Today’s To-Do List

  A couple of reminders from the residents of Park Slope, Brooklyn.

DUMBO: Art Under the Bridge

  The 12th Art Under the Bridge Festival takes place this weekend in DUMBO. It tends to be a very photogenic affair, and it’s free.


The Battel [stet] of Gowanus: Kaiju at The Yard

  On Saturday afternoon, a most happy and delirious spectacle by the banks of the Gowanus Canal. Not only did The Yard treat us to the excellent “Japanese action comic punk” combo Peelander-Z, we also got to see the cage-fighting monsters of Kaiju Big Battel.

Governors Island: Another Time

  On May 31st Governors Island opened up to the public for the summer. Today we took our push-bikes on the free ferry and crossed over the river into the Jazz Age. Michael Aranella and the Dreamland Orchestra were playing to an authentic and beautifully turned out crowd as we arrived. Most of the old […]

Desktop Day: An Eye on Seventh Avenue

  Earlier in the week, I spent a little time with Mark Ravitz (below), creator of the 7th Avenue Drips, which he’s been developing for more than 20 years. He’s also done a range of set designs for David Bowie and concept work for Studio 54’s “Midget Formal Dinner”  Halloween party. Mark’s website is well […]

Desktop Day Double: Ear Phone

   Carroll Gardens at top and Park Slope at bottom. Click on the image to open the large version.