From The New York Shitty Photo Pool: The Word On The Street

Taken by Scoboco.

The Word On The Street: Fulton Street

September 9, 2014 ·
Filed under: Brooklyn, Clinton Hill, Clinton Hill Brooklyn, The Word On The Street 

mystery message

Anyone able to decipher this? If so, shoot me an email at missheather (at) that greenpoint blog (dot) com. Thanks!

The Word On The Street: Fear Less

September 7, 2014 ·
Filed under: 11217, Park Slope, Park Slope Brooklyn, The Word On The Street 

Fear Less nys

Taken September 7, 2014.

The Word On The Street: Special Carroll Gardens Edition

Please forgive me NYS

The Wing Bar

No Strollers

Taken September 3, 2014.

New York Shitty Photo Du Jour: Touche!

Touche nys

From Grand Central Station.

The Word On The Street: McGuinness Boulevard

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Stop gentirfiying

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BELVEDERE

It’s been a long time— perhaps too long— since I have lavished attention upon the Belvedere Empire. You know, those serial numbered, Neoclassical “by the yard” excrescences with absurdly large balconies which have been popping up in our community for years? Well recently the Mister and I were walking down McGuinness Boulevard. That is where we beheld this. We were not the only ones who took notice either.

Going to move in?

A woman exiting the Polam Supermarket asked. to wit I answered.

Oh, ABSOLUTELY.

I replied. Sarcasm noted (and appreciated) she added:

They have buildings all over the place.

I know, I know. I replied. They ugly as shit and sport those ridiculous balconies. But this one is the biggest of the lot. Hell, it is not a building. It is fucking billboard.

My new friend informed me the lettering went up last week. Clearly she is keeping on top of this matter. Excellent!

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I go in for a closer look.

SWO

Lo and behold, a love letter from the Department of Buildings! Naturally I had to look this up on the their online database and see what gives. Here is what I found.

 

DOBBIS210java3

 

DOBBIS210java2

DOBBIS210java1

 

Scaffolding issues, violating a Stop Work Order and storing combustible material without a permit. These sound vaguely familiar. OH WAIT this is why!

The Word On The Street, Part III: North 9 Street

August 30, 2014 ·
Filed under: 11211, The Word On The Street, Williamsburg, Williamsburg Brooklyn 

Fuck and dance nys

Taken August 30, 2014.

Williamsburg Street Art Du Jour: Kent Avenue

Medusa nys

Taken August 30, 2014.

The Word On The Street, Part II: Special NYPD Edition

North 10 Street, 11211

Hello Neighbors nys

Dobbin Street, 11222

Dobbin Street 8302014 nys

Taken August 30, 2014.

Greenpoint Photo Du Jour: The Word On The Street

Manhattan AvenueBWnys

Taken August 30, 2014.