Recently, I’ve been scouting New York looking for Detroit (don’t ask), a search that ultimately led to me to northern Jersey. As I was driving down down Tonnele Ave in Jersey City, I had to pull over and shoot what has to be one of the coolest diners I’ve ever come across, The White Mana Diner. Seriously, do diners get any better than this?
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→ Read More: Leaving NY: The White Mana Diner
Next time you’re heading over the Williamsburg Bridge to Brooklyn, either driving or on the pedestrian walkway, be sure to check out the public school on the south side. PS 110 (the Florence Nightingale school) has one of my favorite school adornments in the city…
…a roof covered in owls!
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→ Read More: The Owls of PS 110
I hate to post non-scouting stuff on this blog, but I’m going to make an exception, as I’m pretty disappointed.
Two years ago, a guy named Oren Peli made an indy horror film called Paranormal Activity on a shoestring budget. The film, a pseudo-documentary ala Blair Witch, is about a couple who discovers that their house might be haunted and set up digital video . . .
→ Read More: Paranormal Activity Screwed Over Again
“New York, You’ve Changed” is a new Scouting NY site feature in which the New York depicted in movies is compared with the city of today. This is not the usual list of shooting locations and addresses to visit next time you tour the city. Instead, this is a full shot-by-shot dissection to see what New York once was and what it has become, . . .
→ Read More: The Film Locations of Ghostbusters (Part 2) (NY, You’ve Changed)
Today marks the first installment of “New York, You’ve Changed,” a new Scouting NY series in which the New York featured in movies is compared with the city of today. This is not meant to be the usual list of shooting locations and addresses to visit next time you tour the city. Instead, this is a full shot-by-shot dissection to see what New York . . .
→ Read More: The Film Locations of Ghostbusters (Part 1) (NY, You’ve Changed)
I was driving down 3rd Ave when I saw some amusing graffiti out of the corner of my eye on this building…
In case you didn’t notice the inconspicuous security camera…
Ha, great. Made me laugh.
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→ Read More: You’re Being Watched