Shortly before heading into Manhattan for Erika’s book launch, I got to watch from my apartment window as a heavy storm rolled in over Manhattan. The photos below were taken over a period of less than three minutes; afterward we had maybe 1-5 minutes of very heavy rain (which fell mostly sideways) then a few […]
This billboard is right near my office, and I often catch it in varying states of completion. It’s great fun.
These last few months have been rough, but sometimes this city isn’t so bad. I took this from the roof of our building the other night, while waiting for a GPS signal before a run. It’s actually two (or maybe three) separate photos that Google helpfully, and without any prompting from me, made into a […]
Out for a walk one afternoon, and this building just grabbed me. The way it filled the entire frame with faceless identical units, the way it towers over the block despite being set back quite a bit, overwhelming you with its sheer scope. I guess that’s why they call this style brutalist*. *Apparently it’s not–it […]
A massive fire injured dozens of people and destroyed three buildings in the East Village today, including my favorite poutine shop. Hours later, Manhattan was still awash in smoke.