From The New York Shitty Inbox: A Dispatch From The NYPL

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This comes via an anonymous tipster who writes:

…noticed this amazing piece of graffiti this morning. the renaming of the branch in essence rewrote history, dismissing the significance of all previous efforts to create a public institution…

Wow…

UPDATE, 1:37 pm: Going.

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Gone.

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Crosstown Local Photos Du Jour: Excellent Question

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Defaced poster Carroll Street stop of the G nys

As spotted at the Carroll Street stop on July 8, 2015. Anyone?

Greenpoint Photo Du Jour: The Word On The Street

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It would appear these missives have finally made their way to this side of the East River. Not a minute too soon, I will add…

New York Shitty Feral Mattress Watch: Post July 4th Special

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This value-added specimen (which a fellow we’ll call “J” was kind enough to bring to my attention) hails from Nassau Avenue between Diamond and Newell Street. Lest you are wondering, gentle readers, it is still there as of the writing of this post. Cheers!

From The New York Shitty Photo Pool: Times Square

July 9, 2015 ·
Filed under: Midtown, Midtown Manhattan, New York City, Urban Fur 

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Taken by Ron Anthony Bautista.

Urban Artifact: Huron Street

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Taken July 3, 2015.

Greenpoint Photo Du Jour: Almost There…

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I am pleased to announce that the airplane bottle art project is well along the way to completion!

Spotted At 981 Manhattan Avenue: Closed…

July 3, 2015 ·
Filed under: 11222, Greenpoint, Greenpoint Brooklyn, Greenpoint Magic 

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Closed until further notice NYS

It would appear after a visit and thorough inspection courtesy of New York’s Bravest*, the Salvation Army is closed until further notice. UPDATE, 3:41 pm: word on the street is the Salvation Army’s space experienced flooding. Once this is remediated they will reopen. We’ll see…

*It is my understanding that 977 Manhattan Avenue was inspected as well. Why does this stuff always happen while I am on vacation?

New York Shitty Photo Du Jour: The Word On The Street

July 3, 2015 ·
Filed under: 11201, Boerum Hill, Boerum Hill Brooklyn, The Word On The Street 

Dean Street NYS

Taken July 2, 2015.

Greenpoint Photos Du Jour: Manhattan Avenue

July 2, 2015 ·
Filed under: 11222, Greenpoint, Greenpoint Brooklyn, Greenpoint Magic 

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Yes folks, nothing says “Welcome home” from a vacation in New Mexico quite like a, this, tenement on wheels. What’s more, an eagle-eyed bystander (who is clearly a connoisseur of fine motor vehicles/”rides”) was kind enough to bring to my attention the car parked behind it.

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A retired police car festooned with not one— but two— American flags. I have given this the moniker “the Bluesmobile” (for obvious reasons)…