Sunday, September 25, 2022

About Town - September 25, 2022

Recent photos of Columbia

(Click/tap on photos to see larger, sharper images.) 

Two albatwitch sightings (here and below)

The Albatwitch Day Festival is Saturday, October 8, 2022.
Columbia Spy reported on the event in years past, including the first one in 2014:

About 10 of these black-hatted cyclists rode through town Saturday morning.

The ever-fascinating Mount Bethel Cemetery features many unique tombstones, some from back when drapery was king.

This marker features a humanoid form, most likely to memorialize an infant death.

This one's sinking fast.

Those downtown buildings have nothing on this apartment building.

Veterans' markers


Fragments of the Past: an old time wooden wheelchair with doll and ouija board

And a nifty Halloween display

Abandoned unicorn

Abandoned bike

This heron just wanted to be alone.

But these mallards kept encroaching.

Like unwanted company, they just wouldn't leave.


Meanwhile, over in Hempfield: pumpkin time!  
(Here and below)


Words of wisdom at the Boys & Girls Club

Going in deep at the intake project

A tune-up for Halloween?

This guy's ready.

For once, graffiti that took some time and effort.

New garden boxes on Bank Avenue

If you get the boot, tell the borough you want a special master to review it.
(It's worth a try.)

Now hiring

An insurrectionist flag

An lone barrel

A stepladder to nowhere

At Coffee & Cream


The wheels on this bridge plaza cannon have been removed for rehab. The backstory is HERE.


Halloween at Bootleg Antiques


Phone book - a relic of the past, in the present

JG Environmental recently signed a 29-year lease agreement with the borough for use of the old sewer plant at bargain basement prices.

Rising high at Living Stones


This week's ferals

Coming in for a landing