Snapped this fresh piece of street art pasted on a vertical I-beam on Spring Street near the southwest corner of Lafayette St., right where SoHo begins to morph into NoLIta. So, let’s deconstruct a bit, shall we? Here we’ve got a disembodied head of a middle-aged man wearing an armyContinue Reading

Walking towards SoHo along Grand Street through Chinatown, we spotted this piece of graf about a block or so west of ever-shrinking Little Italy and Mulberry Street. “Suicide Bomber” is an ominous enough tag, but one that in New York City, before 9/11, would have been written off as justContinue Reading

Imagining the future. A scale architectural model of lower Manhattan that features the Freedom Tower and surrounding buildings as envisioned by Daniel Libeskind to replace the former World Trade Center. This model can be seen at the Center for Architecture in Greenwich Village, in New York City. Typhoon Photo

The stencil is the massage. Here’s another one of those stenciled catchphrases you see around lower Manhattan. These slogans are sometimes ironic plays on words, tweaks of well-worn idioms, and sometimes stabs at political commentary. “Pray for Pills” is one of the more ominous and darkly comic turns at street-artContinue Reading

Returning to Manhattan from upstate New York, we snapped this shot from a Hudson River Line train looking west over 125th Street. The thoroughfare is the main cross-town artery running through Harlem. It was a cool and quiet Sunday of a long holiday weekend, but that didn’t stop the adContinue Reading

It was a hot, muggy summer day in New York City. We were on our way cross-town to Pier 45 to lie on the grass and cool off by the Hudson River and while cutting through the East Village we spotted this garage door covered with a collection graf–two large,Continue Reading