Category Archives: Quarantine moments

People chatting at New York City Seaport

New York City Seaport is another historic location and formerly home to NYC’s fish market before it was moved to the Bronx. Hurricane Sandy changed the mood in at NYC’s Seaport historic buildings specially to the ones closer to the East River. A new fancy Mall has been constructed instead of the old cool looking traditional Mall with its amazing food court located on the top floor. You could find a wide variety of food for really affordable prices. Now, there’s a fancy rooftop bar/restaurant. During my walk and while have amazing coffee brewed at home. I noticed another restaurant/bar…

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Coney Island Parachute Tower
Red Hook Brooklyn Viewer by the East River

Red Hook Brooklyn was founded in 1836 by Dutch colonists. This is why we can notice so many Holland style warehouse buildings all around Red Hook Brooklyn. I went to a bike ride and sat by the river while having my favorite Latin America coffee. I still drink hot black coffee during any hot summer day in NYC. By the 1920s, they made Red Hook the busiest freight port in the world, but this ended in the 1960s with the creation of shipping containers. Then by the 1930s Red Hook became one of the poorest neighborhoods in New York and…

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New Yorkers storefront art Soho

Many New Yorkers remember New York City by the glitz and glam of the streets of Lower Manhattan,along which fashion conglomerates and cozy boutiques stand. Mannequins pose in thewindows, beckoning tourists to collect the newest, trendiest items from the laps of luxury. In the wake of the COVID-19 crisis and the protests in support of Black Lives Matter, retailersbegan to board up their storefronts. Though the fashion industry has gone into quarantine withthe rest of the world, its barren shutters have become a playground for artists who have laidthe true heart of the city bare on their wooden canvases. The…

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Man wearing face masks reading at bench

Face masks in New York City have become a fashion during quarantine times. Most people use face masks when going to the market or at crowded places.

Social distancing woman sitting alone at park

Is social distancing affecting you negatively or is it helping you to innovate and become a better you? Social distancing in NYC was a very though challenge. I was coding with coffee at home when I decided to go out and take some pictures by the park during the peak of the COVID pandemic in New York City. Social distancing in NYC was becoming a new normal for all New Yorkers. At the end, I noticed that we were already socially distancing from other before the pandemic. The use of mobile devices are transforming people into zombies.

NYC Moments Material world

At quarantine times when things look a little different in a city that never sleeps. These NYC Moments are historic and I share them without the intent to cause panic. My intention is for you to get to know New York City more and to inspire you to visit NYC someday in the near future.

The best way to get to know NYC is to walk around maybe holding a ‘to-go’ cup of coffee in your hand.

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NYC Ride Your Bike

No matter the time of day, New York City is always bustling with activity….under normal circumstances. As you can see in these photos, the streets of Manhattan are eerily empty. Coronavirus has rendered New York City a ghost town as it becomes the new epicenter of the pandemic. The city that never sleeps is going into a much-needed hibernation. Though these images may not show party-goers dressed to the nines and crowding the local watering holes, they can hopefully be a way to jog the memories of those of us who are sitting inside, waiting for the day when it…

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