What’s happening outside my neck of the woods?


The queen of food porn takes a trip to Woodside, Queens. [TGWAE]

Brooklyn by Bike plans a street vendor odyssey for Sunday (rain date the 25th). [BbB]

Bronx Bohemian is back, with the long-awaited second part of an interview with Bronx Borough Historian Lloyd Ultan. [BB]

The lowdown on the Uptown Salon: “This month marks the first anniversary of Harlem’s Uptown Salon,
a showcase and forum for the discussion of creative work, and an
organization that seeks to foster a tightly knit artistic community in
Harlem and the Upper West Side.” (tonight!) [Free NYC]

Count us among those who’re glad that Walking Is Transportation, our
favorite Staten Island blog, is back. Here’s a lovely meditation on
writing and waterfronts. [WIT]


New Brighton painter Bill Murphy’s heroic Along Arthur Kill (watercolor on paper, 54 x 62, 2007-08). Information: aburninglight.com [painting via Walking Is Transportation]