This week’s polar vortex (cough:cough lame ass name for a cold front) reminded us about the last lingering polar vortex we experienced, where we were privy to this giant ice formation on the platform of the F/G train at 4th Avenue-9th Street. The multi-million dollar facelift that the station is receiving hasn’t had good luck fixing the leaky pipes at the southern end of the platform, because the world’s largest icicle sprouted up there over the course of several days.
We know that this construction project on the corner of Spring and Mulberry is years, maybe even decades in the making.
But that corner lot will always be known to us as a good place for junkies to pee in, because that’s what we used to see going on it in when it was a parking lot. Now a different set of junkies will eventually move in and they will get to pee in it. America!
This is the Avenue X subway station along the F train in Brooklyn.