…but between working on Feminspire and working at my real job and surviving a hurricane, it’s been a little rough! My goal is to start writing in this blog at least 3 times a week, and if I can keep it up past Christmas, I can start calling myself a blogger again.
Meanwhile, here are some photos from the past few months:
Fall in Harlem River Park:
A toilet up for grabs on 14th Street:
Pumpkin graveyard outside St. Marks Market in the East Village:
Some pretty fall leaves in New England:
Even pirates need smoke breaks in the Garment District:
It’s Official: Jay-Z Killed Twee Brooklyn (but don’t worry, you can still get artisan mayo):
And of course, the inevitable Frankenstorm Sandy photos. I went down to Coney Island to volunteer with the United Way after the storm hit, but did not take pictures. Pictures wouldn’t adequately convey the nightmare that residents of Coney Island (and Staten Island and the Rockaways among other places) are still living in.
Delivery as the storm gets going:
Before the worst of the storm even hit, Monday afternoon:
My neighborhood was spared the worst of it, but there was still damage:
Roosevelt Island Tram was one of the first transportation methods to be restored. Unfortunately, as I live in Astoria, not Roosevelt Island, I had to walk home from Manhattan on Halloween:
Incredible gridlock on Halloween, even for NYC:
The Empire State Building, lit up, during dusk in the Dark Zone right before they restored power to most of Lower Manhattan:
Directing traffic by flashlight:
The Flatiron Building, dark, at the edge of the Dark Zone:
Union Square, lit by Con Ed trucks, framed by dark buildings:
Bars stayed open in the blackout (this was after power came back on though):
Lined up for gas on Ave C. The other side of this gas station was a snarl of cars, police officers, and fighting. Cars were backed up for blocks up Ave C.