From the archive: 5Pointz

  These images are from a series I shot at the Institute of Higher Burning, an “outdoor art exhibit space in Long Island City, New York, considered to be the world’s premiere graffiti Mecca, where aerosol artists from around the globe paint colorful pieces on the walls of a 200,000-square-foot factory building”.


Liminal Walk: Beaches & Bunkers

  Today we took a walk around the bunkers of Fort Tilden and along the beach at Rockaway.

Rockaway Beach, Queens, NYC


  With an assignment to capture sand, blue skies and sea, I joined the many cyclists heading down to Rockaway this afternoon.


On the Beach in Queens

  Far Rockaway beach at Fort Tilden is quiet even on Labor Day weekend. Though it’s well worth riding down to the sea, we can’t recommend taking the quicker-looking but mildly traumatic route down Flatbush Avenue. Best to head out via the bike lane next to Ocean Parkway, then cut across East, using the path […]

The 5 Boro Bike Tour

  Pictures of the push-bike journey on Sunday. Note to self: Invest in a more comfy bike seat.  

Chop Shop: Willets Point Film Comes to NYC Soon

  Photo: BIB  The Iron Triangle, a/k/a Willets Point (above), is the setting for Ramin Bahrani’s movie Chop Shop, which gets a theatrical run at  Film Forum February 27 to March 11. If you were drawn into Bahrani’s previous film, Man Push Cart (Friend of BIB Dennis wrote about it here), we can highly recommend Chop Shop. […]

Queens: Diner Design

   The Court Square Diner with a hand cut perspex typeface.