This was painted on the tile wall of a kitchen that probably hasn’t been used in about 60 years:
I love the red fingernails, the font on the lettering, the detail on the hands, and especially the fact that either its painted as if looking at someone who is holding up their hands for . . .
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When I was a little kid, seeing two abandoned buildings like these would have set my imagination racing. I would have killed to go inside and explore their secrets.
What would I find on the other side of boarded up doorways, broken windows, and crumbling brick walls? What sort of decaying furniture . . .
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I just wanted to take a moment to thank all of the blogs that have linked here over the past few days. We had a lot of interest this past week due to some really, really generous reviews on Neatorama, Metafilter, Laughing Squid, and many others, and I’m in your debt.
If you’re new to the site, I hope you enjoy it enough to . . .
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Merry Belated Christmas/Happy Hanukkah/Holidays/Etc.! I was grappling with two enormous backpacks on my way out of the city on Tuesday when I noticed this great cast-iron (?) clock on the Schwarzenbach Building at 470 Park Avenue South btw. 31st & 32nd Street.
In my pictures it looks prominent, but this is something you’d almost . . .
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Nothing is better than driving through a neighborhood I’ve never been to and stumbling on something like this:
You can find this amazing art-moderne building at the corner of Beverley Rd and Bedford Ave, and when I say Bedford Ave, I don’t mean a stretch in Williamsburg/Greenpoint, or Bed-Stuy. Some of you . . .
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Watch out when you’re coming out of the Bedford Avenue L-Train stop in Williamsburg…
…Someone hung mistletoe above the stairwell entrance!
OK, it’s plastic, but any sort of mistletoe counts at Christmas, right?
. . .
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