There’s a strange little building at the corner of Lafayette and Howard Street, and for years, I’ve wondered what the story is with it:
The small portion on the left is a tiny one-level office, with the facade extending to cover the wall of a parking garage, whose entrance is through that . . .
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Have you ever seen those I Spy children’s books? Each page features a large picture of a whimsical location filled with detail, in which you’re supposed to search for various hidden items listed beside it. I used to have a few when I was a kid, and while I enjoyed the colorful and intricate settings, I never really thought about how much . . .
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Quick announcement – I’m going to be a guest on the Leonard Lopate show on NPR! I should be on the Tuesday show – I’ll post the times on Monday for anyone interested in tuning in.
Now for my Friday assortment of random pictures I took during the past week. First, what can only be described as an umbrella graveyard at Mulberry & Prince:
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I love streets in New York that make you feel as far from the city as possible. Obvious examples include Washington Mews and Pomander Walk, but a third less noted example is one of my favorites: Centre Market Place in Nolita.
Here, hidden in the shadow of the beautiful Police Building, a . . .
→ Read More: Finding Europe in Nolita (and what the heck is on that roof?)