Understanding Cities – Baseball

We had the good fortune to attend another baseball game here Monday evening. It was cool, unlike the heat we now endure, and as magical as ever. The Rochester Red Wings (AAA)¬†beat the Norfolk Tide 5-2, and¬†evening in the city in the stadium was, as always, sublime. As the sun slipped away, the city lit … Continue reading Understanding Cities – Baseball

The Main Street Bridge

Reader David Steele has asked what the street side of the Main Street bridge was like. Reader Jason Haremza told him: just like any other street, really. You'd never know the river was there. Herewith, proof. Here's the bridge from the south, looking downriver, in 1919, on a day when the river was very high. … Continue reading The Main Street Bridge