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PS125

PS125

Construction work at the side entrance of former Public School #125, now housing a prep school. In the very early morning children are welcomed with loud and feasty R’n’B music blasting at the entrance, what better to start your day in school.

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Watertower with Polish Flag

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This watertower proudly displays the Polish flag. It is located bwteen Franklin and West Street, and Milton and Noble Street, in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. This area is inhabited by predominantly Poles and you have more chance to be understood if you speak Polish here than English.

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Chapel of Saint Calogero, Hermit of Sciacca, in Chinatown

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Chinatown borders Little Italy. This window chapel though is still very much in China Town on Elizabeth Street 120. The window reads in golden letters:
San Calogero Maria SS. del-Soccdrso
Ermita di Sciatta Patrona LD Avvocata
della Scia di Sciacca

A window chapel devoted to the patron saint of Sciatta, the hermit Calogero who lived on a a mountain in Sciatta, Sicily in the 5th century CE.

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Bear Mountain State Park

Bear Mountain State Park attracts more yearly visitors than Yellowstone National Park, and especially in autumn when the foliage is in the full blossom of fall, it’s worth hiking up the trail from the Hessian Lake to the peak of Bear Mountain, offering a spectacular view of the surrounding area with Fort Montgomery and the Hudson river stretching below.

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Bear Mountain gallery

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