I saw this from the bus, and hopped off. You can't miss a flaming redhead plopped down on the sidewalk. (Two hours later, thousands of anti-globalists and riot cops came down stomping this very block. It's likely something very terrible happened to Red.)
WHEN: September 2009 WHERE: North Side, Pittsburgh Never mind that this is lying on the ground ... who would design a pacifier to make a baby look like it's sucking the brains out of the back of a cat's head?
WHEN: March 2009 WHERE: Lawrenceville, Pittsburgh Today, the Pittsburgh Pirates have a chance to lock up one of the greatest records in all of professional sports: most consectutive losing seasons (17). To show support, I offer this busted baseball.
I walk a lot in the city and few things catch my eye more than the forlorn toy lying in the gutter or some other sad spot. I am haunted by a dirty, fuzzy stuffed rabbit wedged into the tiny space surrounding a pay phone; by the legs of a plastic creature bursting out from beneath a car wheel; by the headless action figure lying prone in an oily puddle.
There are a million homeless toys in endless cities: Do send in your own photos and I'll post them here. (Real stumbled-upon toys only, please; no set-ups. ) Tell me what city the sad toy is in, and any other info you'd like to provide.