Greenpoint Photo du Jour: 130 Greenpoint Avenue

November 11, 2007 by
Filed under: Area 51, Greenpoint Magic 

Greenpoint Avenue 11/10/07

Some of you might recognize the building in the background. Greenpoint’s first “hipster bar” Splendid, once inhabited this space. I celebrated a birthday there once. As was my habit at the time, I jammed the jukebox with Van Halen’s “Unchained”. Over and over. Strangely enough, the hipsters didn’t like it too much.

This, my, special occasion was capped by an exploding manhole. On Greenpoint Avenue, by virtue of Con Edison, not the ever glorious David Lee Roth.

One break, coming up!

Miss Heather


2 Comments on Greenpoint Photo du Jour: 130 Greenpoint Avenue

  1. dupreciate on Sun, 11th Nov 2007 7:14 pm
  2. I’m anything but a crazed tree-hugger, but – way to gaudy up a harmless tree. Bloomberg’s tree initiative disapproves.

  3. missheather on Sun, 11th Nov 2007 7:23 pm
  4. I actually like it. That tree has been dead for years, so what’s the harm? 😉

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