J.D. Crowe is the staff cartoonist for the Mobile Register. His darkly clever, provocative images have appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Time Magazine, on CNN, and CBS Sports.
The 14th Regiment Armory was built for the National Guard (nee New York militia) in 1893. The massive Brooklyn structure was supposed to mimic the castles of Europe — brick towers and fortifications of previous centuries. Now a YMCA, the Armory today is a shelter (filled to capacity) with nursing home evacuees from Hurricane Sandy. The metaphor: What was built [Read More]