The Brooklyn “Renaissance”

The Brooklyn Renaissance

Ever wondered what Brooklyn real estate pundits and their minions talk about during a $125.00 a head breakfast? Well, gentle readers, the wait is over. Thanks to an anonymous tipster I have a twenty page transcript of yesterday’s “Brooklyn Renaissance” breakfast at Industry City. It is quite something. “Innovation Alley”, anyone?

UPDATE, October 1st, 12:43 PM: For those of you who may be interested in listening to an audio transcript of these proceedings, here you go!

New York Shitty Photo Du Jour: Flushing Avenue

December 17, 2014 ·
Filed under: 11237, Bushwick, Bushwick Brooklyn, Street Art, The Word On The Street 

Flushing Avenue

Taken December 16, 2014.

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

December 16, 2014 ·
Filed under: 11237, Bushwick, Bushwick Brooklyn, The Word On The Street 

173 Kkickerbocker

Sex In Here nys

Taken today December 16, 2014. While we are on the subject of Bushwick and sex

From The New York Shitty Photo Pool, Part III: The Word On The Street

August 28, 2014 ·
Filed under: 11237, Bushwick, Bushwick Brooklyn, The Word On The Street 

Taken by Scoboco.

Urban Artifact, Part II: Stockholm Street

July 22, 2014 ·
Filed under: 11237, Bushwick, Bushwick Brooklyn, Urban Artifact 

Stockholm Street 1

broomanddustpan

Taken July 20, 2014.

The Word On The Street, Part II: Knickerbocker Avenue

Knickerbocker 3 nys

Knickerbocker 2 nys

Knickerbocker 1 nys

It is fascinating (to me anyway— and not in a good way) when I see sentiments on a sidewalk which echo a snow globe I made not terribly long ago.

Of course now that Greenpoint and Williamsburg have become prohibitively expensive folks have to move somewhere. And with them come selective enforcement…

The Word On The Street, Part I: Typography Porn

107 Wilson Avenue NYS

Typography Porn NYS

107 Wilson Side view NYS

107 Wilson Doorway NYS

A spectacular specimen from times past at 107 Wilson Avenue. Check it out!

East Williamsburg Street Art Du Jour: Swoon

Swoon 1 nys

Swoon 2 nys

Taken July 20, 2014.

New York Shitty Feral Furniture Watch: Special Evel Knievel Edition

Sofa ramp nys

Ramp nys

Sofa Cum Skateramp NYS

Signs of recreation as discovered during today’s sojourn in parts Bushwick and beyond. Yours truly can only wonder if this will be next…

New York Shitty Street Art Du Jour: AiNAC

July 20, 2014 ·
Filed under: 11237, Bushwick, Bushwick Brooklyn, Street Art 

AiNAC nys

Taken July 20, 2014.