Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Closed! De Robertis Pastry Shoppe

A tragic loss to the East Village, De Robertis didn't close due to a rent hike or greedy developers. No, the owner is retiring and the kids aren't bakers. Photographed by the great James and Karla Murray. http://jamesandkarlamurray.blogspot.com/

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Saturday, November 29, 2014

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Downing Street Storefront 2007

In the gentrified hell that is New York City, small businesses like this one (plumber), photographed not long after they vacated the premises, have been lost to soulless chain stores. I took this through a window, a week later - poof!   

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Sunday, November 2, 2014

Sunday, October 5, 2014

Beautiful "Green Point Savings Bank"

From the era when Greenpoint was still two separate words. The latest Brooklyn neighborhood to suffer the gentrification that has nearly destroyed the soul of NYC, Greenpoint has largely held on to its Polish culture with excellent bakeries and restaurants up and down Greenpoint and Manahattan Avenues.  

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Sunday, September 7, 2014

Dublin House, Upper West Side


Thanks to http://visualnorway.blogspot.com/ for showing me the beauty of png

Saturday, September 6, 2014

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Salute: Arthur's Tavern

Grove Street Stompers at Arthur's Tavern where they and the tavern's days are sadly numbered. (Woman on right climbs wall in protest

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Inside Capri

Capri features another beautiful bar directly across from this one. 

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Hey Bartender

Capri Social Club, Greenpoint, Brooklyn

Friday, August 15, 2014

Monday, August 4, 2014

Donohue’s Steak House

An upper east side tradition since the 1950s, Donohue's Steak House is frequented by those who enjoy good food, drink, and conversation accompanied only by the sound of tinkling silverware. A haven of civility.