Articles Tagged ‘walt whitman’
The costly battle to turn this Syosset Field into a high-end shopping center
We know who we are. We are an island of dreamers. We sent men to the moon and Charles Lindbergh to Paris. We inspired Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby and the poetry of Walt Whitman. We are Nobel Prize winners and an American president. But to those looking at us from the outside, the Internet tells a different story.
Some believe that past, present and future are all happening at once, and the events of long ago keep playing out over and over again in the spots where they took place, enabling some to see ghosts, and others to predict the future. With this in mind, we’re taking you on a bygone stroll (or frantic run) through Long Island’s past. Because what could be more green than walking through nature in autumn, alongside recycled souls and the decaying remains and ruins of what once was…