๐Ÿ“ธ | Folks Put On Elaborate Costumes for Free Candy

So as you know, Tuesday was All Hallows’ Eve, or Halloween, as it’s called in the flyover. (jk lol.) After running some errands in the city, I stopped at a couple of neighborhood haunts (tee hee) and snapped a few photos.

But first I had some beers.

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๐Ÿธ | So I Went to a Different Bar and Got Drunk and Had Fun

So, instead of going to my usual spot โ€” which, apparently, the entire world knows I frequent โ€” I decided to go to a different spot to get drunk. This was cool because I got to meet a whole new strata of people, experience a different breed of bartender, and I was never in danger of “fucking up anyone’s money,” as some would say.

Do or Dive

I made the trek to Do or Dive in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn, the former home of a supposedly pretentious, Michelin-starred dining spot that had transformed into a hipster’s wet dream of irony and kitsch, complete with vintage beer signs, retro TVs with UHF dials, and a stuffed shark chomping on an old-school Budweiser can. I mean, the place’s mascot is a kerchief-wearing Frenchie named Poops โ€” and she has her own oversize graffiti logo greeting you as you walk in. Continue reading “๐Ÿธ | So I Went to a Different Bar and Got Drunk and Had Fun”

๐Ÿ“ธ Photos of the Week: Playing With My New Camera, Holly ๐Ÿ“ธ

Last week, I got myself a new toy: Holly.

Holly is a Canon EOS M3 24-megapixel mirrorless digital camera. I know, I know, that’s a mouthful. It’s also my first foray into digital photography in almost 10 years (if you don’t count iPhone photography, which, really, I do not). Up until now, I’d been shooting on film.

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