It's long been a plan of mine to visit the Little Red Lighthouse, which still stands (but I think is no longer operational). On Saturday, Curry, Grendel, and I hiked down there (the path is paved, but man, pushing the stroller up the hill was hard!). We took pictures, lazed about on the lawn, introduced Grendel to dandelions (which, good and curious child that he is, he instantly tasted, and liked). I would have sat there forever.
THE LITTLE RED LIGHTHOUSE
Fort Washington Park, Manhattan
SUBWAY: A train to 181st St. and walk west to Plaza Lafayette. Cross the footbridge and take a left down the path under the overpass. Cross over the railroad tracks and follow the path to the left (south). The lighthouse is almost directly under the George Washington Bridge.
NEARBY: Pop into the lovely cafe 181 Cabrini for brunch, coffee and a couple drafts on your way down. (They are really lovely, and kid-friendly, too!)
Photos: mine, taken on iPhone and edited with VSCO Cam.