I noticed this odd text advertisement on 1st Ave btw. 10th and 11th the other day – you can see it above the black Lanza’s sign.
What’s great about it, to me, is not the ad itself but the fact that someone would consider this minute 2 or 3 . . .
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One aspect of New York that always amazes me is forgotten property. New York – and especially Manhattan – feels overwhelmingly like a city that has no secrets. It’s like every inch has been studied and cataloged by developers, photographed by tourists, written on by graffiti artists, trampled by residents, etc., etc., etc. Obviously, there’s a lot more to see than is readily apparent, . . .
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Great Daily Show ad at the corner of 52nd & 11th, right near the show’s studio:
I don’t regularly hang out at 52nd & 11th, so this could be years old for all I know (for non-New Yorkers, Larry Flynt’s can’t-miss-it West Side Highway strip club is right around the corner). Out . . .
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Someone emailed me a couple weeks back that there was a man jumping off a ledge on West 23rd btw. 8th & 9th. It took me a while to finally get around to checking it out, but luckily, the man is still in the process of jumping:
I believe this is some . . .
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Yesterday, I posted about the ornate sign on East 10th Street featuring a herd of elephants. As it happens, I was later in the Upper East Side when I saw this building around the East 60′s, which sort of one-ups it…
I mean, the building has its own set of . . .
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This building, 9 East 10th Street (once the home of author Dawn Powell), features a really, really neat building number sign.
It’s beautifully ornate, especially on this otherwise unremarkable building.
I love the African theme, sort of feels like it . . .
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