The Weird Stuff

And To Think That I Saw Bees On Mulberry Street

I was just going through an old hard drive when I came across some pictures of one of the odder things I think I’ve ever come across scouting… Last August, I was scouting around Little Italy when I suddenly noticed a crowd of people forming at the corner of Mulberry & Grand. On closer inspection, it appeared they were engulfed ... Read More »

Attention Superman: Lois Lane is in Staten Island

Haha, OK, very funny, Staten Island… Now where’s Jimmy Olsen Drive? I noticed this as I was driving down South Avenue in Staten Island last Friday. Google seems to think it’s Hughes Avenue – then again, they also insist on mislabeling the Perry White Memorial Highway as the FDR Drive, so what do they know? -SCOUT PS – I may ... Read More »

Being Watched

I was recently up scouting the College of Mount St. Vincent, which has a gorgeous campus overlooking the Hudson River. Mount St. Vincent often appears during daylight hours as an archetypal college in movies and TV shows (the movie Doubt in particular). But personally, I love visiting at night. Seriously – how can you beat this? There’s definitely a wonderfully ... Read More »