近く

Seniors exercise in park in early morning with NHK radio exercise program

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日曜日の朝早く、駅の近くの公園で、お年寄りの方達が一緒にラジオ体操をしています。

In the very early morning on a Sunday, these seniors are enjoying the local park for exercise and community.

An old danchi housing from the 1950s being replaced with “The Garden Residence”

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家の近くで、古い団地が新しいマンションに建て替えられています。Garden Residenceという英語の名前はありふれていると思います。

A large parcel in my neighborhood is being excavated for a new housing project, called “The Garden Residence.” Who doesn’t like gardens, but couldn’t they have come up with a more unique name? I am curious what landscape will be visible to the neighbors.

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Black Marilyn Monroe featured in aging commercial corridor

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中野駅の近くにある、黒色のマリリン・モンローが飾ってある店は廃墟化しています。

This small commercial strip, near the center of Nakano, seems semi-abandoned.