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Pictures dated 1948 and 2006
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Park Lane South
Thanks to Nancy Cataldi (president of the Richmond Hill Historical Society) for the 1948 photograph of a magnificent house that still stands on Park Lane South at the corner of Mayfair Road.

If you have pictures of yourself showing any Kew Gardens locale in the background, email me high resolution jpegs and I will post them here as space permits.

To download a copy of the Queens Courier's Sept. 2003 article about Old Kew Gardens.com, click on one of the following links. Turn off your browser's auto-resize if the JPEG text appears too small to read.

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July 2006 Guest Book

July 21, 2006
Robert M. Scherzer
East Brunswick, NJ
[To contact Robert M. Scherzer, click here]

Weekly Featured Photographs Delayed One Day
July 20, 2006
Editor's Note:  Due to a death in the not too immediate family, the weekly Featured Photographs are a day late going up.

Music and poetry at the Bliss
July 8, 2006
Hi Joe ------ the next music and poetry show will be held at the Bliss Cafe on Saturday evening, July 22nd beginning at 7 P.M. That night's show will be dedicated to the memory of Eileen Wernick (Claire's mother) who passed away a few months ago. There will be several poems devoted strictly to Eileen, and perhaps a song or two in her honor. Other than that we will be having our usually entertaining regular show featuring several new performers from our neighborhood.
[To contact Aaron Adler, click here]

Higher Resolution Images
July 1, 2006
    Editor's Note: Since more people now have broadband connections and higher resolution screens, I am beginning to bump up the size and resolution of the images I display here. So, instead of averaging 20 - 35 KB, images will start to average 60 - 80 KB. If enough dial up users find these file sizes make viewing the web pages too slow, let me know and I will reduce the file sizes.

Get a Gmail Account Free
July 1, 2006
    Editor's Note: As of February 1, 2005, Old Kew Gardens [.com] got a new email address with Gmail, which is the Google web based email service. You've probably heard that Gmail offers two gigabytes [2,000 MB] of free storage. It's free, but available by invitation only. I have invitations I can distribute to friends. I'm not selling them, I'm giving them away. They are available on a first come first serve basis. Just send me an email telling me you'd like one.
    Update: Unless I know you, your request must come from a bona fide working ISP email address. To prevent abuse, email requests coming from free web based email services like Yahoo or Hotmail will not be honored.
    Update: I will remove this post when I run out of invitations. If you're reading this, then there are still invitations left to give out.

Posting Messages Here
July 1, 2006
[Ed.'s Note: The reason each guest book posting does not appear here immediately is that I review each message individually before posting to eliminate spam or unwanted adult content. Email me if you want to make a correction to a message you have already posted or if you would like a message removed.]

How to contact Guestbook signers

Some Guestbook signers choose not to publish their email addresses. If you wish to contact one of them, send me an email identifying the guestbook signer you wish to contact and giving me the date his or her message was posted. Your email to me must contain your full name, and July also include anything else you wish to tell the signer. I will forward your email to the Guestbook signer you wish to contact, but with no cc or bcc to you. It will be the signer's decision whether or not to make contact with you. Any emails which contain spam, adult content, or appear suspect for any other reason will not be forwarded. ~The Editor.

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