Monday, April 6 2015

A Short-lived Ed Snowden Statue in Fort Greene Park

The Snowden statue story was a bust. By 1pm, all that was left for reporters to cover was an empty pedestal and scattered, departing detectives.

On the topic of: Art, Brooklyn, Ed Snowden, Fort Greene, News, NSA, Reporters, Snapshots

Images in this Blogski: 1

Sunday, March 29 2015

Lead Generation

FDNY paramedics strategically parked their ambulance smack dab in a bike lane to encourage cyclist calamities and develop new business while they stopped for coffee at Brooklyn Roasting Company's location on Flushing Avenue. I was in coffee shop working when I saw them ditch the vehicle here. 

REQUISITE DISCLAIMER: I respect the FDNY's work and general heroism.

On the topic of: Authority, Bicycles, Bike Lanes, Brooklyn, Cycling, FDNY, Navy Yard, Safety, Traffic

Images in this Blogski: 1

Wednesday, March 25 2015

Surfers Thereza & Matej

couchsurfers Matej and Thereza

I came to realize I don't document the interactions I have with the surfers who crash through this pad.

I've taken head-on snaps of previous surfers, some friendly semi-stagey shots. I've taken no good candids showing the things that make hosting random strangers worthwhile. So, mid-conversation, while we were playing "Whose Country Has More Problems?" I excused myself to retrieve a camera then came back to my spot on the floor. 

On the topic of: Apartment Life, Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn, Candids, CouchSurfers, CouchSurfing, Personal Life, Snapshots, Travelers

Images in this Blogski: 2

Tuesday, March 24 2015

Emergent Artisinal Flavors 2015: Seafood Ice Cream

neon sign fried chicken restaurant bed-stuy

Seafood Ice Cream is one of those emergent artisanal flavors forecasted for trending in Spring 2015, right?

On the topic of: Artisanal, Bed-Stuy, Flavors, Ice Cream, Night, NYC, Snapshots, Storefronts, Streets

Images in this Blogski: 3

Tuesday, March 24 2015

Subway Sleeper

He was asleep when I got on at 86th Street. He woke up when they called for 59th street, packed up his pad, and got off the train. 

On the topic of: Manhattan, MTA, New York City, NYC, Sleep, Snapshots, Transit, Travelers, Urban Life

Images in this Blogski: 2

Sunday, March 22 2015

Couchsurfer Lydia

couchsurfer packing up

Lydia, from Germany, surfer of my IKEA KARLSTAD for three nights, was in NYC to participate as a lead delegate in the model UN at the actual UN. 

On the topic of: Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn, Couch-based Diplomacy, CouchSurfers, CouchSurfing, Sharing Economy, Travelers

Images in this Blogski: 1

Friday, March 20 2015

How I Spent the Vernal Equinox 2015

snow window kava schteeble

Spring just sprung. Earth experienced the equinox at 6:45pm. 

From when I arrived up until about an hour ago, a gal'd been sitting next to Shirley Bassey in that yellow chair. She'd just moved to NYC from Saint Louis, was very chatty. I was trying to get my work done. I politely engaged in conversations when she would initiate them about every 10 minutes.

On the topic of: Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn, Ironies, Snow, Spring, Tinder, Weather

Images in this Blogski: 1
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