Behold, the Grand Street Snowman

Posted on: January 31st, 2011 at 6:28 am by

The world famous Essex Street Snowman now has a new friend just a few short blocks to the north.  This copycat sidewalk sculpture appeared Friday afternoon outside Eastern Super Market at 335 Grand Street.

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While not as large as its Essex neighbor, the Grand Street Snowman has some flare of its own, including a trashbag scarf and beer-cup buttons. One thing is certain – there’s a new standard in town.  The bar for urban snowmen has been reset.

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Meanwhile, the Essex Street Snowman shed its cumbersome hoodie in yesterday’s heatwave.  He was sweating profusely!

And as a postscript, either of these behemoths can kick the East Village Octopussy! Bring it.

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