Greenburg Photos Du Jour: More Snow Creature Selections

Noble Street

Banker Street


McCarren Park






As coincidence would have it I found a also found the latter most in my inbox when I arrived home. Ed writes:

Hey Miss Heather,

Longtime reader here. Keep up the good work. Found some hipsters hard at work and they made this fella. People think he looks Polish. Hope the creators read your blog to get credit for this.

You and me both, Ed. It is quite the masterpiece!

Miss Heather

Greenpoint Photos Du Jour: The Snowmen of Huron Street

February 27, 2010 ·
Filed under: 11222, Greenpoint, Greenpoint Brooklyn, Greenpoint Magic 

Taken February 27, 2010.

Miss Heather

New York Shitty Day Starter: The Norman Snowman

February 27, 2010 ·
Filed under: 11222, Greenpoint, Greenpoint Brooklyn, Greenpoint Magic 

This handsome chap comes courtesy of lady_rachel and hails from, appropriately enough, Norman Avenue. For those of you who are not in the know Norman Avenue was named after the founding father of Greenpoint: one Dirck Volckerstzen. Better known as “Dirck the Norman“— who was undoubtedly all too familiar with the fluffy stuff which is currently proliferating in our fair ‘burgh.

It should also be noted (because I am a history dork/Greenpoint geek) there was once a place called Norman’s Kill. Don’t take my word for it. Here’s a snippet from an article from the March 11 1888 edition of the Brooklyn Daily Eagle. NOTE: “E.D.” means Eastern District which encompasses what we now know as Williamsburg, Bushwick and Greenpoint.

You can continue reading this (lengthy— but interesting) tome by clicking here. Otherwise, if you’re curious about Het Dorp, click here.

Enjoy!

Miss Heather

New York Shitty Day Ender: The Seagulls of Huron Street

February 26, 2010 ·
Filed under: 11222, Greenpoint, Greenpoint Brooklyn, Greenpoint Magic 

Negotiating the streets might have been a slog for us bipeds today, but as you can see the seagulls of Huron Street took the snow in stride— in a manner of speaking. As a matter of fact, I’d go so far as to day they were having a grand time!

And on that note, dear readers, I am calling it an early day. A nice hot bath and an evening of relaxation beckons!

Miss Heather

Greenpoint Slide Show Du Jour: Blizzard 2010

February 26, 2010 ·
Filed under: 11222, Greenpoint, Greenpoint Brooklyn, Greenpoint Magic 

As promised, here is a mini slide show of highlights from my walk around north Greenpoint this morning. Enjoy!

And on that note, dear readers, I am off to prepare a little wintertime stew! You can view more nifty images of snow white Greenpoint  by checking out the New York Shitty photo pool.

Miss Heather

Reader Contribution Du Jour: McGolrick Park

February 26, 2010 ·
Filed under: 11222, Greenpoint, Greenpoint Brooklyn, Greenpoint Magic 

This lovely image comes courtesy Jason Peragallo. Great capture!

Miss Heather

P.S.: I took a little sojourn around Greenpoint north. You can look forward to a mini slide show in a bit. Stay tuned!

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