Weekend Special -- Street Food

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All hail the lonely cotton-candy vendor, his wares umbrella'ed above him in pastel, particolored splendor. A harbinger of spring, he waits for the first children to arrive in the park across the street in Richmond Hill, Queens (click to enlarge).

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At 113th Street and Park Avenue in Manhattan, where the Metro North railway takes wing and becomes elevated, a pair of hand-painted signs for a meat-oriented supremarket that seems to no longer exist (though one of the same name still does business on N. 6th in Williamsburg). Did the painter use 1940s hand-colored postcards for a model. Why are the farm animals so large? Any why are the pigs stacked that way?

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