It’s all over but the heat and humidity. Labor Day effectively ends summer, but memories of pleasant NYC surprises remain, such as people dressed in white gowns and tutus en route to Diner en Blanc, most lugging tables and chairs. I came upon them with a French friend who thought it was very New York until we discovered that the whole thing originated in Paris
Then there is St. Paul’s Chapel, a reminder of the world’s good wishes for New York and the USA after 9/11 and all the missed opportunities since..
…plus the amazement of finding farmers among the tourists in Rockefeller Center. The ice rink is so 20th century.
Chic West 29th Street with the Ace Hotel and Yaohlee’s boutique becomes the site of Friday worship when the mosque is full:
Most amazing of all, the vendor would not let me pay him for using his stand as a photo op!