Greenpoint Back In The Day: Key Food

March 2, 2009 ·
Filed under: Greenpoint Magic 

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Like a number of lucky people I am whiling away my afternoon in the warm confines of Chez Shitty. To keep myself busy I have been reviewing my stash of snaps of Greenpoint from back in the day and decided to share the above juxtaposition of the intersection of Greenpoint Avenue and McGuinness Boulevard. The top photograph dates from the 1980’s 1970’s. The lower shot was taken yesterday afternoon by yours truly. I think we can all agree that although The Garden Spot of the Universe has experienced a number of changes over the years (many of which have not been very poisitve), the last thirty odd years have been very, very kind to McGuinness Boulevard. You’re only getting better with age Mickey G, here’s looking at you, kid!

Miss Heather

From The New York Shitty Photo Pool: Key Food

January 24, 2009 ·
Filed under: Greenpoint Magic 

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This lovely photograph comes courtesy of Victoria Belanger. To close a food-related note, be sure to donate your gently used goods to the Greenpoint Reformed Church’s Stuff Swap. All proceeds will be used to fund their much-needed food pantry and soup kitchen. You can get the 411 about this fundraiser (which starts at 1:00 p.m. today) by clicking here.

Miss Heather

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