Magnolias in Bloom on the Lower East Side

Magnolia_5800Thanks to Andrea DiFiore for sending along these photos of Magnolias in bloom around East River Park.  In spite of it all, it’s nice to remember that spring is not cancelled.

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Suddenly, Summer in the Hood

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Although the spring blossoms are still in full force around the neighborhood, this weekend's high temps brought out the Tompkins Square Park sunbathers a little early.  Let's hope all that pasty-white skin didn't burn!

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The wait outside Clinton St. Baking Co. for Sunday morning brunch.  Is it really worth all that?

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Tulips and Daffodils line the busy handball courts on Houston and Allen.

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