Clayton’s Corner: Catching up with the Locals [PHOTOS]

Posted on: June 13th, 2017 at 5:13 am by

Bridge Runners Club, lead by Power Malu, running to raise money for John Joseph’s child cancer fund…

Bridge Runners stop off at newcomer Zen Chai tea room for a refreshing shot of Chai tea. New place, with fair prices, health drinks, and interesting owners…

…The cut-off tree branches seem out of synch with a rehabilitation center…

…UPS driver/carrier works long hours in all kinds of weather…

…Firemen bagpipe players hanging out on the Lower East Side after some event near Ludlow and Stanton Streets…

…Chinese bottle collector – working, working, working, collecting, collecting, collecting…

…Roger Miret, singer of Agnostic Front, and Michael Alago hanging out at the Webster Hall “Black and Blue Bowl”…

…Spencer Fujimoto legendary skater and friend in a “Front Door” photo at Essex Street…

…Orthodox Jewish man on 6th Street and 1st Avenue looking for other Jews to make a minyan at recently refurbished Anshei Meseritz Congregation shul – 415 East 6th Street. Poet Harry Nudel is one of the ten men required for a minyan…

…Bangladeshi fruit vendor on Essex Street…

…Busking on the street…

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