A few days ago we spent a very nice day in WILLIAMSBURG. I have only been there once before and that was about five years ago so it was nice to revisit and see how the area has changed. While we were there we also visited our friend Matthew's family's loft. After a tour around the loft Matthew made us VODKA TONICS and sent us up to THE ROOFTOP to hang out there while he finished up some work (he was working on an artwork that's now on display in E's studio at ISCP, it's very nice, will post some pictures later). The rooftop has quite an amazing view over Manhattan. I guess people living here get used to it and don't think about it that much, but as you probably can tell from my pictures I am still fascinated by the NY buildings and the different skylines. Looking at the skyline and the new Freedom Tower that's under construction, I realized how people in this neighborhood would have had a straight view to the disaster that had happened just there. When Matthew joined us later he showed us where, a little over 11 years ago, he had been standing with his then three year old son on his arm, watching the first tower collapse. When the smoke started to disappear his thoughts were interrupted by his son asking 'where did the building go'?