New York Shitty Photos Du Jour: Sackett Street

October 1, 2019 ·
Filed under: 11217, Brooklyn, Gowanus, Stuff That Makes Miss Heather Happy 

As a general rule, I eschew “street penises”. This is because there are simply too damned many of them. This happy, upstanding fellow, who I have named “Scroto Baggins”, is a rare exception. Enjoy!

Urban Artifact: Hoyt Street

September 30, 2019 ·
Filed under: 11217, Brooklyn, Gowanus, Stuff That Makes Miss Heather Happy, Urban Artifact 

That feeling when you see hair the same color as your own, a whole head of it no less, dangling from a tree. Prodigal/feral hair in all its manifold varieties has long been and will continue be a source of amusement to yours truly. It’s how I roll.

New York Shitty Photos Du Jour: Hoyt at Baltic Street

September 30, 2019 ·
Filed under: 11217, Brooklyn, Gowanus, Stuff The Makes Heather Sad, WTF 

Today I had to pick up my work from La Bodega Gallery and opted to make a walk/afternoon of it. I took the G to Bergen Street and walked down to Greenwood Heights. It was at Hoyt and Baltic Street that I beheld this.

As you can see, this lamppost has really tied one on. Some next level engineering, this shit. What you cannot see: an electrical cable straddling Baltic: dangling so tantalizing low it grazed a number of passing trucks, buses and the like. That’s something fun waiting to happen.

Here’s a shot with an upright building as a point of reference. Go home lamppost, you’re drunk.

The Brooklyn “Renaissance”

The Brooklyn Renaissance

Ever wondered what Brooklyn real estate pundits and their minions talk about during a $125.00 a head breakfast? Well, gentle readers, the wait is over. Thanks to an anonymous tipster I have a twenty page transcript of yesterday’s “Brooklyn Renaissance” breakfast at Industry City. It is quite something. “Innovation Alley”, anyone?

UPDATE, October 1st, 12:43 PM: For those of you who may be interested in listening to an audio transcript of these proceedings, here you go!

Quicklink: PIX11

September 24, 2015 ·
Filed under: Boerum Hill, Boerum Hill Brooklyn, Brooklyn, Gentrification 

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This item was brought to my attention by my comrade over at Queens Crap. I encourage each and every one of you, gentle readers, to give it a look-see. As you are doing so please bear the following in mind:

  • Not only is the business in question located in the 33rd City Council district.
  • It is located a short walk from Councilman Levin’s office.

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A. Very. Short. Walk.

I have to wonder what he thinks of this. Maybe an intrepid journalist reading this tome will ask him?

P.S.: Elsewhere one very bright individual brought up a rather interesting question. Do not the operators Jessie’s Deli understand that they face the possibility the(ir) guests may consume/quaff their edibles/drinkables? I for one think this is a very valid question. Maybe they are factoring that in via the rate/deposit?

From The New York Shitty Photo Pool: From Ft. Greene With Love

Silver Man

Taken by Michael.

From The New York Shitty Photo Pool: For Real

August 31, 2015 ·
Filed under: Boerum Hill, Boerum Hill Brooklyn, Brooklyn, New York City 

This is a Real Fire Alarm

Taken by Michael.

From The New York Shitty Photo Pool: Coney Island Culo

August 15, 2015 ·
Filed under: Brooklyn, Coney Island, Coney Island Brooklyn, New York City 

Coney Culo

Taken by Pajarita Frenetica.

From The New York Shitty Photo Pool: One Car Pile-up

August 3, 2015 ·
Filed under: Brooklyn, New York City, Urban Artifact 

One Car Pileup, Officer Down

Taken by Scott Dolan.

From The New York Shitty Photo Pool: Stillwell Avenue

July 18, 2015 ·
Filed under: Brooklyn, Coney Island, Coney Island Brooklyn, Subway 

Coney Island – Stillwell Avenue (New York City Subway) @ Coney Island, Brooklyn, NYC

Taken by Axel Taferner.

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