Posts Tagged ‘56th st’

Dancing in the street

September 4, 2013

records playing

The cones would have you believe the sidewalk is wet, but that was hours ago. While the woman frugs, the doorman from the hotel across the street yawns. He is paid to look blasé.


Mirror gestures

August 26, 2011

Some might disagree, but I think gestures are contagious. I’ll do some further research on the topic.

Attire for a heatwave

July 22, 2011

White clothing is supposed to reflect the heat, keep the wearer cool. By extension, there must be advantages of a white purse, sandals, and sunglasses.

Big pink purse

July 10, 2011

At some point, a purse becomes so large it could be called luggage. What might taking up space in this big bag? Definitely clothing, shoes, phone, and some make-up. Probably some food and reading material. Maybe a small animal like a chihuahua.

Looks like an ordinary corner

June 16, 2011

I was trying to see what this man was taking pictures of, but having no luck because he was too tall. I couldn’t see the back of the camera. From where I stood, the corner looked pretty unremarkable, but maybe that was what the photographer was after.

The low-budget gym

June 15, 2011

You never know what you’ll see, walking down the street. And mister, since you’re making us watch I feel I can share this with you:¬† don’t forget to do some work on your calves.

Nature & architecture

June 10, 2011

I can’t resist the occasional formal composition. Thank goodness for the plants and the red sign, though. The concrete, marble, and steel are a little severe.

Between you, me & the lamp-post

May 1, 2011

It’s a silly saying, but if they could talk, those posts would have a few stories to tell.

Pedestrians carrying stuff

March 15, 2011

If you’re walking around NYC, you’ve probably got something in one or both hands. You can bend your arm at the elbow or keep it straight.

After the storm, the garbage

January 6, 2011

The storm clean-up involved more than snow. A week and a half after that debacle, the streets are clear, but the garbage trucks have yet to make the rounds. The bags are piling up, and the odor is getting stronger. Meanwhile, investigations have begun into whether the sanitation union staged a slowdown during the blizzard.