Bartenders Skills with a Manhatten continues his treatment of Nyack New York. But first here’s a shot from part one where BSWAM documents the moment when brutalism hit Nyack, and after it, a shot I took of the Curtin University library yesterday. Uncanny. I also like that we are displaying homes from Padbury and Nyack New York on the same day.
“And the great 200-year old estates themselves shall become apartment dwellings; and the gardens thereof shall be paved with parking lots; and many the basketball hoop shall sprout among them.”
And lo it was done, and sucked the Hairy Root of legend.
And did seize the ancient mansions of the 1700s and 1800s and 1900s and that cool house from 1958, and did paint them, to borrow a phrase from P. J. O’Rourke, “colors unfit for the posteriors of baboons.”
And the young Jennifer Connolly did run in all her beauty through the streets in the first 3 minutes of the film “Labyrinth,” in what might be described as an “in-joke” in that the people of Nyack have been off to see the wizard since wizards there were to see.