Greenpoint, October, 2015

Monday, February 29, 2016

Fishing in Greenpoint

Construction for the new Kosciuszko Bridge obscures the changing of the guard, fishwise. Marshall's Smoked Fish Outlet is gone. (A photo from 2010 on Fading Ad Blog captures its decaying mural when there was still something there to see.)
(Photos: F. Someki)
But there's still plenty of fish in the Greenpoint sea. Established in 2010, New York Fish on Anthony St. are purveyors of fresh and frozen seafood. Many other things besides, including Mr. Green Tea ice cream. You can check out their site (it will help to read Chinese).

Saturday, February 27, 2016


Bloomingdale Road approaching Arthur Kill Road, Staten Island.

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

S62 Bus

Climbing Victory Boulevard on a rainy afternoon.
Jersey Street
Albanian Islamic Cultural Center
Bus stop, Silver Lake Park

Monday, February 22, 2016

Tower Street

Water towers on the brain. Here's one from Rte. 287 North in Edison, New Jersey, just after dawn this morning.
And one in Westerly, Rhode Island, from a couple days ago. Oh yes, it's on Tower Street. Named for the older stone tower I didn't capture. Next time.

Friday, February 19, 2016

Impala Palor

 Missing person alert on the BQE.
Hope they find him or her. But who would know what a 2003 Impala looks like?

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Saturday, February 13, 2016

Not Chucking It In Yet

Be the BQE is moving, from one end of the BQE to the other. Well, actually slightly beyond the BQE to Staten Island. (The Research Bureau offices remain in Jackson Heights.)
The USPS makes changing address pretty easy on-line. You even get to change your voter registration. You do need to mail a confirmation to your local Board of Elections. Item C is provided for rural voters, those without street addresses. The example diagram brought back my own RFD (rural free delivery) childhood. While we didn't grow up on Woodchuck Road, we were just a few minutes' walk from Route 2 (a.k.a, the Norwich-Westerly Road). The public middle school (Preston Plains) was on the opposite corner, however. There was no grocery store within miles, unless you counted Lu Macs.

Friday, February 12, 2016

Three-Star Bridge

The mighty Bayonne Bridge, currently under repair, from Richmond Terrace, Staten Island.
When you enter Bayonne Bridge in Google Maps, it gets an average of 3.0 stars based on 22 reviews. Who knew you could review a bridge?

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Greenwich in the Meantime

What a difference 5 days makes. On Friday, the Merritt was shut down during the snow storm that swept up the East Coast (with me). Today, a rest stop offers up a babbling brook under fresh snow.

Sunday, February 7, 2016

Just a Dusting

The Dusty Snowman is in his element. But you'll have to wait for a soft-serve.
Westerly, Rhode Island.

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Orange is the New... Oh, Whatever

A week after the storm, the Sanitation Department flexing its gear on Victory Boulevard. Looks like we're ready to break ice in the Arctic.
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