New York Shitty Photos Du Jour: Good Friday Tidings From Union Square

Or: What is wrong with this picture?

Today the Mister took the day off and we opted to take a sojourn into “the city”. Our first stop was Union Square. There we saw a number of fascinating things. Follows are a few selections.

This young lady who— for reasons which do not need to be outlined— elicited a great deal of “interest”.

And this fellow, Felix Morelo, drawing faces (as he is known to do) with sidewalk chalk. They lead to the “Kissing Spot”.

Here he is giving yours truly a “thumbs up”.

And here he is getting a verbal reprimand from this public space’s rent-a-cops and parks staff. They were not amused.

It was explained to Mr. Morelo that he is not to engage in this (clearly) disruptive, destructive behavior because they would have to clean it up.

Once again, gentle readers: he was drawing a “Kissing Spot”. With sidewalk chalk. You want to know why yours truly dislikes public/private parks “partnerships”, gentle readers? You just saw it. Sure, the proponents this arrangement like to extol upon its financial benefits. However, there is a down-side to this kind of thing: “gate-keepers” are brought in to enforce “standards”— and those standards can (and often do) reach this level of utter absurdity. Sue Bee said it best:

Sidewalk chalk. Are you fucking kidding me?

New York Shitty Day Starter: Bad Luck Spot

December 20, 2012 ·
Filed under: 11237, Bushwick, Bushwick Brooklyn, The Word On The Street 

From Knickerbocker Avenue.

New York Shitty Day Starter: Mad Supper

October 12, 2012 ·
Filed under: 10003, East Village, East Village Manhattan, Street Art 

Felix Morelo: Mad Supper, on Ideal Glass, Finished

Taken by Scoboco.

The Word On The Street: That’s What They Said

March 28, 2011 ·
Filed under: 11211, Street Art, Williamsburg, Williamsburg Brooklyn 

From Driggs Avenue.

Miss Heather

Crosstown Local Photo du Jour: Faces

From the Church Avenue bound platform at Greenpoint Avenue.

Miss Heather

Greenpoint Street Art du Jour: 10 Faces

February 17, 2011 ·
Filed under: 11222, Greenpoint, Greenpoint Brooklyn, Greenpoint Magic, Street Art 

From the intersection of Manhattan Avenue & Nassau Avenue.

Miss Heather

Greenpoint Photos Du Jour: The Bad Luck Spot


Taken May 24, 2010.

Miss Heather

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