Category Archives: movies

A Halloween Tale: Kennedy Airport, Flight 401 and the Walking Dead

“The boundaries between life and death are at best shadowy and vague.  Who shall say where one ends and where the other begins?”  — Edgar Allen Poe By Portfolio Editor Roz Hamlett Unlike many ghost tales, this one – which originated … Continue reading

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Lincoln Tunnel Throwback: Conquest of the Hudson

By Portfolio Editor Roz Hamlett Almost 90 years ago, the Port of New York & New Jersey began planning what was originally called the Midtown Hudson Crossing in the riverbed beneath the Hudson River, a seemingly impenetrable and distant netherworld … Continue reading

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Portfolio the Blog: 52,000 Reasons to Say Thanks!

The WordPress.Com stat monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for Portfolio.  Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 52,000 times in 2015. If it were a concert at … Continue reading

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