Reader Contribution Du Jour: Goodbye Kitty

newtowncreekkittehLAnys

As discovered by my buddy Larry while pounding around  Newtown Creek today. Perhaps we should hook her up with the Greenpoint Avenue teddy?

Quicklink: DNA.info

October 12, 2013 ·
Filed under: 11206, East Williamsburg, East Williamsburg Brooklyn, Newtown Creek 

DNAinfo

A good buddy of mine put it best:

If there’s one place to dock a party boat, it is Newtown Creek.

I wonder if the operators of this, um, facility paid taxes on the revenue from this “hotel”? In any case, you can read this tome by clicking here.

Urban Artifact: Old School

October 10, 2013 ·
Filed under: 11206, Urban Artifact, Williamsburg, Williamsburg Brooklyn 

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Per the fellows responsible for this bit of chicanery (which can be found on Lorimer Street between Meserole Street and Montrose Avenue) they have actually caught folks trying to use it. Somehow I do not have a hard time believing this.

New York Shitty Photos Du Jour: What’s In A Name?

October 10, 2013 ·
Filed under: 11206, 11211, Williamsburg, Williamsburg Brooklyn 

Victoria Manor 2

Victoria Manor 1

Stairway

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Plaque

VM

If this house manor on Maujer Street is any indication, quite a lot. That settles it: moving forward Chez Shitty will henceforth be known as the Ponderosa

The Word On The Street, Part III: McKibben Street

witegirls

Taken October 8, 2013.

East Williamsburg Photo Du Jour: Tree House

Lego house 2

From Bogart Street.

Next Week: Community Board 1 Combined Public Hearing & Board Meeting

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I present for your edification, gentle readers, the agenda for next week’s Community Board 1 meeting! As you can see there are a great many sidewalk cafe and liquor license renewals on the proverbial table. If any of you have anything to say about any of these items this is the time to speak up folks! Remember you must sign up by 6:15 p.m.!

Community Board 1 Combined Public Hearing & Board Meeting
October 8, 2013 starting at 6:30 p.m.
Swinging Sixties Senior Center
211 Ainslie Street
Brooklyn, New York 11211

The Word On The Street: For The Love Of Big Brother

Big Brother Is Watching You

Montrose Avenue

From Montrose Avenue.

New York Shitty Street Art Du Jour: Jefferson Street

stormtrooperandvaderNYS

Taken September 30, 2013.

The Word On The Street: Boerum Street

Boerum Street

Taken September 30, 2013.