Friday, March 22, 2013

Very Urban

I really like flowers and the beach and things like that....

so I live in Manhattan where there are yellow cabs

and pink buses (well, this tourist one anyway)

and super large Chevvy's

and so on and so on. I don't own a car.

Sometimes it's fun just to enjoy the overwhelmingness of it all.

the tackiness

and the muddle

not to mention the beer  trucks

and the Chelsea Hotel 

with it's lovely iron balconies.

There are flags on 7th Avenue

and on 8th a building almost like a castle.


Em Parkinson said...

Beautiful Elizabeth - thank you. I love those balconies!

Willow said...

I had to laugh when I read on its side that the Gray Line owns the pink bus.

Liz said...

Love the photos - just reminded me of a wonderful holiday in New York a few years ago! The most amazing place I have ever visited!
Liz @ Shortbread & Ginger

liisamarja said...

sigh... is chelsea hotel ever going to be a hotel again? and you were right, donut plant is over-rated

angryparsnip said...

le sigh.... so beautiful, fun exuberant, colorful fun and with beer how perfect !

cheers, parsnip

The Weaver of Grass said...

A nice tour round Elizabeth. I would imagine that a car in NY is superfluous really - plenty of ways of getting about with a lot less testing of the nerves. Have you any snow?

Leenie said...

Someday I hope to visit your city to experience the overwhelmingness of it all. Plus pink Grayline buses and buildings taller that five stories. Until that someday I appreciate the flavors I get from your posts.

SG said...

I envy you... it is during the advent of spring and fall that I miss New York the most, yearn to be there.

Paz said...

Can't help but love New York! ;-)

EmmaK said...

ooh these pics make me love NY! you are so lucky to live there

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Lovely post, great pics, and made me laugh :)
I love the effects on your photos - is that a special filter or an editing effect? It really adds to the New York feel of your images!

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Lily Hydrangea said...

I love all the beautiful color you captured in these photos Elizabeth.

JoeinVegas said...

It does look nice when you aren't the one driving and you can look. Thanks