Clayton’s Corner: Bullets, Vaccines, and Fridges

Posted on: February 19th, 2021 at 5:10 am by

Photo: Clayton Patterson

And we’re back with another installment of Clayton’s Corner, in which neighborhood photographer Clayton Patterson shares his sightings.

On Tuesday, an unidentified 75-year-old woman had been standing near the corner of Delancey Street shortly before 12:30pm. She reportedly heard four or five shots, then felt the pain. One of the discharged bullets hit her buttocks…

Photo: Clayton Patterson

…The Marte Valle school on Stanton Street is one of a few vaccine centers on the Lower East Side. Lines of folks awaiting inoculation are common…

Photo: Clayton Patterson

…The plant-based community fridge outside Overthrow Boxing Club, which dispenses free food to those seeking help. Locals drop off or pick up depending on need…

Photo: Clayton Patterson

…The Abrons Arts Center at the Henry Street Settlement also boasts its own community fridge…

Photo: Clayton Patterson

…Power Malu of Overthrow Boxing is one of the creators of the world renowned Bridge Runners running club, which uses Bleecker Street as a starting place. Here’s a photo op at the foot of the Bowery Mural Wall for a recent run…

Photo: Clayton Patterson

…Area stalwart Lucien is back open on First Avenue.

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