Monday, August 17, 2015

On the Staten Island Ferry early this summer, then on to Ridgewood, Queens

Here's a job for you - working at the Liberty Cafe aboard the Staten Island Ferry

Coast Guard boat with automatic rifles - ever since 9/11

these guys were trying to sneak a smoke but I wouldn't let them

approaching Staten Island through the fog

NYPD harass one black guy. I witness. It goes nowhere, fortunately.

tourists waiting to exit the Ferry so they can turn around and ride it back to Manhattan

On Staten Island, someone has found a quiet corner to call home, temporarily. Why don't we have enough resources to house everyone? Why have to claim this spot? it's in a remote corner of the Ferry Terminal building.
Scenes from Staten Island ...

There's a bay on the other side of this wall, and on the other side of the bay is New Jersey

Ridgewood recycles. Scenes below from Ridgewood as the B38 rumbles along.

Subtle artwork at Smith & 9th Streets, elevated station