05/08/18, 08/28/20
June 2018 - WWWWW-2

June 9th - 116th Street Festival - Puerto Rican pride!
A mural

June 14th - A rally on the steps of the public library on 5th Avenue between 40th and 42nd Streets.  
From there we marched to 63rd Street and Park Avenue where Governor Cuomo was.  
The following photos taken with the J7 Samsung cell phone.

June 15th - A beautiful day!
An American Airlines jet flying over Flushing Meadows Corona Park
heading to La Guardia Airport

June 16th - Flushing Meadows Corona Park.  Summerstage:  Kool and the Gang performing  with Roxanne as MC.
I have no idea who is who in the group.  They still sound great.
The Rocket Thrower
Maloof Skate Park.
Skateboarders, skaters etc., of all ages.
Was once Astral Fountain
Bridge connecting north side of
park to the south side.
The Lake
Boats to rent
Melinda Katz
Queens Borough
President.
In pink top on
the left is
Roxanne.
Leaving the park.  A comfy looking hammock

June 24th - I took the 7 a.m. Megabus to Washington D.C. and spent the day mostly in the National Mall with my
friend Norwin.  I left D.C. at 7 p.m.  Trip each way takes about 4 hours.  It was a sunny, hot and humid day.  
Here are the photos I took.
Before we left 34th Street in Manhattan, it rained.  I sat in
seat two (reserved), right behind windshield, top deck.
The Delaware Memorial Bridge
Welcome to Delaware
Carnival Pride
Baltimore Harbor Tunnel
This car was in front of us when we stopped at a light.

What is the message?  You figure it out!!

"69 I love you".  

Is there a meaning behind the number 442?
Oldsmobile 442?
Washington Monument from all angles.
Closed for repairs.
Lincoln Memorial
Man with green bag in left hand is Norwin.
Accidentally a setting on camera changed.  Photos were reduced in size.  Not to distort images, I will retain smaller size.

Above is what's written above Lincoln's head.

To right, the Gettysburg Address.
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Lei Yixin became the official sculptor in 2007.
Washington Memorial from inside the Martin
Luther King, Jr Memorial
Jefferson Memorial
National Museum of African American History and Culture
(NMAAHC) as seen from World War II Memorial
Dress worn by Celia Cruz

Left - Reminded me of the desks used when I went to school.  Our desks were nailed to a 2x4.  
Desks could not be moved individually.

Right - A view of from inside NAAHCM:  No idea what building in forefront is, capitol is in background.
Capitol
Metro, Red Line.   Platforms/staions are air conditioned.  
Lights at the edge of platform floor flash when train entering station.
White House
Leaving D.C.  Left -  Mural seen exiting 4th Floor of Union Station.  
Right - Dark clouds eventually produced rain.
At one point, there
were 2 rainbows.
My friend Norwin.  He was my tour guide for the day.  
It was great spending the day with him!  
Here we were in the Johnny Rockets restaurant in Union Station.
More photos can be seen on Page KKKKK
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These 2 photos were received August 18th but were taken on
June 24th, during my tour of D.C with my friend Norwin.
The date shown on photos, 06/23/2018, is incorrect.
Update, 08/27/20 - In 2019, the rent laws were
changed, mostly to the benefit of the tenants.  
Landlords were not too happy.
© Jorge L. Rodríguez – Cru-Riqueño Photos
© Jorge L. Rodríguez – Cru-Riqueño Photos
© Jorge L. Rodríguez – Cru-Riqueño Photos
© Jorge L. Rodríguez – Cru-Riqueño Photos