Salamanca, New York – June 23, 1972 – While not as devastating a flood as others, the June 1972 flood of the Allegheny River caused millions in damage and destroyed or damaged 100 homes in Salamanca, New York. Hurricane Agnes started as a Tropical Storm off the Yucatan Peninsula. Five days later it became aContinue reading “The Historic Flood of June 23, 1972 – Salamanca, New York”
The Many Splendored ResortGurney’s InnMontauk, Long Island, New YorkOceanfront resort complex and conference center. New international beauty an health spa to open late 1978. A responsive on-premise ownership management.AAA and Mobil Travel Guide Rating “Excellent”“1000 ft. off the World’s Finest Oceanfront Beach”Open All YearJoyce & Nick Monte, Keepers of the Inn.Be a Beautiful People
Taken from The Sun newspaper on August 6, 1906: Middletown, N.Y, Aug, 5 – Fire this morning practically destroyed the residence of Lehman Stern, on Highland Avenue, the wealthiest section of the city. Adjoining were the houses of Edson G. Lavidge and Mrs. James Morton, formerly of New York. Each of these residences is valuedContinue reading “Fire at Stern’s Residence – August 5, 1906”
The Peppermint Lounge was located at 128 West 45th Street in New York. Although it was only opened for seven years (1958-1965), the Peppermint Lounge birthed the Twist, the massive dance craze of the early 60s, and several radio hits. The following paragraph comes from the wonderful Gender Variance Who’s Who (https://zagria.blogspot.com/2019/11/#.YP7xukxOlaQ) and does aContinue reading “Peppermint Lounge – New York, New York”
Mirrored Balls From $31.50 to $375.00 Ceiling Rotors $11.25-$35.75 Spotlights (3-6 recommended) $19.50 Floodlights (for atmospheric room lighting) $19.50 Spotlight and floodlight replacement bulb $2.60 30″ diameter Mirrored Balls pictured FILJON, INC. 1211 E. Fayette St. Syracuse 10, New York
This 1968 postcard shows James St. in Alexandria Bay at night. The verso says “This popular town draws thousands of visitors each year. It is the gateway to the Beautiful 1000 islands.” The most recent Google Street View show James Street during the day, but I believe I found the exact location of the photo.Continue reading “Then and Now: James Street – Alexandria Bay, New York”
So this is Gay Paree – come along with me – we’re stepping out to see the Latin Quarter. This late 40s/early 50s souvenir photo is from New York’s popular dinner spot and nightclub.
This week’s Found Photo Friday treasure is a late 1940s souvenir photo from a wonderful evening out at the world-famous Copacabana in New York.
Sinclair Dinoland was an exhibit at the 1964-65 New York World’s Fair. Sinclair had used a brontosaurus as their mascot for years so it made perfect sense for them to have an exhibit featuring “LIFE-SIZE” dinosaurs. This particular item is a 16 page brochure with background on Sinclair and the dinosaurs that roamed the World’sContinue reading “The Exciting World of Dinosaurs at Sinclair Dinoland – New York World’s Fair 1964-65”