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 Inbox, Part II: And Now A Word From Pittsburgh

July 30, 2015 ·
Filed under: Stuff That Makes Miss Heather Happy, Urban Artifact 

Pittsburgh street find NYS

By and large my inbox is pretty boring. Press releases mostly. Eric Adams is by and large the most prolific. However when my own sister-in-law stumbles upon a find such as this— and thinks of me— quite frankly, I am touched. She writes:

…at first worried maybe you would be offended…

Quite to the contrary. I have been called and/or likened to much worse things.

In closing, if Reverend Jen (or her friends) are paying attention; I have brought Reverend Jen’s work to my sister in law’s attention. She very much wants the proprietress of the Lower East Side Troll Museum herself ┬áto see this work of art. It does, by all appearances, seem to be a painting of the kind of trolls Jen collects and loves. Make it happen, Internet hive mind!

Greenpoint Photos Du Jour: Beautiful On The Inside

Beautiful on the Inside

Beautiful On The Inside 2 nys

Vitamin Water XXX nys

Taken July 30, 2015.

Urban Artifact: Huron Street

Huron Street July 3 2015 nys

Taken July 3, 2015.

Urban Artifact, Part II: 949 Days & Counting

Prison Bear June 10 2015 nys

The facial expression pretty much says it all. Ever wondered what 949 days of non-stop “oversight” of Franklin Street and Greenpoint Avenue will do to you? Well, now you know. Like the hat, however…

(Taken June 10, 2015.)

Urban Artifact: Bedford Avenue

Urban Artifact nys

Taken June 10, 2015.

Greenpoint Photo Du Jour: Manhattan Avenue

workinprogress nys

Today yours truly decided to avail herself of the sunshine and take a stroll around the neighborhood. It was on Manhattan Avenue I happened upon the above item. Knowing Greenpoint genius when I see it, I opted to stop and take a photo of it. This piqued the interest of the gentleman (presumably) responsible for this piece of art. He assured me it is very much a work in progress. The end product will spell out the initials of an buddy of his: “T. T. B.”. I applauded him on his ingenuity using a commonplace object (airplane bottles of liquor, many are to be found hereabouts) and the environment (in this case, a subway grate) so as to create a work of public art. My only suggestion was he perhaps paint the bottles so as to make them more noticeable. He noted quite a few passersby made that suggestion and that he plans to not only paint the bottles (in multiple colors, by hand) but continue this work on the adjacent grates. I am guessing divesting said bottles of their contents (READ: consumption) may very well be a “recreational”/”performance” aspect of this project as well. Brilliant! I can hardly wait to see the rest of this project unfold…

Urban Artifact: High Five

May 31, 2015 ·
Filed under: 10011, Chelsea, Chelsea Manhattan, New York City, Urban Artifact 

High Five nys

Taken May 30, 2015.

New York Shitty Photo Du Jour: Street Eats

May 30, 2015 ·
Filed under: 10011, Chelsea, Chelsea Manhattan, New York City, Urban Artifact 

Mealtime on West 18 Street small

Taken May 30, 2015.

From The New York Shitty Photo Pool: Lady Liberty

Taken by Pajarita Frenetica.

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