Urban Fur: Jolson’s Revisited

As I stated previously, the Mister and I are taking a staycation. and No staycation would be complete without a visit to Jolson’s Fine Wines & Spirits. He, so as to acquire some grappa and raki. I, so as to visit my favorite brick shit house of a cat: Chupi.

Chupi the stare nys

He even got up close and personal for the camera!

Chupi up close and personal NYS

Is it just me— or does this handsome fellow sport more than a passing resemblance to Jaws? If Richard Kiel was a cat, anyway.

Chupi Profile nys

Here’s a profile shot.

ROAR nys

This yawn shot came out rather hilarious. Eventually Chupi’s aide de camp, Bagheera, graced us with his presence.

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The make a pretty awesome team, don’t they?

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The Word On The Street: 21st Street

August 30, 2014 ·
Filed under: 11105, Astoria, Astoria Queens, The Word On The Street 

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Taken August 28, 2014.

Great Moments in Advertising Placement: Astoria Edition

Get Curly 600

My not-so-inner nerd/freak was jumping for joy upon making this discovery. So much so I had to point out my find to the Mister:

What we are seeing here are two ways one can get curly. You can use the product advertised on that billboard or you can simply have sex in Athena’s temple.*

*Special thanks/props go out to a fellow (owner?) at the Greenpoint Toy Center for making me aware of this. NOTE: he did so because I was purchasing a Medusa figurine which now stands watch atop my monitor. Thanks!

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

From 20th Avenue.

New York Shitty Photo Du Jour: 14 Place

Taken May 7, 2014.

New York Shitty Photos Du Jour: Ditmars Boulevard

April 12, 2014 ·
Filed under: 11105, Astoria, Astoria Queens 

Taken April 12, 2014.

Spotted On 31st Street: Binti

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This is eerily reminiscent of a flyer I spied on Manhattan Avenue not terribly long ago. As to whether this is a new trend (burglarizing apartments and puppies) is anyone’s guess— either way it is not cool. If anyone has seen Binti or knows of her whereabouts please contact her people at the above-listed telephone number. Thanks!

New York Shitty Photos Du Jour: Help Keep New York City Clean

23rd Avenue, 11105

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Manhattan Avenue 11222

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Help Keep NYC Clean

(All taken October 6, 2013)

Spotted in Astoria: Steve Levin

September 15, 2013 ·
Filed under: 11205, 11206, Astoria, Astoria Queens, Greenpoint, Greenpoint Brooklyn, Greenpoint Magic, Wow, WTF 

Astoria for Levin and Ciafone

Re-elect Levin IN ASTORIA

The primary might be over, but the mysteries and vestiges remain. Like these posters on Broadway in Astoria, Queens the Mister and I spied this weekend, for example. Why are they here?

Anyone?

The Word On The Street, Part II: Special Salinger Edition

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As captured today in Astoria by Catherine Penfold (who was gracious enough to let me share it here— thanks!)

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