Greenpoint Photos Du Jour: DIY

August 18, 2009 by
Filed under: 11222, Greenpoint, Greenpoint Brooklyn, Greenpoint Magic 

The junk shop gets a number of interesting items— and although I try to refrain from posting a great many of them I couldn’t resist sharing this homemade Spuds MacKenzie doll.



If my memory serves me correctly this canine had a taste for Stroh’s. But hey, this is Greenpoint: Garden Spotters prefer tall boys.

Miss Heather


2 Comments on Greenpoint Photos Du Jour: DIY

  1. Brooklyn Battery on Fri, 21st Aug 2009 12:12 am
  2. Spuds was the Bud Light dog, Alex the retriever was from Stroh’s. As immortalized by Tone Loc in Funky Cold Medina.

  3. missheather on Fri, 21st Aug 2009 12:24 am
  4. You are indeed correct! (just rolled out the Tone Loc to “fact check”)

    Every time I hear that song I think of “Uncle Buck”. That was, without argument, one of John Candy’s best movies.

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