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I found a greaser, and a clock with no hands.
Where am I?
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Cross Bay Blvd
cross bay blvd?
Definitely Cross Bay Blvd. I pass it everyday.
WE ALWAYS REFER TO THIS FIGURE AS ELVIS. IT’S ON WOODHAVEN BLVD IN QUEENS.
OOPS!! I MEANT CROSS BAY BLVD.
Cross Bay Blvd in Ozone Park. This was by Audrey Pheffer’s old office. And, there’s a real estate office as well. There used to be a cigarette in the statue’s mouth too. Why is this there? It seems out of place.
I used to drive by it all the time, the first time I saw it I thought someone was getting ready to jump.
Looks more The Fonz to me.
I don’t know about this particular statue, but isn’t there a building with similar statues in the Bronx, off the 2/5 trains in Morrisania?
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This is the place in the Bronx that I’m thinking about:
It’s on Cross Bay, but I don’t think it’s Elvis or the Fonz. I could be wrong about this, but I think it’s an odd tribute to Jack Kerouac, who lived in a house not far away (across the Blvd.?) with his parents while he started writing “On the Road.” The building now houses a floral shop called “A Little Shoppe of Flowers.”
The real question should be “What has no hands yet has hands?”
He used to have a cigarette in his mouth. Back then, I figured he was supposed to be James Dean.
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