Archive for July, 2009

Thu 2 Jul 2009 9:43 pm   //   Posted in: Brooklyn, Photos, Weather

Rainbow over Brooklyn

The Brooklyn Bridge, photographed earlier today.



Thu 2 Jul 2009 8:00 am   //   Posted in: Food & drink, Music

Is there a Pizza Hut-Taco Bell on Jamaica Avenue?

I’m at the Pizza Hut! I’m at the Taco Bell! I’m at the combination Pizza Hut and Taco Bell!

I can’t explain why that stoner refrain is so darn catchy, but it cannot be denied. Give a listen to the Das Racist song “Combination Pizza Hut and Taco Bell (Wallpaper Remix).” You can play it here (MP3) or here (Pitchfork) or here (YouTube).

I don’t know if this song will be a hit, but it begs the question: Is there really a combination Pizza Hut and Taco Bell on Jamaica Avenue in Queens? Yes. There is. It’s now been immortalized in song. Here it is on Google Street View: (more…)