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Cable tie art "Flaming Cactus"

I’m just watching an old episode of CSI New York on tv and the suspected murder weapon (lovely) is a cable tie or zip tie as they call them. 240 more words


The Animus Arts Collective and the Flaming Cactus. Following them around and seeing how they make thousands of peoples' lives a little bit better.

The first incarnation of The Flaming Cactus installation appeared in Astor Place at the beginning of August. Seeing it for the first time, you don’t really know what to make of it, only that it seems glad. 409 more words

New York City

2011's Best New Things in the East Village

A year ago I came up with an arbitrary eight new things in the East Village that made me happy. I’d like it to become an annual tradition here on NearSay. 1,384 more words


Cooper Square's Flaming Cactus

It is pretty cool to think about how something so simple can turn a busy intersection into an eclectic piece of art. Back in August, artists associated with the… 86 more words


Flaming Catus, Batman! Still No Bathroom?

Day 836 without a working bathroom.

All right, all right, it’s only day eight. Still, it feels like 836. And is evidenced by all the dirty laundry I have been lugging around on the subway, we are officially living like nomads, depending on the kindness of our friend and said friend’s blowup mattress. 232 more words


DIY Public Art Project: Flaming Cactus

If you’ve been around Astor Place lately, you have probably noticed the poles and street lights lined with bright, colorful cable ties. The cable ties are linked together, forming a circle around the circumference of the poles. 233 more words