Moon over Henry Street

"There’s a moon over (Henry) Street tonightI see faces as they pass beneath the pale lamplightI’ve no choice but to follow that callThe bright lights, the people, and the moon and all" Sting Similar posts: Moon over New Jersey Wall Street, the Unlikely Neighborhood Insignificant Brooklyn Street Stories Giglio, Italian Street Fair in Brooklyn Our…

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Bizarre Gowanus Canal

With such a terrible name, the Gowanus Canal could only be an error, one of those pinches in the very fabric of our space-time continuum, a glitch in the matrix. It sits in the middle of Brooklyn, coming from the Upper New York Bay and going nowhere, vestige of the past, frozen in its own…

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Stormy Brooklyn Rooftops – Part 2

Incredible skies continue, night after night, ever-changing, mesmerizing. This one required use of the fire escape hatch to access the roof and face towards the city, the show having begun to the east around a tired moon but later shifted west as the sun courageously fought a daily losing battle, fencing off the advancing queen…

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Stormy Brooklyn rooftops

One area in which the East Coast buries the Pacific Northwest is storms. I’ve seen more interesting clouds in my 2 weeks here than I had in months of Vancouver’s rather laid back weather. Living right below the rooftop might imply searing heat at times but it sure guarantees easy access to the best views.…

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