Culture on the Cheap
New York Shitty Photo Du Jour: McGuinness Boulevard
Filed under: 11222, Advanced Life Forms, BAD ASS, Greenpoint, Greenpoint Brooklyn, Greenpoint Magic
A few thoughts/observations about this missive (which I spied this afternoon while walking down the Champs-Élysées of north Brooklyn) and the person who created it:
- This chap is obviously very unhappy at the prospect of having a 200 bed homeless intake center for single men near his home.
- How do I know this, you ask? Well, in addition to the above missive I have met him at one of the Town Hall meetings regarding the aforementioned shelter.
- During our conversation I also learned he was responsible for this, which is just plain awesome.
- This gentleman is 75 maybe 80 years old if a day. In addition, I came away from the previously-mentioned conversation with the distinct impression his politics lean most decidedly to the right. Thus I am rather surprised— and in a very good way, I’ll add— that he knows what Village Voice is, much less be bothered to take a copy home to read or annotate.
I suppose it just goes to show that the Garden Spot— and the people contained therein— still have a few surprises up their respective sleeves! God bless you, Greenpoint Greenpernt!
Tags: 11222, 382 McGuinness Boulevard, 400 McGuinness Boulevard, Department of Homeless Services, Greenpernt, Greenpoint, Greenpoint Brooklyn, HELP USA, Homeless Shelter, McGuinness Boulevard, Village Voice