Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Banquet

Restaurant Row (Roger Rowlett / Wikimedia Commons)


"To paraphrase Mae West, 'New York is a banquet and most of the suckers in it are starving to death.'"
Chuck Lawliss, Retro NY

Monday, February 27, 2017

Manhattan Domicile

Downtown Manhattan (Pixabay)

"People talk of the pride a New Yorker must feel in his great city! To be a citizen of New York is a disgrace. A domicile on Manhattan Island is a thing to be confessed with apologies and humiliation. "
George Templeton Strong, Diary: Post-war years, 1865, 1875

Sunday, February 26, 2017