Category: Trash Cans

The trash cans of New York City are self-portraits of the people, lives, and stories that define the City’s streets, priorities, and culture.

Growing Up

Everything was gold, Until it wasn’t. The shine of my innocence gone, That currency of trust. The bright luster of the future, The dull shadow of now. The sun setting on the sunrise, That yellow fold of time. Everything was...Read More

Elementary Art

“Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.” - Pablo Picasso  “Logic will take you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.” - Albert Einstein “The strength of every...Read More
knitting is a popular hobby in new york city

Knit Wits

The era of COVID-19 and quarantining has dramatically changed how New Yorkers live life. To cope with our daily anxiety and deep sense of isolation, many New Yorkers have taken on new hobbies and self-improvement initiatives. Knitting, for example, offers...Read More
Abandoned baby doll next to NYC trash can.

Lost Innocence

New York City is a place of lost innocence. From broken dreams and life-changing mistakes to financial ruin and regretful relationships, this City feeds on lost innocence like a midnight raccoon in a Central Park trash can. And that’s a...Read More