Brooklyn Rooftop Revolutions

Like The Matrix before them, our Brooklyn rooftops are often being revisited, reloaded and re-photographed, and I must admit seeking through my sequels an even more spectacular result than obtained initially. While the great geographical bottom set remains unchanged, New York skies happen to be a refreshingly alive and very morphing entity, ever-changing, often moody,…

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The New York Chronicles

To Marie, New York is like a deep dive, dangerous, intense, shifted, addictive. She feels dark and opaque as I drop down, temporarily alone and immobile, on my way towards deeper illusive goals and strange chimeras. Blood starts rushing to my head and I fight off heat narcosis in a frantic struggle to remain in…

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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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