Polar Vortex in NYC

A ferry passes through the ice which filled the catch basin and into New York Harbor at Brooklyn Bridge Park. ©Mark D Phillips

Polar Vortex in NYC

Brooklyn Heights

Winter is creating a wonderland in New York City as ice flows into New York Harbor from the East and Hudson Rivers. With temperatures still in the teens and lower overnight, the amounts will continue to grow.

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Ice fills the catch basin and into New York Harbor at Brooklyn Bridge Park. ©Mark D Phillips
Ice fills the catch basin and into New York Harbor at Brooklyn Bridge Park. ©Mark D Phillips

Beyond Brooklyn

Frank Manzi's Magical Mystery Tour at Wayne & Tonja Smith's Magical Backyard Forest in Morganton, NC. ©Mark D Phillips

There’s nothing like a magical night under the stars listening to music. When that experience includes one of my favorite artists appearing in one of my favorite places in the world, it’s at the top of my bucket list.

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