"I know well what I am fleeing from, but not what I am looking for," Montaigne. Elizabeth Hardwick in her book Sleepless Nights, opined "When you travel, your first discovery is that you do not exist."
Saturday, March 22, 2014
Waterfront Crab House, Long Island City, Queens, New York, New York
This area used to be at the terrminus of the LIRR, until tunnels were built to Penn. Sta. in 1910 and the Queensboro Bridge completed in 1909. Miller's Hotel was the local watering hole. Anthony Mazzarella purchased the property in 1975, his restaurant still stands. It is a hoarder's paradise with memorabilia everywhere, including an autographed photo from Joe Dimaggio. Movie stars include Dustin Hoffman and Paul Newman, courtesy of nearby Astoria studios.