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Monday, June 21, 2010

Before the Game, in Alphabet City

Still life, NYC
Photo by myself, in Alphabet City.

Yes, you can get a can of PBR (Pabst Blue Ribbon, an inexpensive beer) and a shot of alcohol for five bucks. Lol.

Most bars have crowds of onlookers outside, watching the World Cup games. This one was less inviting, with its curtains drawn.


It has been very, very hot and humid here recently , which is typical for New York summers. Between 11 am and 6 pm, it's best not to move around. Outside, there is the constant hum of air conditioning.

My fiance, Mark, dislikes this weather and has been threatening to move to California. I spoke with my parents in LA for Fathers Day. They are happy to report that the weather there is as perfect as always (70s, no humidity).

Related posts: Drinkers Wanted, in Brooklyn, The Brooklyn Ice House, Red Hook and Last Call Park Slope, and 10 Things to do in New York.


Olivier said...

et il y a du monde pour voir les matchs de l'equipe des etats-unis dans les bars ?

Lily Hydrangea said...

my husband dislikes NY weather & likes to fantasize about moving to CA. too.

Ken Mac said...

this weather sucks the life out of me

ρομπερτ said...

Somehow reminds me of the saying, that "one who has a WHY to live, bears nearly every HOW". Same can be said for Athens, with a temp. during midday close to 100F. Last night there were no electricity for the most part of it, probably due to the large usage of A/C. Please have a nice Tuesday.

daily athens

elsiee said...

having just returned from Florida back home to California I have vowed NEVER to whine about California weather (such as it is in all of it's almost continuous most glorious perfection) ever again!!

come to California sweet girl the weather is lovely...