Place Moments

Steve Zeitlin


Zeitlin, Steve. “Downstate: Place Moments.” New York Folklore, vol. 37: 1-2, 2011. p. 11.


“Unwittingly,” writes New York Times reporter Somini Sengupta, “I have turned into a student of light. The August light that envelops the beaten-down old streets of Red Hook, I have learned, is more melancholy than the morning light during lilac season in the Brooklyn Botanic Garden. The sun sparkling on the crown of the Chrysler building is whimsical, 'like a woman dressed for a party at high noon.'”