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2005_02_gatesnyts.jpgThe Gates delivered this past weekend: Rave reviews (well, as rave as you're gonna get in this town - here's one semi-pan from Newsday) from all corners (Post, Daily News, NY Times). And, happily, business is brisk for most everyone, from hot dog vendors to hotels, just as the city had hoped. However, there may be some casualties in the wonder that are The Gates: Photobloggers, who have been trying to top themselves with new and interesting ways of capturing 7500+ gates. Here's a partial list of blogs with photographs, and here the Flickr tags: gates, thegates, christo, centralpark.

What did you think of The Gates? Was it everything you thought it would be and more? Or was it just a nice folly for the City to partake in? Or are you just totally gated out, unable to take anymore pictures and still seeing orange?

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And huzzah, The Gates, the project, is finally #2 on Google searches for "the gates," finally breaking through the "Bill Gates" stranglehold.

Photo from Bluejake