Wednesday, June 22, 2016

The Ash Bucket

Almost all East Villagers will recognize what this is chained to a tree outside the beloved Kikoo All You Can Eat Sushi & Sashimi restaurant on First Avenue:

Chained to a tree.

For those born in the East Village, who probably don't know, it's an ash bucket — it's where you put the ashes (and hot coals) from the fireplace before taking them outside!

Here is a closer view:

Closer view.

Here is a close-up of the lock, and the label telling you what it is that's supposed to go here:

Lock and label.

You'd have to be on the ground before you even saw that Cigarettes label!

Here is an aerial view:

Aerial view.

Plastic cups with straws are almost like cigarettes, which are almost like ashes and hot coals… in the East Village Today!

#eastvillage #ashbuckets #chains #cigarettebutts #firstavenue #kikoosushiandsashimi #labels #locks #plasticcups #straws


  1. that last photo, that was taken with a drone, right? very cool!!!