I’ll return to the escapism of the tropics in a moment, but I couldn’t help but note that it has been a year and a few days since I started a new job in DUMBO (which stands for Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass), Brooklyn. The neighborhood is wedged between the river, the BQE, the Navy Yard and old factories. It is home to galleries, arts organizations, fancy boutiques and a growing number of condos, yet still retains its quiet, cobbled, industrial feel. From my desk I have a view of the East River and use my iPhone to document the changing of the weather, seasons, clouds, light and sky. I’ve become an astute observer of light on smoke stacks and passing ferries, barges and tugs on the river. Enjoy my little window on New York City. There is a full set on Flickr.
2 thoughts on “A Year at 20 Jay”
Great pics! Love dumbo and love brooklyn roasting co. Seems like your building is right across the cobblestone and railway track covered asphalt road!
I sure am right across the street! What an asset that coffee shop is to the neighborhood. And what a temptation to leave my desk and get a delicious coffee! My favorite is the mixto (mesto?) – an Americano with steamed milk, my ultimate coffee drink.