Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Maya Hayuk Mural on the Houston and Bowery Wall

Brooklyn-based artist Maya Hayuk braved New York’s plunging winter temperatures and snow-covered streets to complete her latest mural on the famous wall at the corner of Bowery and Houston in Lower Manhattan.

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Manhattan Bridge

This is the Manhattan Bridge, viewed from Manhattan. It is a suspension bridge that crosses the East River, connecting Lower Manhattan (at Canal Street) with Brooklyn (at Flatbush Avenue Extension). It was the last of the three suspension bridges built across the lower East River, following the Brooklyn and the Williamsburg bridges. Designed by Leon Moisseiff, the bridge was opened to traffic in 1909. 

Sunday, February 16, 2014

Bradley Theodore Paints Mural of Karl Lagerfeld and Anna Wintour

Bradley Theodore created this mural on the facade of L’asso pizzeria on Kenmare Street just East of Elizabeth Street on the border of Soho and Little Italy. The mural features two fashion personalities, Karl Lagerfeld and Anna Wintour head-to-head in a lovestruck pose. The Vogue editor in chief and Chanel designer are shown in profile, facing each other. They are identifiable by their hairstyles - Wintour's famous bob, and Lagerfeld's white ponytail. A small red heart hangs in between them. Their faces are painted as brightly rendered skeletons with colorful teeth.

Friday, February 14, 2014

Snowed In

This year's snowfall accumulation in New York City is one of the snowiest winters on record. 

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Avenue of the Americas Fountain

This beautiful fountain with pool is located at 1251 Sixth Avenue in Manhattan. Diagonally across from the Radio City Music Hall, the fountain is sometimes referred to as the Avenue of the Americas Fountain. 

Monday, February 10, 2014

The Philippines Says Thank You, World.

Three months after typhoon Haiyan made landfall in southeast Asia, the Philippines made an effort to send a message of thankfulness throughout the world for the outpouring support, love, concern, and care of various countries. Electronic billboards are being used to display “Thank You” messages in various major cities including New York, Paris, Tokyo, London, and others. The billboard message in Times Square is pictured above. 

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Icicles and Street Signs

Another blast of winter with a mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain hit the northeast today. The storm leaves behind slushy mess on city streets, pretty snow on tree branches and icicles.

Monday, February 3, 2014

Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge

The Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge is one of the major crossings of the East River. It connects the boroughs of Manhattan and Queens. The bridge is a five span cantilever truss, and is the only one of the four great East River Bridges that is not a suspension bridge.

Saturday, February 1, 2014

Super Bowl Boulevard

Super Bowl fans flock to Super Bowl Boulevard, an interactive, football-themed experience taking place January 29 through February 1, noon–10pm, on Broadway between 34th and 47th Streets. Engineered by GMC, the experience includes a toboggan run, autograph sessions, concerts and the Lombardi Trophy.