From The New York Shitty Photo Pool: Sigh

February 13, 2014 ·
Filed under: Harlem, Harlem Manhattan, New York City 

Taken by Pajarita Frenetica.

From The New York Shitty Photo Pool: Share The Dream

4O4C8924

Taken by newporthomie.

From The New York Shitty Photo Pool: 116th Street Festival

116th Street Festival (Puerto Rico)

Happy Puerto Rican Day! (Taken by Pajarita Frenetica.)

From The New York Shitty Photo Pool, Part III: When Worlds Collide

May 16, 2013 ·
Filed under: Harlem, Harlem Manhattan, Manhattan, New York City 

(Here comes) The Rapture

Taken by Pajarita Frenetica.

From The New York Shitty Photo Pool: Goods

May 9, 2013 ·
Filed under: Harlem, Harlem Manhattan, New York City 

Goods

Taken by Pajarita Frenetica.

From The New York Shitty Photo Pool: Chillaxin

March 29, 2013 ·
Filed under: Harlem, Harlem Manhattan, New York City 

Loungin in the can

Taken by Pajarita Frenetica.

From The New York Shitty Photo Pool, Part III: Urban Feather

DwyerKestrel

Taken by JPhillipObrien.

From The New York Shitty Photo Pool: On The Fence

January 28, 2013 ·
Filed under: Harlem, Harlem Manhattan, New York City 

On The Fence

Taken by J. Phillip O’Brien.

From The New York Shitty Inbox: Everyone’s A Critic

The Over And The Under–in conversation with local Harlem woman from Eric Corriel on Vimeo.

The Over And The Under–in conversation with NYPD from Eric Corriel on Vimeo.

Special thanks goes out to Mr. Corriel for bringing this project and these videos to my attention. The latter brightened up this otherwise dreary winter day considerably! You can read more about this, his endeavor, via his web site and flickr feed. Check ‘em out!

From The New York Shitty Photo Pool, Part II: Seriously Good Stuff

December 16, 2012 ·
Filed under: Harlem, Harlem Manhattan, Manhattan, New York City 

Daily Blotter 1999

Floor to Ceiling

Kept In the Dark

These images come courtesy of a fellow who calls himself (?) jphillipobrien. Not only does he have an eye but he operates a blog: Harlem Hybrid. About the above-depicted images he writes:

An unusually low tide has made for some interesting pictures along the neglected waterfront of Harlem. There are plans for redevelopment, but these ideas aren’t practical because nothing will ever be able to mask the odor from the North River Pollution Control Center (or the aerial pollution from its smokestacks). Furthermore storms like Sandy show the need for this area to be structurally reinforced rather than making the building look “architectural.” In addition to structural reinforcement I would like to see some wetland grass plantings done here in an attempt to absorb some of the nitrogen this place releases into the River. Also they need to clean up some of the petroleum, garbage and whatever Gowanus-like shit is in the sand and soil here. On the bright side, it is a cool and disused part of the City that does have a lot going for it. Here’s a pictorial essay on some of the infrastructure and potential use.

Please take a moment and give Harlem Hybrid a look-see. It’s compelling stuff. Especially given the environmental “legacy” we share here in north Brooklyn.