Monthly Archives: May 2013

A Rare Time Machine Sighting In The Bronx

In my 7+ years of scouting in New York City, I’ve only seen a handful of time machines. They’re just about the rarest thing you can stumble on, and on those few occasions when you think you seen one out of the corner of your eye, you’ll turn – and find only empty air. But something special happened the other ... Read More »

The New York City Filming Locations of The Warriors – Part 1

The Warriors never set foot in the Bronx. This might come as a surprise, seeing as how the movie revolves around a New York City gang trying to make their way from the Bronx’s Van Cortlandt Park to Brooklyn’s Coney Island, but filming only took place in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Queens. However, authenticity aside, The Warriors captured nighttime New York ... Read More »

Why I Love Scouting Apartment Lobbies In The Bronx

I’ll never forget the first time I walked into an art deco apartment building in the Bronx. I was taking pictures of a mural on a Grand Concourse building, when a passerby suggested I check out the interior. I headed through the nondescript entrance hallway… …into what has to be one of the most beautiful apartment lobbies in New York ... Read More »

Tour The Incredible Valencia Movie Palace On May 25

Hey everyone – If you’re interested in taking a tour of the incredible Valencia Movie Palace, the Tabernacle of Prayer church will be conducting a tour on Saturday, May 25th, at 11 AM. Space is by appointment only – contact Sister Forbes at 718-657-4210 ext. 20 to sign up. This is 100% set in stone, so if you’re on the ... Read More »

Is This The Weirdest House In New York City?

I’ve been doing a lot of scouting in the Bronx recently, which is great because it’s the borough I know the least and I keep finding interesting little things at every turn. Case in point, I was driving down St. Lawrence Avenue last week… …when I passed by this house: Now, at first glance, you could easily drive by without ... Read More »