Tag Archives: Roebling

Art All Day, and All of the Night

Looking for some hot fun in the summertime? What could be better than a 24-hour jam of music, gallery displays, blacksmith demonstrations, dueling muralists, art made from trash, and activities guaranteed to excite all the senses? At the sixth annual … Continue reading

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Engineering Marvels

Great feats can take many years and unending patience. It was 16 years between the time John A. Roebling started building the Brooklyn Bridge, in 1867, to the time of its opening on May 14, 1883. (The bridge opened after … Continue reading

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For the Love of a Bridge

You’ve heard me spout off before about my love for the Brooklyn Bridge (see post). Now you can see a play about the Roebling family, those engineering geniuses who changed the way we live. Actors’ NET of Bucks County launches … Continue reading

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Happy Father’s Day!

Last weekend, my son Everett and I went to Brooklyn to shoot the bridge. My father, who lives in Florida, wanted a picture of his favorite marvel of engineering and Everett came up with the brilliant idea of going there … Continue reading

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Fun With Natalie

Natalie Featherston’s trompe l’oeil works are exhibited in galleries across the country, but Made You Look! The Art of Deception at Ellarslie, through April 19, is her first major show in New Jersey. There are trompe l’oeil works in Ms. … Continue reading

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Buying the Brooklyn Bridge

Actually, I don’t have to buy it, because my father gave me the bridge when I was a little girl. He piled my friends and me into the car and we drove over the Brooklyn Bridge, back on the Manhattan … Continue reading

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