Morning Mug: Moon Over Manhattan Beach


From the photographer:

This was taken at about 6:00 AM sunday (Ed. — by which he means January 8) morning. The moon was setting over Sheepshead Bay. I was in M.B. (Ed. — Manhattan Beach) at about Shore Blvd. and Kensington St.

An alternative title for this post could have been “Egg Yolk Over Manhattan Beach.”

Photo by Stan Kaplan


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  • nolastname

    Nice one stan, like the reflections.

  • Anonymous

    If that’s an egg yolk over Manhattan Beach where’s the bacon?

    A very different moonshot that’s for sure. Well done Stan.

  • nolastname

    It’s freakin’ snowing.

  • BrooklynBus

    So that would have to be a picture of Sheepshead Bay if he was standing in Manhattan Beach?

    • ES

      You’re right — that’s my mistake since, obviously, the neon of El Greco is clearly visible in the distance. ¬†It’s just that… “Moon Over Manhattan Beach” sounds so much better, for alliterative purposes, than “Moon Over Sheepshead Bay.”

      • nolastname

        So alternate would be…. egg yolk over Sheepshead Bay or yolk is on Sheepshead Bay?

        • ES

          “Egg Yolk Over Emmons” has a ring to it.

          • ES

            That was me, btw, for transparency’s sake. It was an anon. NDP I had used in the past — just ignore. I forgot to change it back to “ES.”