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Pink Thing of The Day: Cotton Candy Clouds Over Coney Island

cotton candy clouds photo by gail worley
Photo by Gail

Coney Island Summer Fridays are a thing I take advantage of at least once per season. Aside from the food, the fair and the fireworks, there was an added perk on offer during my recent annual pilgrimage: Clouds that looked like Cotton Candy. These gorgeous formations in shades of rose Pink and slate Blue hovered over the ocean as the sun prepared to set. They were simply breathtaking. If you were somewhere in New York, maybe you saw them as well.

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Shark Attack Restroom!

shark exhibit building photo by gail worley
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What a crazy coincidence that, on the same day I read This Article, I found myself in what I am calling the Shark Attack Bathroom (!) which is located at the tail end of the Sharks exhibit at the New York Aquarium. Let’s take a safe peek.

shark bathroom photo by gail worley
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Eye On Design: Brooklyn Toile Pattern Wallpaper

brooklyn toile wallpaper photo by gail worley
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Mike Diamond (Mike D of the Beastie Boys) wanted a Brooklyn-inspired toile wallpaper for the walls of his Cobble Hill brownstone. In 2012, he worked with designers Vincent J. Ficarra and Adela Qersaqi at Revolver New York, and John Sherman of local manufacturer Flavor Paper to produce a design that pays tribute to Brooklyn in a manner that looks, from a distance, like a traditional eighteenth centre French toile — a printed textile with small scenes that make up an overall pattern.

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Pink Thing Of The Day: Jigglypuff Game Prize

Jigglypuff Toy
Photos By Gail

How cute are these little guys? If you are familiar with the Pokemon species, then you know this round, pink creature is called a Jigglypuff. This past summer, Jigglypuff was available to win as a prize at various carnival games found at Coney Island’s Luna Park. This plush toy is about the size of basketball.

Jigglypuff Toy

Bacon Thing Of The Day: Mini Bacon Plush

Mini Bacon Plush
Photos By Gail

How long has it been since I featured a Bacon Thing of The Day on this site? The answer is: So very long. The wait is now over, however, as a I recently located an apprioriate Bacon Thing of The Day in the form of this teeny Plush Bacon Toy. Oh, the cuteness.

Mini Bacon Plush

Mini Bacon Plush is by Yummy World, and you can see by the tag that they make an entire line of cute mini-plush food item toys. Because someone had to.

Photographed at It’Sugar, Located at 1318 Surf Avenue in Coney Island, Brooklyn.