This is why you need neighborhood bloggers like Miss Heather over at the wonderful Newyorkshitty. Without them you wouldn't know that the carnival/graveyard of toys on North 1st and Bedford in Williamsburg continues to be faithfully maintained even though its creator, artist Luis Rivera died last winter. A woman named Carmen has been updating the colorful and creepy tableaux, and she's taking donations. Not for herself, of course — for the stuffed animals. They need clothes to look nice for your pictures!
A Bedford Avenue Mystery Solved! [Newyorkshitty]