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East River and Harlem Meer events
I looked out of my kitchen window to see the East River crowded with coloured dots–on closer inspection, they evolved into canoes! That part of the East River can be treacherous for flimsy craft such as these so, I suppose, they were racing to get through to the Hudson River before the tide turned. I have no idea what the race was about?
While we were half-listening to the Sunday jazz concert at Harlem Meer last week, I noticed this young lad proudly showing off his fancy cycle to an admiring group: