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NYC’s Slush Filled Crosswalks: A disturbing case study.

On the afternoon of March 15th 2017, nearly 24 hours after a major snow storm dumped a few inches of snow in much of NYC, I took a walk from Court Square to 50th avenue along Jackson avenue in LIC. The purpose of this trip was to document the various snow shoveling efforts of property […]



The Machine Shop

Within an otherwise empty industrial building in NYC lies this hidden room, filled with intrigue.



How Graffiti Can Play A Role in The Resistance.

We are living in some truly disturbing times. Graffiti is part of the solution.



The 5 Fatal Flaws of BQX.

In February of 2016, New York City Mayor DeBlasio unveiled a plan for the city to build a street car/light rail line along the Brooklyn and Queens waterfront in conjunction with an organization known as ‘Friends of BQX”. Since then, there has been no shortage of arguments, some for and many against the proposal. This […]



FR8 Chronicles 50 – Stone Cold Bitch

Stone season is right around the corner.



4 little known facts about the new Second Avenue Subway, and phase 2 budgeting

As the first phase of the second avenue subway finally opens, it is important to note a few interesting distinctions.



L.I.C.’s embarrassing ‘chewed up bubblegum’ sculpture installed.

“What the hell is that? Are they trying to distract drivers more”? This was the first comment I heard from a passerby as I watched a work crew installing L.I.C.’s newest, and arguably ugliest piece of public art. The work, commissioned by the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs, was first planned over two years ago. […]



Make yourself great again, 2016.

The way to ‘make America great again’ isn’t by kicking and screaming that ‘they took our jobs’. Globalization happened, the horse left the barn over 20 years ago. NAFTA was written by the teams of GW Bush 1, Carlos Salinas de Gortari, and Brian Mulroney. You can blame both houses Bush and Clinton for that […]



Moore McCormack’s Brooklyn Pier

This summer, the abandoned remains of Moore McCormack’s Brooklyn facility are being wiped off the face of the planet.



Disassembling Liz Crowley’s Dumb Light Rail on the Bushwick Branch Idea

Crowley standing with a map that shows the Bushwick branch as part of light rail network – photo credit: DNAinfo.com/Ewa Kern-Jedrychowska If there’s one thing I can’t get enough of, it’s stupid politicians with stupid ideas talking about things they clearly don’t know anything about.