Trying to play “catch up” with my blog right now and wanted to share some photos from last weekend at Governors Island. Governors Island is only a quick ferry ride away from Brooklyn and it’s a great destination for kids. You can rent bikes (even tandem or 6-seater surrey bikes!) to explore the island on or ride down the longest slide in NYC at 57 feet at The Hills play area. The island offers some of the best views of […]
If you follow me along on Instagram you might have seen some balloons snaps from when we went to the Park Avenue Armory on Sunday to check out British Artist Martin Creed’s retrospective exhibition called “The Back Door”. We spent the majority of our time in the balloon room, because V could not get enough of it! Elsewhere in the exhibition, we encountered films of people vomiting, spitting yogurt and defecating, along an array of metronomes ticking at different speeds, and a […]
If you too feel sorry that this wonderful tribute to street-art will be torn down to be replaced by soulless high-rises, show your love to 5 Pointz by signing the petition to save it: http://www.ipetitions.com/petition/support5pointz/ And if you’re into street-art, check out my previous posts about the Mission District of San Francisco here and here!
Categories: Eve & GP's address book, New York, Travel • Tags: 5 Pointz, Art, Brooklyn, Graffiti, New York, New York City, Photography, Queens, Street Art, street photography, Things to do in New York City, Travel, Travel photos, traveling, travelling, USA
Tagging may be illegal in New York, but not on this extraordinarily Technicolor five-storey, block-long industrial warehouse located in Long Island, New York. 5 Pointz – the moniker “5 Pointz” signifies a unification of all five boroughs: Manhattan, The Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens and Staten Island – serves as a legal painting space for spray-painters (or as described by aficionados, “aerosol artists”) from around the world. 5 Pointz is the epicenter of the graffiti scene – and is even considered to […]
Categories: Eve & GP's address book, New York, Travel • Tags: 5 Pointz, Art, Eve & GP's address book, Five Pointz, Graffiti, industrial art, New York, New York City, Photography, Queens, Street Art, Things to do in New York City, Travel, Travel photos, USA