Yesterday they raised the "Kandi Won," which is the "DEATH YACHT" (as per the Post) that sunk on the 4th of July, on Long Island, killing three children. It's not really germane to that tragedy, but when the tabloids went wild over "Long Island Yacht Disaster" and the like, I most certainly was not picturing this wee 34-foot Silverton. (On which I would no sooner board 27 people than I would try to land a helicopter on it.) Anyway, terrible story, very sad, and I blame the media.
Here are some pretty eye-opening pictures of the long-shuttered Grumman airplane factory in Bethpage, N.Y. They include a few arresting shots of the wooden-block floor, which in its more disused areas is bordered by what look like fault lines that have resulted from the wood's heat-occasioned expansion.
The Cinema De Lux Island 16 is located in Holtsville, NY, near exit 62 of the Long Island Expressway, though it is shielded from the expressway's service road, which typically will house all manner of businesses. The Long Island Expressway itself has 73 exits, with the numbers getting higher as one goes east, and it runs from Manhattan's Midtown Tunnel and terminates suddenly in Riverhead, some five miles from where the eastern end of Long Island forks. So Holtsville is quite nearly halfway between Manhattan and Montauk. And this Cinema De Lux is located near nothing, except for a Residence Inn, and the small roads that get you to it [...]