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…

From The New York Shitty Photo Pool: Just Say No

Diane Greene Lent (who took this photograph) notes:

June 5, 2014: Protest at the home of billionaire David Koch at 740 Park Ave.

New York Shitty Photos Du Jour: Same Corner, Different World




Taken May 26, 2013.

Greenpoint Photo Du Jour: GP Flea



witch hat



Taken May 26, 2013.

UPDATE: Five hours later…


Greenpoint Photo Du Jour: Keep Calm


How do you know when your community is in the throes of a Gordon Gekkoesque real estate feeding frenzy? When you see shit like this. That’s how.

Quicklinks: More Ado About Greenpoint Landing

shitsandwichYou can read’s take here (You, go Barbara Vetell!), Gothamist’s here and GWAPP’s (which includes a nice concise list of concerns) here. Do take time to give ’em all a read, Garden Spotters. This “city within a city” has some very severe consequences for our community.

Quicklink: Community Meeting Notes Regarding Greenpoint Landing & 77 Commercial Street

gpterSCYours truly opted not to attend this convocation (one can only stomach so much of this stuff— seriously). However a writer at Greenpointers, Peter, has authored an excellent summary. Do take a moment to give it a read!

The Word On The Street, Part III: Wicked

April 7, 2013 ·
Filed under: 11206, Bushwick, Bushwick Brooklyn, Class War, The Word On The Street 


Taken April 7, 2013.

The Word On The Street, Part I: A Tompkins Square Park PSA

Taken October 6, 2012.

The Word On The Street, Part I: An East Village PSA

The best kind of vandalism is nerd vandalism— preferably while employing parlance from the Mendeleev Periodic Table!

This post is dedicated to Pa Heather (who saw fit to give me to give me “boy toys”— including a chemistry set—instead of dolls) for the above “eureka moment” I had yesterday:

This outlaw/gourmand hates salt!