18.7.10

80ies flashback...

Last night my friend took me to his friend's house party in Brooklyn. I found myself in a loft apartment with two cubic bedrooms inside and the only thing that wasn't like back in the 80ies was my own outfit. Thanks for the flashback guys!!

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15.7.10

Goodbye Dumbo!

Although I have only stayed in Dumbo for a short period time, t it was a total unique experience. After all, staying in a spacious loft apartment in a 7-floor walk up, with a recycling company on the first floor does not happen to everyone. The tenants who are mostly artists even call their own building "trash mansion". I am not sure if I should find that charming or cynical, however, it certainly is one way to deal with the co-existing rats and roaches in this neighborhood.
But not even those can keep away all the world famous photographers and filmmakers that use these cobble-stoned streets under the Manhattan Bridge as their daily studio.
Well, you can't blame them. I loved it here!

The view from my rooftop!!

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Jane's Carousel

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This carousel from 1922 can be seen in a studio at 56 Water Street. In Spring 2011, this beautiful carousel will be set between the Brooklyn and Manhattan Bridge overlooking the spectacular harbor and the lower Manhattan skyline.

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This yellow piano is moving from place in the city to the next.

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My subway stop! waiting for the train was sometimes a bit scary...

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Style works in many ways...

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Worldcup 2010 under the Manhattan Bridge!

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5.7.10

4th of July fireworks!!!

Well, probably like about 77% of New Yorkers I had the traditional 4th of July day.
We went over to my friend's house who lives right by the river in Weehawken, New Jersey. They have the most beautiful view on New York City! I mean we really had first row seats....
The fireworks took about 30 minutes...I recorded about 5 of them but Youtube just takes too long to upload.


Imagine a plane landing in front of your house?

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The famous fireworks!

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