Monthly Archives: July 2017

After tragic fire in historic synagogue: Shared space or hyper-gentrification?

Story and photos by Doug Cumming NEW YORK — An abandoned synagogue that for 120 years housed New York’s oldest Eastern European Jewish congregation was not noticed much – until it lit up the sky last May. The flames that pillared … Continue reading

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Rounding Manhattan

The tourists sitting in rows on the top deck of the docked Circle Line Manhattan waited to be entertained, and at $41 per adult ticket, $27 for children, it better be good. “Ladies and gentleman, boys and girls,” a brassy … Continue reading

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Tweeting BLM event in Brooklyn

Took subway to end of the line on Flatbush Avenue  to cover a Black Lives Matter rally on the two-year anniversary of jail-cell death of Sandra Bland in Texas. Douglas Cumming @cummingd Jul 13 Flatbush and Nostrand, Brooklyn Douglas Cumming … Continue reading

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“Kid Pro Quo” – headline in NY Daily News

A class exercise, after viewing White House news conference of July 11. Photos and story by Doug Cumming President Trump, who had repeatedly dismissed “the Russia thing” as a hoax and sour grapes, faced dramatic evidence to the contrary yesterday. … Continue reading

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