There's a really cool street lamp on our corner...
...and more of them all along Myrtle Avenue.
The originals would have been installed in the 1910s.
There are a few of the real ones left in Manhattan, but I love seeing them in my own neighborhood. These are replicas of this type; 'modern' steel ones were installed in the interim. I'd much rather have these.
Yesterday my pharmacy was getting a new window design for spring.
Around the corner I get pizza from Maurice.
Queens "claims more languages spoken and more passports possessed than any county in the world," according to a recent NY Times article.
Glendale was once largely German with some Italian and Irish; more recently, our neighborhood has also welcomed a number of Polish immigrants. According to Forgotten NY, Glendale is still "home to the largest German-American population in not only Queens, but also in all of the City of New York."