Williamsburg Photo Du Jour: Bedford Avenue

This interesting counterpoint to today’s find on Huron Street hails from (where else) Bedford Avenue.

New York Shitty Photos Du Jour: Southside Sartorialism

I happened upon this fellow this afternoon on Bedford Avenue. It has been my observation that the “cat walk” (my moniker for Williamsburg’s main drag) has many a folk strutting his/her stuff. Most think they look better than they really do. And then you have this gentleman. His fashion sensibility (which I would describe as Bootsy Collins with a dash of Road Warrior) tickled my fancy. Note the monocle installed onto the eye wear. I am pleased to report he had a great personality to match. I give this get-up two enthusiastic thumbs up. Well done!

From The New York Shitty Photo Pool, Part II: Bedford Avenue

By Jilly Ballistic.

From The New York Shitty Photo Pool: Policy Advisory

February 22, 2014 ·
Filed under: 11211, Street Art, Williamsburg, Williamsburg Brooklyn 

By Jilly Ballistic (who I would like to thank for kicking me over the video footage!).

Urban Artifact: Still There

Looks like Spidey and his rather well-endowed companion were stronger than the storm!

Williamsburg Photo Du Jour: From The Southside With Love

February 14, 2014 ·
Filed under: 11211, 11249, Williamsburg, Williamsburg Brooklyn 

Taken February 14, 2014.

Williamsburg Photo Du Jour: The Word On The Street

January 11, 2014 ·
Filed under: 11211, The Word On The Street, Williamsburg, Williamsburg Brooklyn 

Taken January 11, 2014.

Urban Artifact: Bedford Avenue

January 11, 2014 ·
Filed under: 11211, Urban Artifact, Williamsburg, Williamsburg Brooklyn 

Spiderman is rocking a pretty fierce sidekick nowadays. Per the person who brought this to my attention, this hilarious item not only survived the recent blizzard, but has graced this intersection for at least three months.

(Insert “Who needs Robin/”boy wonder” or “man of steel” joke here.)

From The New York Shitty Inbox: A Christmas Present For The MTA

December 16, 2013 ·
Filed under: 11211, Williamsburg, Williamsburg Brooklyn 

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A merry hooligan named Julian writes:

Hey Heather,

It has been awhile since piece but I just put up my latest piece a Christmas present to the MTA at Bedford L stop that I thought you might be interested in…

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The present is waiting for the MTA to come pick it up at Bedford Ave stop, it is going to be there for the next 24 hours thanks to the watchful eye of the Bedford Ave busker. It is just a mould of my body but it sure has confused a number of people thinking it is a mime.

Nice. Perhaps Julian should knock out one of these bad boys for the Crosstown Local? Given the recent “green-lighting” of Greenpoint Landing…

The Word On The Street, Part II: Special Bedford Stuyvesant Edition

November 5, 2013 ·
Filed under: 11205, Bed-Stuy, Bed-Stuy Brooklyn, The Word On The Street 

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Bill Murray Welcome

If Bill Murray is listening out there, there’s a residence on Bedford Avenue with your name on it…

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