Monthly Archives: November 2009

Lafayette & Grand

The structures at the corner of Lafayette and Grand streets in SoHo, in downtown New York City, were recently torn down to make room for a new real estate development (probably another  luxury condo). Once the lot had been razed to the ground, some awesome graffiti and street art painting was exposed.

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Down to Earth

We love this wheat-paste street-art poster on Broome St. in SoHo. There’s a retro-Communist aesthetic evoked from this image of a cute baby astronaut in A.S.V.P.-branded helmet.

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Stage on Wheels

From our City Life file: We stumbled upon this portable stage — a kind of bandshell on wheels — parked at Grand and Orchard streets on the Lower East Side.¬† An indie band was playing the stage at the time — we wish we could remember their name. The stage and concert were part of the Apples on Orchard street festival, an annual event to mark the start of autumn in New York City.

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