Monthly Archives: August 2011

Minetta Tavern. Oh, yeah.

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6 cop cars take down tree in violent confrontation #postirene

In what was surely the biggest police action in the East Village today, 6 cars of New York’s Finest surrounded a tree on 1st Avenue and 6th Street that hadn’t surrendered to the forces of Irene and posed a threat to local citizens. Fearing resista… Continue reading

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East Village #postirene

Tompkins Square Park is closed, and there is a big tree down in the middle of one of the paths. Pigeons, squirrels, and a disgusting number of rats are running around together eating whatever was tossed up by the winds. Saw a smaller tree fallen o… Continue reading

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Hand down

Did a little walkabout in Bushwick, and this is the worst damage I saw. I called 311 to report it and waited 10 minutes on hold before they answered. My civic deed for the month. Hurricane Irene was a non-event for me. Hardly rained yesterday and … Continue reading

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Dancing before the storm

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Zip tie art at Astor Place / Flaming Cactus

This is a public art installation done by the Animus Arts Collective for the NYC Department of Transportation’s Summer Streets program. http://animusart.com/current-projects/flaming-cactus/I love it. Continue reading

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Red rage street art on E 7th

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