After spotting these entertainers entering an elevator I said, “How about a picture?” This is the result.
Since I took this picture, the cigarette ad has been removed.
A grim but interesting scene in a Queens cemetery.
Yes, this is Rodney King whom I met in April at a book talk of his in Harlem. He was there with his fiance.
Taken at the Harlem Book Fair.
The new wing to Harlem Hospital.
Can you spot 1WTC and 5WTC buildings under construction?
This is Celia Sandys, grand daughter of Winston Churchill after a book talk of hers at the Morgan Library.
One image of the magnificent Shearith Israel Synagogue, the oldest in the U.S.
Taken at Battery Park.
And you thought the Naked Cowboy was white.
The view from the Garden of Stones at the Museum of Jewish Heritage in Battery Park.
The infamous Reverend Billy and the Church of Stop Shopping at Figment on Roosevelt Island.
An installation at Figment.
Flags above the Port Authority after the Aurora, Colorado gun massacre.
This and the next photo were taken on the Intrepid before a black tie affair featuring remarks by Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta.
A blue man under a blue moon.
The Unisphere in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park. It’s huge!
“The reason I called this meeting…”
And so… what is wrong with this picture?
Spotted posing for a professional photographer.
This event, at Bayside High School featured Clifton Truman Daniel and two survivors of the U.S. bombings of Nagasaki and Hiroshima.
The Great Hall at Cooper Union.
This took place outside Fordham Law School near Lincoln Center.
A scene from United Colors of Benetton near Houston St. and Broadway.
A familiar scene, backed-up traffic heading into the Lincoln Tunnel to New Jersey.
At this huge affair the featured speaker was Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke.
Found on a subway car.
Ford’s CEO introduces the Lincoln Motor Company and its MKZ luxury sedan at the Lincoln Center.
The construction continues next to the National September 11 Memorial.
When Hollywood is on your block, watch out for the tow trucks.
This mentally ill fella isn’t sporting a gun, and so is ignored.
It’s an old city, in need of repair all over.
This and the following are images from The Economist 2013 Festival. It took place at the Skirball Center at NYU.
This is Kal, the longtime illustrator for The Economist, next to the drawing he created during his talk.
I never found out who this wax or ceramic figure represented or where it was headed.
Yes, this is the statue of Christopher Columbus, from Columbus Circle - in a living room. Google it.
These sandwiches went to victims of Superstorm Sandy in the Rockaways.
Some of the damage of the boardwalk in the Rockaways, taken on Thanksgiving day.
Drivers will remember the gas lines after Sandy.
Part of a mural in the ballroom where Malcolm X was assassinated - in Washington Heights.
Marking another sad time period in the tri-state area. Very sad.
A Queens town’s remembrance of those massacred in Connecticut.
This protest took place across from the United Nations the day before Christmas.
One image of Times Square.
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