During the Thanksgiving break this year, I took some time to visit the Lynn Woods in Lynn Massachusetts, a beautiful nature reservation encompassing lakes, swamps, rock formations, a small mountain, endless woodland…
…and, according to legend, a pirate treasure that has been buried for centuries.
Growing up near Lynn, I’d always heard the . . .
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Update 9/11/2013 – Been meaning to update for a while. 5 Beekman is NO LONGER AVAILABLE FOR FILMING, EVENTS, OR ANY OTHER RENTAL PURPOSE due to ongoing construction.
5 Beekman Street has a secret.
You’ve probably passed it a million times in your travels through downtown Manhattan.
. . .
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The Brooklyn Queens Expressway, or BQE, is one of New York’s more miserable driving experiences. For some reason, the BQE is endlessly under construction (yet never seems to get any better), is barely wide enough to support its six lanes, and at any time of day, there’s a solid chance you’ll hit bumper to bumper traffic…
. . .
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Now, as for the official Scouting NY book…
Over the past two years, I’ve received countless emails from readers pushing me to do it. I’d certainly love to – but like the film industry, the world of publishing seemed like a well-guarded fortress, and I had no idea how to break in.
Then, last summer, inquiries . . .
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Some time ago, I received an email from a producer with the sort of network you’d expect a Scouting NY TV show to be associated with. He said he loved the site, and asked if I’d like to meet for lunch to explore the possibility of a Scouting NY show.
A fabled lunch meeting! A Scouting NY TV show! I eagerly agreed, ironed my . . .
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You know, all this time, I secretly believed the Coney Island Bank building would somehow be saved.
Sure, it’d take a miracle, but when I saw this conceptual idea of one way it could be restored, I thought: maybe it’ll all work out in the end.
. . .
→ Read More: The Coney Island Bank Building Is Gone Forever – R.I.P.