Puddle Jumping Chronicles

Bowery Water Sweep

Posted August 2, 2012 at 11:23 am

In a neighborhood riddled with terrible drainage, a not uncommon sight. Sweeping the water into the sewers. Spotted outside the Bowery Mission after yesterday’s early morning downpour.

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Streets

Early Edition: October 31

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:00 am

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Biking Through South Street Flood Waters [Video]

Posted August 29, 2011 at 6:28 am

While some folks were out assessing the damage yesterday morning, others were riding around town on bikes.

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Huge Puddle Lake at Kenmare and Mulberry

Posted March 11, 2011 at 2:37 pm

Okay, this puddle-lake at the northwest corner of Mulberry and Kenmare is the largest we’ve seen around the neighborhood in quite some time.

Puddle Jumping Chronicles: Canal & Bowery

Posted January 13, 2011 at 6:28 am

Just try and cross Canal Street at Bowery today.

The Puddle Jumping Chronicles [Video]

Posted December 31, 2010 at 6:38 am

This week, discarded couch cushion is ingeniously utilized as a foot bridge across the river at the corner of Essex and Rivington.

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Snowmageddon Meltdown

Last modified December 31, 2010 at 12:20 am

Our love of city snowstorms is equally countered by the inevitable nuisance of the street melt (not a sandwich).  Maneuvering past snow bulkheads and corner puddles is definitely a strategy in itself.  Especially since many of these cold slush pools tend to be deceptively deep.