Spring (And Now It Will Be 87 Tomorrow)

Posted: May 11th, 2015 | Filed under: Brooklyn, Queens

Spring at Brooklyn College:

Library, Brooklyn College, Flatbush, Brooklyn, April 26, 2015

Boylan Hall, Brooklyn College, Flatbush, Brooklyn, April 26, 2015

Lily Pond, Brooklyn College, Flatbush, Brooklyn, April 26, 2015

Then a few days later, spring at Astoria Park:

Lawn, Astoria Park, Astoria, Queens, April 29, 2015

New York Chlorofluorocarbons Lose To Sounders 3-1.

Posted: May 6th, 2015 | Filed under: The Bronx

The MLS NYCFC vs. Seattle Sounders at Yankee Stadium on May 3:

NYCFC vs. Seattle Sounders, Yankee Stadium, The Bronx, May 3, 2015

The cadence of the “NYC-FC!” chant sort of sounds like “NY CFC!” You think people are rooting for New York Chlorofluorocarbons.

The layout of the field (pitch?) is odd, and they actually add sod to the infield for each game:

NYCFC vs. Seattle Sounders, Yankee Stadium, The Bronx, May 3, 2015

Then celebrating on River Avenue afterward — this was a loss, mind you, and one where the Sounders basically dismantled the defense — who knows what would it have looked like had they won:

River Avenue Between East 162nd Street and East 161st Street, The Bronx, May 3, 2015

Too Soon, Even For A Sandra

Posted: March 30th, 2015 | Filed under: Manhattan

While browsing the inventory of personalized souvenir magnets at Grand Slam New York in Times Square we found this one, which I was surprised they still make, given the name’s current connotation:

Grand Slam New York, 1557 Broadway, Times Square, Midtown Manhattan, March 27, 2015