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newtown creek on an overcast day

Connor and I walked over to the Newtown Creek Nature Park and spent an hour there talking about the creek, industry and remove…what an amazing respite from the rest of the city.

 

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whale creek inlet

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Facing Queens from the steps that mislead you to think of walking into the Creek.
They’re designed a bit like the ghats in India.

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this guy ran out of gas and was paddling to the put-in with a hose on a stick. he works for bridge safety.

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and this is an incredible odd sculpture along the Greenpoint Ave side of the Wastewater Treatment Facility. It’s not an entrance to the building, but a strange inside/outside overbuilt water feature.