpiece of the work, Alice, who depicts the face of Creeft’s daughter, Donna, is pictured sitting on a giant mushroom reaching toward a pocket watch held by the White Rabbit.

Peering over her shoulder is the Cheshire Cat, surrounded by the Dormouse, Alice’s cat Dinah, and the Mad Hatter — a caricature of George Delacorte. ”  (Central park.com)

 

AMBER EDWARDS:  “Alice Blue Gown” from HBO’s Boardwalk Empire.

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Ninth Avenue. From the NYC Street Series. By Paul Goldfinger. left click for details

Ninth Avenue. From the NYC Street Series. By Paul Goldfinger. Click image  for details

 

 

ALICIA KEYS:  Empire State of Mind

 

 

 

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NYC Upper East Side. By Paul Goldfinger, summer 2014. © NYC Upper East Side. By Paul Goldfinger, summer 2014. © M-9.   New York City Street Series.

 

JOHN COLTRANE:  “Violets For Your Furs.”

 

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Central Park. c. 1995. By Paul Goldfinger ©. NYC Street Series.

Central Park. c. 1995. By Paul Goldfinger ©. NYC Street Series.. Click to enlarge

BECK  “Blue Moon”   Music from the HBO series Girls, Vol. 2

Beck performed this song at the 2015 Grammy Awards and won for Best Rock Song.

Song bird calling across the water,

Inside my silent asylum.”

 

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