Last Friday, July 1, photographer Andrew Piccone traveled to four neighborhoods in New York City. He spent an hour in each, to document the people, the looks and the sultry, lazy heights of summer. He brought back seven photos from each neighborhood, as he moved along from Rockaway Beach to the Upper East Side.
Rockaway Beach, on Beach 96th Street, 2 to 3 p.m.
Awl columnist D.R. Adams is on a brief Internet sabbatical. (COLOR ME JEALOUS, HEATHER.) He will be communicating via something called "the mail." (If you remember, the mail is where you used to get "the checks," back when you had a job!) What follows is our commissioning of a column, which will be published next week, whenever the fine people at the U.S.P.S. allow. Now if you will excuse me, I must go find some "stamps."