The commentary in this post is by Leon Hale. The photos are mine.
When I'm at home and think of New York City, this is the picture I visualize most often. It was shot in the lower end of Central Park, through the trees to the high-rises on the street called Central Park South.
Construction workers on the Upper East Side in Manhattan gather around a street vendor for their lunch. Taco and fajita time.
Vehicular traffic is no longer allowed in Times Square and on weekends the street is invaded by hordes of visitors. We heard half a dozen different languages spoken in this crowd.
They celebrated Bastille Day on Sunday with a street fair and three blocks of French food.
A little touch of the country in New York -- a tomato plant growing on the sidewalk on East 13th St.