Another poignant reminder to live in the present and enjoy the moment.

Another poignant reminder to live in the present and enjoy the moment.

Pier 5 BBQ—the last one of 2013?

Pier 5 BBQ—the last one of 2013?

This hilarious and disturbing diptych comes from blogger Princess Sparkle Pony, who writes: “A public service reminder: NEVER make Frowny Sucked-In Lips Face.” 

This hilarious and disturbing diptych comes from blogger Princess Sparkle Pony, who writes: “A public service reminder: NEVER make Frowny Sucked-In Lips Face.” 

Birgit Nilsson

Birgit Nilsson

Beautiful 3-D printed custom homes for hermit crabs, based on city skylines.

Beautiful 3-D printed custom homes for hermit crabs, based on city skylines.

Summer in Brooklyn

Summer in Brooklyn

Nuts

Nuts

Citronella candles. Brooklyn is very buggy this summer.

Citronella candles. Brooklyn is very buggy this summer.

Remember Captain Cleanup, the aesthetic vigilante who’s been painting the town? Looks like he’s struck again—this fire department call box at Remsen Street and Montague Terrace bears his signature look. And his brushwork is improving!

Remember Captain Cleanup, the aesthetic vigilante who’s been painting the town? Looks like he’s struck again—this fire department call box at Remsen Street and Montague Terrace bears his signature look. And his brushwork is improving!

Bacall on wall

This Pop-art portrait of Bronx-born beauty Lauren Bacall is signed SNO and can be found hanging at a neglected corner of the King’s County Supreme Court building’s exterior. I don’t know why!

New post at the Huffington Post


My latest at HuffPo
 is on “Just Passing By,” a short documentary by Susi Dollnig (above).

Only in Brooklyn: Hand-painted artisinal mailboxes

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The Brooklyn Heights Blog has introduced the Internet to one “Captain Cleanup,” an anonymous painter who took it upon himself to repaint two neglected mailboxes in the neighborhood. Going by the remarkable detail recently spotted at a stoplight at Montague and Clinton (above), it seems the Captain has struck again!


Sir Patrick Stewart on His First-Ever Slice of Pizza: ‘My Fiancée and I Were a Little Hung-over’ By Dan Amira, nymag.com
The world was fas­ci­nat­ed and con­fused yes­ter­day when British trans­plant Sir Patrick Stew­art tweet­ed a photo of him­self eat­ing his first slice of pizza in his 72 years of exis­tence.

A slice of Brooklyn life

Sir Patrick Stewart on His First-Ever Slice of Pizza: ‘My Fiancée and I Were a Little Hung-over’
By Dan Amira, nymag.com

The world was fas­ci­nat­ed and con­fused yes­ter­day when British trans­plant Sir Patrick Stew­art tweet­ed a photo of him­self eat­ing his first slice of pizza in his 72 years of exis­tence.

A slice of Brooklyn life