Your correspondent had just walked out the door Saturday morning when he spotted these late summer blossoms in the garden outside his building (corner of Montague and Pierrepont Place). More photos and text after the jump.
Wasp gathering nectar, Pier 1, Brooklyn Bridge Park.
Double-crested cormorant drying its wings on a piling, Brooklyn Bridge Park.
Hot pink blossoms, Pier 1, Brooklyn Bridge Park.
Spartina grass, salt marsh, south edge of Pier 1, Brooklyn Bridge Park.
Tour boat Half Moon passing close to Pier 1 esplanade; Brooklyn Bridge in background.
Large flower beside pond, northeast corner of Pier 1, Brooklyn Bridge Park.
South Street Seaport Museum’s schooner Pioneer, seen from Brooklyn Heights Promenade; Governors Island in background.
Friday evening: lower Manhattan seen from Pier 1, Brooklyn Bridge Park. Sunset reflected from windows of One Liberty Plaza.
Sunset reflected from Empire State Building, seen through Brooklyn Bridge from Pier 1 esplanade, Brooklyn Bridge Park.