Java Street Jackasses

August 18, 2007 by
Filed under: Dung of the Day, Other Shit 

Saturdays are serious work days for me. As incomprehensible as it may seem to some, I like this arrangement. When the cubicle monkeys are slaving away, I go out to play. And vice versa. Never shall the two of us meet.

This morning was busier than most. After awakening at 7:45 a.m. and trying to:

  1. write
  2. play around with a few photos I took
  3. compose emails
  4. and failing miserably at all the above

I realized it was 10:15 a.m. Time to go. Fifteen minutes ago. The first item on my agenda was checking out the grand opening of the Yard Gallery on Java Street. What I beheld there was a bit disappointing, but they were still setting up. Greenpointers are not early to rise. Greenpointers may not be healthy or wealthy— but we are wise. Unlike these assholes.

150 Java Street

This is the site of soon-to-be Belvedere XII: 150 Java Street. It was featured in this post. Usually when one is engaged in illegal activity he (or she) tries to be discreet. These contractors were not. Their little heads told their big heads hiss and holler at anything wearing a skirt. Or a kilt— which was what I happened to be wearing at this morning.

In hindsight I realize I was asking for it. I should have known better. The thought of bagpipes and log-tossing gives boners. To idiot boneheads.

Apparently someone took issue with their nefarious (and very noisy activity) this morning, called 311 and filed a complaint with the Department of Buildings regarding “off-hours” construction without a permit. He (or she) was not the only one to do so either.

Will anything come of it? Probably not. Such is the cat and mouse game developers play here nowadays. I know this because people like me (READ: renters) usually end up being losers.*

Miss Heather

*Because we are clearly too poor, stupid and/or lazy to buy a condo. My monetary worth is only good for a nail job. Which (of course) reflects my intellectual aptitude and overall worth as a human being woman.


3 Comments on Java Street Jackasses

  1. al oof on Sun, 19th Aug 2007 12:40 am
  2. in fairness, caber tossing is basically about getting your log as erect as it can get. that’s pretty hot.

  3. missheather on Sun, 19th Aug 2007 1:01 am
  4. You crack me up Al.

  5. rowan on Sun, 19th Aug 2007 1:31 pm
  6. i stopped by the Yard opening 5pm. it was kind of disappointing. i don’t know what kind of activity went on earlier but what i saw there was not much different than what one usually sees at yard sales (stoop sales) or at Buffalo Exchange. i cheered myself up by wandering down to Williamsburg’s Like the Spice gallery to look at some terrific drawings.

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