The Newtown Pentacle

Altissima quaeque flumina minimo sono labi

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– photo by Mitch Waxman

What with the looming move to Pittsburgh coming up in just one week, and with Thanksgiving and everything else going on at the moment, a humble narrator is forced into taking a bit of a break this week. Single images will be greeting you, thereby.

Hopefully – next week, “normal” posts will return, but there’s a possibility that during the first week of December you very well might still be seeing single images here. As mentioned – a lot of balls are in the air and are being actively juggled at the moment. At any rate, I’ll definitely be posting about NYC and Newtown Creek through the end of the year, and possibly a couple of weeks into the new one. I’ve really been all over hill and dale, and the blasted heaths and concrete devastations, in the last month. Everybody is asking, so – yes, I plan on continuing to post here at Newtown Pentacle and no – I’m not changing the name. Things will transition over to Pittsburgh, and I’m hoping that y’all will stick with me as I learn about and experience my new home. It’s an extremely interesting place.

Pictured above is the FDNY Fireboat Three Forty Three – and this is my second most pirated image. A few years ago, some guy in Ohio started selling prints of it, and he claimed that he had shot it. Pfah! I got this one back in 2011 at a Metropolitan Waterfront Alliance gala event which included a “parade of boats,” at Chelsea Piers on the Hudson River.

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Written by Mitch Waxman

November 22, 2022 at 11:00 am

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  1. Did you sue Mr. Ohio for copyright infringement?

    georgetheatheist . . . it's mine

    November 22, 2022 at 11:44 am

  2. How can this be the Newtown Pentacle anymore as you’ve abandoned this place that you’ve already abandoned Canarsie for? The more proper name of this site should be changed to The Pittsburg Non-Euclidean Polygon or something of that nature. Sic semper externi.

    Donald Cavaioli


    November 23, 2022 at 8:55 am

  3. Happy Thanksgiving and best of luck to you.


    November 23, 2022 at 6:04 pm

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