Allison C. Meier

Allison C. Meier

Brooklyn
Feb
17
Two traffic cones stand guard before a gaping pothole that has already eaten their comrade cone, as well as some trash.

Potholes Manifest from Winter Freezes

It’s reported that the city has hundreds of thousands of potholes a year; a monumental annual rite of repair.
2 min read
Jan
26
Field of stars in the night sky. The three brightest form a triangle to the left of the constellation Orion.

The Great Dog of Winter Is a Beacon in the Night Sky

Even where light pollution shrouds most constellations from view, Sirius—the brightest star in our night sky—is especially visible in winter.
3 min read
Jan
19
The imposing, leafless arms of a large tree create an imposing silhouette against a backdrop of buildings and the street.

Admire the Bones of our Great Trees

Linger before the skeletons of slight zelkovas and mighty oaks. Marvel at the wooden menagerie stretching above our streets and parks.
3 min read
Dec
28
Large clouds of steam billow from nighttime streets. Neon lights lend vivid color to their forms.

Steam Rises from the Ground in Phantasmagoric Clouds

In this second edition, we consider the spectral weather emanating from the winter streets.
2 min read
Dec
21
The Solstice Arrives and Shadows Lengthen into the Darkest Days

The Solstice Arrives and Shadows Lengthen into the Darkest Days

Look down and watch your shadow stretch to its longest height.
2 min read