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Exploring Where I live

Throughout the world, places suffer with poverty and are affluences. Certain places have more poverty than wealthy areas. In our assignment, we have to investigate what type of place we live in. In the city of Woodside, where I live, I walked around my neighborhood for at least an hour. Woodside is a very...

Brooklyn

For this assignment I decided that id observe the area in my walk between my two favorite thrift shops in Brooklyn. Starting with the train station, getting off at Morgan avenue station you can tell the area isn’t too up scale the station having one exit with portions of the station sealed off and...

Harlem

For my assignment, I chose to walk around different parts of Manhattan.  I looked at parts of Upper Eastside Manhattan and Mid-Town Manhattan but I mainly focused on Harlem.  Historically, Harlem has always been a predominantly poor area consisting of mainly African Americans.  Today, that is not the case as many parts of Harlem...

Hoodhaven

75th St. Elderts Lane A few months ago, I didn’t live here. Woodhaven, New York. I recently moved in with my boyfriend. According to him, his neighborhood is called Hoodhaven. It is a nice neighborhood from the window of the attic of his house but the entire neighborhood is not really as seemingly tidy as...

A Country With No Borders

                New York City is one of the most diverse cities in the world. Walking around the streets one can find people from multiple countries, ethnicities, religions and different social classes. Walking in any direction one will go through multiple neighborhoods and as one walks by it...

Hollis’ Harsh Reality

Hollis, New York, is a town located in Queens.  The section of Hollis that I explored was near Jamaica Avenue; specifically, C-Town grocery store and Clean Rite Laundromat.  This part of the town is lower-middle class.  Poverty is evident throughout Hollis; there were bars on store windows, and there was even an attempted bank...

Some of Queens from the Middle

Poverty and Affluence go hand in hand. We live in a world where it’s the rich vs. the poor.  With all that I have been reading and general life experience I realize money makes the world go round.  If you’re like me then you’re just stuck in the middle. There’s room to grow but...

North, South and BUBBLES

    Depending on platform, the accepted city for my address changes. Incoming mail states either one of following; Bayside, Oakland Gardens or Flushing. Each carrying its own symbolical meaning perhaps. I would like to share my commute to Midtown Manhattan. Usually, although I more often go with the latter am faced with two...

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