Weather

Sep
21
A rainbow's arc just clears the roof of a corner Brooklyn brownstone.

Poised Between Light and Dark

As the warmth fades from our streets, the light slowly ebbs from our sky.
2 min read
Aug
10
Window air conditioning units jut out in perpendicular cubes from the floors of a brownstone.

A Brigade of Precarious ACs Plays Its Droning Song

The heartbeat of the city is the steady drip-drip drip-drip of air conditioners.
3 min read
Jul
27
A thick streak of lightning quivers between the top of the Empire State Building and the heavens above Manhattan's skyline.

Summer Lightning Strikes the Empire State Building

During a thunderstorm, the 1,454-foot tall Empire State Building often channels heaven’s fury.
3 min read
May
27
Night Comes in Through the Window

Night Comes in Through the Window

Your screen is a fluttering membrane onto the darkness. Night scratches its fur against the thin separator, seeping into your room through osmosis.
3 min read
Mar
24
A curving, quiet city street calls to mind the circuitous path of a stream.

Spring Rains Feed a Lost Brook

When the spring rains pour and create rivers through the streets, do they also feed a long-buried creek?
2 min read
Mar
08
A rain-bedraggled pigeon faces the elements in the midst of a pedestrian crosswalk.

The False Spring That Is Followed By Cold Rains

Take heed of each day in March. It will try to catch you unawares.
2 min read
Jan
31
An icicle drips from the fanged, grimacing, toothy maw of a winged stone monster.

Icicles Hang at Precarious Heights

Menace awaits on every architectural angle, every surface where sun-warmed slush slaloms its way off a precipice.
3 min read
Jan
10
A stone face, looking wind-weary, peers out from the carved keystone of a building façade.

Winds Like Knives Slice Through the Intersections

The city is a tapestry of snarled wind patterns.
3 min read