From The New York Shitty Photo Pool: For Real

August 31, 2015 ·
Filed under: Boerum Hill, Boerum Hill Brooklyn, Brooklyn, New York City 

This is a Real Fire Alarm

Taken by Michael.

Greenpoint Photos Du Jour: Art Lovers Special

184 Russell Street August 30 2015 cropped

Every time I walk by a construction site (which is pretty much every day I leave the apartment nowadays) I wonder how the neighbors must deal with it. This is especially true of sites which strike me as being, how shall we say, sub-par from a professional stand-point. Well, this property (which bore the vestiges of a Stop Work Order which appears to have been lifted) piqued my interest so I went in for a closer look. I’m glad I did!

Construction fence cum art gallery nys

A neighbor has elected to use this opportunity to create an open air art gallery! The curator seems to have a taste for landscapes, but as you can see black velvet genre (a bullfighting scene, no less) abstraction are also represented. But it does not end there.

Art exhibition on Russell Street detail

No sir, there’s more! Note the still life of a Harpoon ale bottle. However, without argument the following was the show-stopper…

Vampire clown with black cat cropped nys

I call this one “Vampire Clown with Black Cat”. What it lacks in “technique” it more than makes up with subject matter and, um,  feeling. Sweet dreams, Garden Spotters!

From The New York Shitty Photo Pool: Angel in a Suit

August 30, 2015 ·
Filed under: New York City 

Angel In a Suit

Taken by Ron Anthony Bautista.

From The New York Shitty Photo Pool…

August 28, 2015 ·
Filed under: Bronx, New York City 

AlmostOver

Taken by David Sierra.

Greenpoint Photos Du Jour: Live From Transmitter Park

August 28, 2015 ·
Filed under: 11222, Greenpoint, Greenpoint Brooklyn, Greenpoint Magic 

West at Greenpoint 8282015 nys

Parks and FNDY nys

Gawkers nys

EMT nys

BK Barge Bar cropped

FNDY NYPD Barge Bar

Those of you who were wondering what the ruckus (replete with police helicopter) was this morning, a fellow was seen floating and was retrieved from the East River. I was told one of two things happened:

  1. He was swimming.
  2. He was found floating, a woman called 911 and he was rescued

Regardless, the good news is:

  • He is alive.
  • We have not had rain recently, so his risk of exposure to typhus, cholera and other nastiness from the nearby CSO (Combined Sewer Overflow) is probably reduced.

Lest you were not aware, gentle readers, there is a CSO on the premises of the Brooklyn Barge Bar.

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See that green sign at the right? These are used to indicate the location of a CSO. (Those who are curious, can see a larger image of it here.) Now let’s take a closer look at one of the previously featured photos on this post…

BK Barge Bar cropped again

As you can see this sign has been removed. For those of you who may be wondering, this has been brought to the attention of the proper agency/agencies. They did not remove this sign (or the CSO it marks for that matter). So now the question is who did?

Happy Friday!

From The New York Shitty Photo: Cats & Dogs

August 27, 2015 ·
Filed under: New York City, Stuff That Makes Miss Heather Happy, Urban Fur 

IMG_0028

Taken by Pajarita Frenetica.

dogs

Taken by Diane Greene Lent.

Greenpoint Photo Du Jour: The Word On The Street

I heart porno nys

Taken August 27, 2015.

New York Shitty Photo Du Jour: The Word On The Street

You are what you love NYS

From McCarren Park.

Crosstown Local Photo Du Jour: iZombie

August 25, 2015 ·
Filed under: 11222, Crosstown Local, Greenpoint, Greenpoint Brooklyn, Greenpoint Magic 

iZombie cropped nys

Taken August 24, 2015.

The Word On The Street: On Strike

August 25, 2015 ·
Filed under: 11222, Greenpoint, Greenpoint Brooklyn, Greenpoint Magic, Wow, WTF 

On Strike NYS

As found today at 991 Manhattan Avenue (a nail salon).