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The riverbanks tendril has shriveled a bit, but riverbanks in the boro fascinate in what’s there besides the few waterfront essential businesses, parks, and luxury residences.  People who understand these walls’ orientation as “front” decorate with care, as here on Newtown Creek, once America’s busiest waterway and now an unintended science experiment.

Exotic foliage lasts all year at Water Taxi Beach in Long Island City.

Exotic bestiary supporting the bowsprit of Half Moon blend into the temporary coloration on the Palisades,

What would aliens make of some of this like Deitch projects or

disassembled machines transformed into temporary sculpture on this Queens riverbank to be deposited later

on this Jersey City bank as modified art before being transported to the melting vats of China.  By the way, on left side of the foto is the Newark Bay Bridge.

This is the best time of year to get out with any available conveyance for a perception reset.

All photos, WVD.

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October 2008