A L Train PSA, Revisited

March 30, 2011 ·
Filed under: 11211, Culture War, Subway, Williamsburg, Williamsburg Brooklyn 

Taken March 29, 2011.

Miss Heather

East Williamsburg Street Art du Jour: Kilroy

From Graham Avenue.

Miss Heather

From The New York Shitty Inbox: Withdrawn…

March 30, 2011 ·
Filed under: 11222, Greenpoint, Greenpoint Brooklyn, Greenpoint Magic 

…or at least postponed. The following was forwarded to me by an anonymous tipster who opines:

Interesting. I’d prefer if you kept my name off this if you post… I think he made the right decision based on the reaction from community. I wonder at what moment he had the realization that his dream was crushed… Or, at least, delayed 12 months.

Dear prospective vendors:

As you may have heard, there has been a storm of opposition to the Bazaar by locals in Greenpoint. Vocal and influential residents complained that the Bazaar would bring increased traffic, compromise public parking, intensify noise and garbage over a sustained period. Many felt that the Bazaar was an attack on their relatively quiet neighborhood.  In response to these complaints, we made several concessions but the public image of the event got badly damaged and our ability to attain the required permits has been significantly compromised. Out of respect for the Greenpoint community, we will hold off on opening the Bazaar in 2011 and will be regrouping for 2012, making sure that the community is fully supportive.

For those that contributed by kickstarter, you should have received an e-mail with instructions on getting your pledge back.

For those that contributed on PayPal, I will be contacting you shortly.

We look forward to re-connecting next year. Thanks to all of you that have provided so much support over the past 5 months.Please contact me directly with any questions or concerns. Thanks.

Aaron

So there have you, folks.

Miss Heather

The Word On The Street: Good Advice

From Graham Avenue.

Miss Heather

Spotted On Lorimer Street: Vine Wine

Yes, it would appear they are closing up shop in Long Island City and headed to Williamsburg.

Vine Wine
Opening Date: t.b.a.
616 Lorimer Street
Brooklyn, New York 11211

Miss Heather

From The New York Shitty Photo Pool, Part I: Beadel Street Sisters

March 30, 2011 ·
Filed under: 11222, Greenpoint, Greenpoint Brooklyn, Greenpoint Magic 

Sisters: Beadel Street Brooklyn

Chris Arnade (who took the above photograph) writes:

Beadel Street is a wonderfully odd place, a single residential block in an otherwise industrial area.

Cut off from the rest of north Greenpoint by the BQE its managed to maintain a strong community spirit, with well maintained homes, an active neighborhood patrol, and generally friendly people.

The unique zoning came from an attempt to find homes for returning WW II veterans. Now it has the feel of a very small town surrounded by a much larger city.

Miss Heather

New York Shitty Day Starter: Point/Counterpoint

From Graham Avenue.

Miss Heather

New York Shitty Day Ender: Clueless

March 29, 2011 ·
Filed under: 11221, Bushwick, Bushwick Brooklyn, The Word On The Street 

From Myrtle Avenue.

Miss Heather

From The New York Shitty Photo Pool, Part II: Storefront

March 29, 2011 ·
Filed under: New York City 

113

Taken by Hans Hendley.

Miss Heather

New York Shitty Photos du Jour: Keeping Up Appearances

March 29, 2011 ·
Filed under: 11222, Greenpoint, Greenpoint Brooklyn, Greenpoint Magic 

A sign of times gone by from Manhattan Avenue.

Miss Heather