Entries in the ‘Street Stuff’ Category:

Bergdorfs, Barneys and Fendi Do Christmas 2014

This year, like many high end New York City stores, Barneys used their entire store front for a Christmas canvas.  They decorated it with 3 D holiday tableaus in gleaming gold, carrying the gold  over to this window and illuminating it with sculptured circles in an elegant, clean design.   I’m afraid the phrase “clean [...]

Kiss Pops Up on Preppy East 79th Street

  Seventy-ninth Street on the preppy upper East side is not a typical type hangout for the likes of the Kiss guys and their wow theatrical make-up. But there they were in a giant poster at the Madison Avenue bus stop. I have no idea what their music sounds like and I’m not a fan [...]

A Cool Invitation from Burberry

Standing across the street, I had already taken some exterior shots of the Burberry store on Madison Avenue showing pedestrians walking by a huge interior video screen filled with flashing models. When I  returned days later for some close-ups, the store front was surrounded by scaffolding for building repairs. Swell. It was tough to see [...]

On Being Chased Away from a Children’s Playground

When I first started  taking photographs around the city, I remember a fun hour spent in a playground photographing kids splashing around a water fountain. But that was years ago. Times have changed, but I didn’t know how much till I recently passed another playground on a steamy August morning. Inside the surrounding iron fence, [...]