This summer’s edition of the The Usual, a free, thin, magaziney newspaper that’s a creative journalistic love letter to Montauk, the rugged, shabby chic surfer’s haven at the east end of Long Island’s south fork in New York. We picked up our copy at the Fat Radish on Orchard Street
Awesome street art at the busy corner of Crosby and Prince streets in SoHo. This wheat-paste poster is a graphical image mash-up of U.S. President Barack Obama and late rock legend Jimi Hendrix. The message is a punny play on the the American election-year Rock the Vote campaign and Obama’s
The scene at the counter behind the espresso machines at La Colombe Torrefaction in NoHo, downtown New York City. [ Traduction française ci-dessous. | Deutsch Übersetzung unten. | Traducción al español está por debajo de | 以下の日本語訳。] Die Szene an der Theke hinter den Espresso-Maschinen in “La Colombe Torrefaction” cafe
Stenciled black penguin logo on Ludlow Street.
These massive polka-dotted balloons floating above the basement cafeteria at the Whitney Museum are part of the big retrospective exhibition of Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama there. [ Traduction française ci-dessous. | Deutsch Übersetzung unten. | Traducción al español está por debajo de | 以下の日本語訳。] Diese massiven gepunktete Luftballons schweben über
The rainy twilight view out the 6th floor window of a loft at Canal and Greene streets in SoHo, in New York City.
An updated pic of the massive street-artwork by the New York-based Japanese artist Aiko (a.k.a., “Lady Aiko”) at the Deitch Wall, sometimes called the Bowery Wall, near the corner of the Bowery and Houston Street in downtown New York City. Aiko has worked with artists Takashi Murakami and Banksy in
The beautiful lanterns above the bar at Barrio Chino, a Mexican restaurant with Chinese decor in the Lower East Side of Manhattan. “Barrio Chino” is Spanish for “Chinatown.”