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

Posts tagged “Mulberry Street

Photo of the day: “I ~AM~ BIG, IT’S THE PICTURES THAT GOT SMALL!”

I AM BIG HvR

Photo of the day: “You’re Norma Desmond. You used to be big.” “I ~AM~ BIG, IT’S THE PICTURES THAT GOT SMALL!”
As seen in Little Italy, New York on the corner of Hester and Mulberry Streets.

Photo of the day: A LEG UP ON CHRISTMAS

A LEG UP ON CHRISTMAS

Photo of the day: A LEG UP ON CHRISTMAS – So I’m sitting in cozy Da Gennaro restaurant on Mulberry Street in Little Italy, enjoying a lunch by myself, feeling a little like Rose Castorini (Olympia Dukakis), Cher’s mother in “Moonstruck.” My corner window seat had a perfect view of the intersection of Hester and Mulberry Streets. As the snow flurries danced about, I watched the people scurrying by. Most were tourists wondering where to eat or find that Dean Martin cd. Then I saw this guy crossing the street and I noticed something rather unusual sticking out of his backpack. Let’s hope it was a mannequin’s leg and not a real one. Maybe he was taking it home to create another ‘leg lamp’ from the 1983 movie “A Christmas Story”, let’s hope . . .

"A Christmas Story" 1983 film

“A Christmas Story” 1983 film

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