118flightmural.jpgOn public art in Queens: An excerpt from Public Art New York, by architect Jean Parker Phifer and photographer Francis Dzikowski [Newyorkology]

Coke with that slice? DEA busts drug-dealing pizza parlor in the Bronx. [Animal]

A guide to Boerum Hill [Lost City]

Images of America publishes new volume on St. George, Staten Island. Plus: “town” or “neighborhood”? [Walking Is Transportation]

The making of Manhattanville: What will be lost when Columbia expands? [Manhattanville.net, via an older post on JVNY]

Bonus: From my own back yard — if you haven’t seen Jon Kessler’s amazing installation “Kessler’s Circus” at Deitch Projects (76 Grand Street) you’ve only got through tomorrow. Here’s an older VBS.TV documentary series on Kessler, set in his long-time Williamsburg studio, that should give you a feel for the work.

Image from Newyorkology:

James Brooks, Artist, 1938-40
Collection of the City of New York
Marine Air Terminal
Delano & Aldrich, Architects, 1937-40; Restoration by Beyer Blinder Belle, Architects, 1995-6
West end of LaGuardia Airport, Flushing