Daily photographs by HANS VON RITTERN, with humorous, artistic and social commentary on life in the big city.

Archive for September 1, 2012

From the gallery: SHADES OF GLORY

SHADES OF GLORY: While taking a stroll on a beautiful wooded path in upstate South Salem, New York, I came across remnants of Labor Days past.

Photo of the day: MRS. FONG TAKES A BREAK

MRS. FONG TAKES A BREAK: Taking a coffee stain out of Mr. Harris’ shirt – no problem.
Washing the upstairs neighbor’s shirt – no problem.
Hemming the skirt for Miss Lacosta – no problem.
Dry cleaning and ironing that damned sequined tuxedo jacket – that was a bitch . . . so Mrs. Fong takes a break,
Jeanne 1 Hour Dry Cleaners, 925 Eighth Avenue.
Launder a man’s shirt – $2.00
Dry clean a man’s pant – $6.50
Dry clean a woman’s blouse – $5.25
Wash & Fold – $1.00 per pound