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A "HOLE" LOTTA FUN: Outstanding in the Rain by Frank Viva

Outstanding in the Rain by Frank Viva
Tundra Books, April 2015.

Outstanding in the Rain, by Toronto-based author and graphic designer Frank Viva, takes readers on a fun-filled ride. 210 more words


 Thompson & Dundy's Luna Park: 3D Printed- new images

I’m out in Coney Island this week working in a shipping crate to bring my scanning rig to Bay Area Makerfaire but I had a few moments to snap some photos of my Luna Park installation. 54 more words

3D Printing

Coney Island Spring


I made my first trip of the year out to Coney Island this past weekend.

I meant to write about it sooner, but certain distractions intervened, including what’s turning out to be a poorly-received movie review. 1,040 more words

My Life

Poem-a-Rama: Go Up, It's Poetry on the Whirling Wonder Wheel

“Go up, it’s Great!” is the joyful slogan of the Wonder Wheel painted on its vintage ticket booths. On the evening of May 8th, you could say “Go up, it’s Poetry!” Deno’s Wonder Wheel will be open special hours – 7pm-10pm – for… 390 more words

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Coney Island 2015: New York Air Show Set For August 29-30

City officials have just signed off on an air show that will bring teams of flyers and parachutists to Coney Island this summer, according to a… 643 more words

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Ride video of the week: Polar Express

Located on West 12 street between the Bowery and the Boardwalk, it is part of a group of rides that is still independently owned.  Its sisters rides are the Saturn 6, Bumper Cars, and Ghost hole.   26 more words

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How to Do Spring in New York

Even though the first day of spring was officially several weeks ago, we are only now beginning to get real spring-like weather in New York. That’s fine by me. 496 more words

Notes From A Polite New Yorker