Animus Arts Collective 'Flaming Cactus' Installation at Astor Place, NYC

As part of the NYC Summer Streets program, the Animus Arts Collective has converted the light posts in and around Astor Place in the East Village area of NYC into 'flaming cactuses' using neon colored plastic zip ties.  The exhibit has created an awesome spectacle at a low cost and should remain in place for the next year.  Considering the durability of these things, we don't think it should be a problem. Remember trying to open toys packaged with these things when you were a kid? Not fun.  You can see the psychedelic lamp posts any time by hopping off of the N or R train at 8th Street/ NYU or the 6 train at Astor Place.