Greenpoint Recession Watch: The Viridian

June 22, 2009 by
Filed under: Greenpoint Magic, Recession 

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This weekend, much to our amazement, the Mister and I saw signs of actual activity at the Viridian. Well, perhaps “activity” is a bit of an overstatement: we saw a 5’4″ gentleman wearing an undershirt and a pair of jeans hanging out in the lobby.

Maybe that’s the concierge?

The Mister quipped. I have to confess on occasion even he can roll out a good one liner. But I digress.

As I was walking by this afternoon I spied a man on the premises doing something. Exactly what I do not know: he did not appear to have any tools. Yes sir, things must be getting pretty lean down at 110 Green Street nowadays. Hell, they cannot even afford “No Parking” signs. So they improvise!

NOPARK

CALLNYPD

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Miss Heather

Comments

5 Comments on Greenpoint Recession Watch: The Viridian

  1. bitchcakes on Mon, 22nd Jun 2009 7:46 pm
  2. Oh I laughed out loud. Thank you for the update on the luxurious Viridian!

  3. missheather on Mon, 22nd Jun 2009 9:30 pm
  4. Hey, this is a CLASS OPERATION! That man in the lobby was wearing a shirt!!!

  5. walrustaco on Mon, 22nd Jun 2009 10:08 pm
  6. About two weeks ago, I walked by and the guy was NOT wearing a shirt. He was sitting at the desk reading a newspaper. The group I was walking with wondered if he was wearing anything down below. Sitting at the desk, he looked like a naked doorman.

  7. missheather on Tue, 23rd Jun 2009 10:01 am
  8. Maybe he (they?) got some of that “economic stimulus” money I have heard so much about?

  9. bleibtreu on Tue, 23rd Jun 2009 3:30 pm
  10. Makes sense that they’d have someone there to keep on eye on the building, and also that with no income coming from it they’d do that in the cheapest way possible. That is, a short guy in an undershirt instead of a uniformed security service.

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