Monthly Archives: November 2011

Burger-Matthews House, Kingston

It’s not too often we get to report good news, but here’s a developing story out of Kingston, New York. The City of Kingston Planning Board granted Transart Services permission to operate an African-American cultural museum at the c. 1873 … Continue reading

Posted in Demolition Alert, Historic Preservation, Ulster County | 2 Comments

Memorial Field, Mount Vernon / Cross-Processing

Although photo labs have almost entirely stopped producing color slides in-store, you can still get E-6 film processed at local labs. By “cross-processing” the film, the lab will run it through the same chemicals used for developing color negative (C-41) … Continue reading

Posted in Demolition Alert, New York City, Photography, Westchester County | 2 Comments

Dover Stone Church

It’s not a church, but it is made of stone, and it is located in Dover, NY. It could be a church, if your religion is nature. It is a pretty cool geologic formation, and I suspect it isn’t as … Continue reading

Posted in Dutchess County, Nature Sites | 5 Comments

Home For Sale

This could be the home of your dreams. Features mature landscaping; Lovely historic windows; A piano for the budding musician in your family; This is just one of two TVs in the living room – never argue again about what … Continue reading

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They took away our Kodachrome, but they gave us back our Polaroid. Er, Fujiroid? My latest camera is the Fuji Instax 210 Instant Film Camera. I seem to be a few years in most cases and a few decades in … Continue reading

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Tioronda demolitions, Beacon, NY

For the last couple of months, demolition has been occurring at the Tioronda Hat Works on the Fishkill Creek in Beacon. The c. 1879 mill became a warehouse in 1949 and was purchased by real estate developer William Ehrlich and … Continue reading

Posted in Demolition Alert, Dutchess County | 29 Comments