New York Shitty Photo Du Jour: Au Contraire

June 22, 2014 ·
Filed under: 11105, Astoria, Astoria Queens, New York City 

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From the 30th Avenue stop of the N train.

New York Shitty Photo Du Jour: Baby, It’s Cold Outside

November 24, 2013 ·
Filed under: Midtown, Midtown Manhattan, New York City, Stuff The Makes Heather Sad 

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This was taken by a very nice lady named Stephanie on the N train at Lexington Avenue and 59th Street last night at 10:00 p.m. Given last weekend a homeless/”unhoused” fellow hereabouts died of hypothermia this made my heart sink. I suppose he (she?) is at least safe and warm— and if you are reading this, gentle readers, chances are you are as well. This is something to consider this upcoming Thanksgiving weekend replete with “Black Friday” sales.

Want versus need. This is something the Bloomturd administration* never really got the “jist” of. But they would not have been able to do what they did— for twelve years— without some semblance of approval. From us. We need┬áto overhaul and/or gut the homeless shelter system as it operates presently. The McCarren Park Ice Rink: that’s a want. There is no reason someone should have to resort to our subway system to have a warm place to sleep (as opposed to freezing to death in out public parks). If Bloomberg can “give” us an ice rink…

Really.

*I have commenced creating a series of snow globe souvenirs of the Bloomberg Administration’s “accomplishments”. Obviously they have a decidedly north Brooklyn “twist” (as that is what I know best). However, suggestions are encouraged! Kick ’em over via comments or my “tips” page.

Subway Photo Du Jour: Cell Phone Lover’s Special

February 14, 2010 ·
Filed under: Culture War, New York City, Subway 

From the Brooklyn-bound platform of the N/R at Prince Street.

Miss Heather

A Park Slope Public Service Announcement

March 12, 2009 ·
Filed under: Brooklyn, Greenpoint Magic, Park Slope 

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This nook (which is located underneath the F train at 4th Avenue) is not a urinal.

That is all.

Miss Heather

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